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Michele D. Miller Hayes

Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Principal - SVA, A Professional Services Company

On the Job

Michele acts as Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel for SVA, A Professional Services Company and its affiliates.

Michele has legal experience in private practice, government service and private industry. Her legal expertise includes labor and employment law, litigation, contracting, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, and general business. She works with all of the SVA entities on all of their diverse and interesting business needs.

Michele also serves as SVA’s Chief Operating Officer where she is responsible for human resources, marketing and events planning, information technology and facilities.

Michele is a member of the Dane County Bar Association and State Bar of Wisconsin.

Off the Job

Michele and her husband Dan live in Madison, WI.  She is a recent empty-nester, although her two college sons return to the nest regularly. Michele enjoys staying connected to old and new friends from all aspects of life, both virtually and in real life, traveling with friends and family, puzzling and gaming.  She can make almost anything into a competition!  Connecting with people is her favorite pastime.

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  • University of Wisconsin Law School - Juris Doctorate
  • Marquette University - Bachelor of Arts


  • State of Wisconsin - all courts
  • Federal Courts - Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin


  • Juris Doctor (JD)

Professional Memberships/Affiliations/Activities

  • Dane County Bar Association
  • State Bar of Wisconsin

Civic/Community Involvement

  • Advocate and volunteer for multiple organizations supporting women, children and healthcare. Such activities include Lussier Education Center, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin, the Magic Soccer Club, among others.

Our Locations


Madison, WI

1221 John Q Hammons Drive

Suite 100

Madison, WI 53717

(608) 831-8181


Milwaukee, WI

18650 W. Corporate Drive

Suite 200

Brookfield, WI 53045

(262) 641-6888


St. Louis Park, MN

1600 Utica Ave S

9th Floor

St. Louis Park, MN 55416

(800) 366-9091


Colorado Springs, CO

1880 Office Club Pointe

Suite 128

Colorado Springs, CO 80920

(719) 413-5551


Scottsdale, AZ

7135 E. Camelback Road


Scottsdale, AZ 85251

(800) 366-9091

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