Elle Hayes focuses her practice on renewable energy transactions and general corporate matters. She represents clients on tax equity and project finance transactions. She also represents private equity sponsors and private companies in general corporate matters, particularly mergers and acquisitions. Elle represents clients and investors across a variety of industries, including renewable energy, healthcare and technology.

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  • Represented Comvest Partners and its portfolio company Lasko in its acquisition of Intertex, Inc., dba B-Air, a leading provider of air movers, dehumidifiers, air scrubbers, inflatable blowers and complementary products
  • Represented H.I.G. Capital, LLC and its portfolio company Lipari Foods in the acquisition of Troyer Cheese, Inc., Troyer Bros. Trucking, Ltd. and Amish Wedding Foods, Inc., a specialty food distributor, manufacturer and processor
  • Represented lenders in connection with the term loan financing of utility scale solar land projects in Arizona, California and Massachusetts

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  • The National Black Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 – Florida (2020)


  • Elle Hayes Foundation for Women and Children, Founder
  • Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center for Women
  • YWCA Miami Influencers, Member


University of Florida Levin College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2017
University of Central Florida, BA, magna cum laude, 2014

District of Columbia