Richard W. Hayden
Richard Hayden focuses his practice on regulatory policy development, larger-scale project development, compliance and permitting, legislative lobbying, budget matters and contracting support with state agencies. His environmental and energy work has included mid-stream gas pipeline state permitting, beneficial reuse of biosolids, municipal solid waste landfill regulatory policy, and Clean Air Act compliance.
Richard is one of three principals of State Street Advisors, LLC, an independent entity not affiliated with Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr. State Street Advisors provides non-legal consulting including government relations, lobbying services and business solutions to clients in a variety of industries.
Richard served in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, where he held seats on the Conservation, Judiciary and Insurance Committees. Among his significant legislative achievements, he was the primary House sponsor and negotiator of major environmental legislation, including the Hazardous Sites Clean Up Act, and the Clean Air Act implementation amendments.