Richard W. Hayden

Richard W. Hayden

Partner

Contact Info

Phone: (215) 972-7164
Fax: (215) 972-7725

Primary Office

Philadelphia
Centre Square West
1500 Market Street, 38th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102-2186

Richard W. Hayden

Partner

Richard W. Hayden

Richard Hayden focuses his practice on complex development projects which combine land use, environmental approvals and public subsidies. He has partnered with clients to work on projects including repurposing a major urban retail mall, supporting development of a corporate headquarters and developing energy generation projects.

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 Energy and Environment, 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, Act 101, and the Pennsylvania Clean Air Act implementation amendments.

Credentials and Accolades

Honors and Awards

Member of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms" National Tier 1 ranked Environmental Law Practice

Legislative Achievement Award, Mid-Atlantic States Air and Solid Waste Management Association, 1992

Memberships and Affiliations

Counsel to Nutter for Mayor Transition Committee

Former Commissioner, Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Chairman, Pennsylvania Low Emission Vehicle Commission

Board of Directors, Community Bank, 2007 to 2015

Education

J.D., Villanova University School of Law, 1981

B.A., Boston College, 1978, magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New Jersey
Pennsylvania

Richard Hayden focuses his practice on complex development projects which combine land use, environmental approvals and public subsidies. He has partnered with clients to work on projects including repurposing a major urban retail mall, supporting development of a corporate headquarters and developing energy generation projects.

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 Energy and Environment, 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, Act 101, and the Pennsylvania Clean Air Act implementation amendments.