Richard D. Hailey is a partner at Indianapolis-based Ramey & Hailey, specializing in medical negligence and medical device and pharmaceutical litigation, as well as other complex civil litigation including international claims for injury and death attributed to acts of terrorism. Mr. Hailey is a past President of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Best Lawyers in Indiana.
He holds a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Indiana University-Indianapolis Law School and a Master of Law (LLM) degree in International Law from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He is on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and is a Fellow of the Roscoe Pound Foundation. He has testified before various state legislative committees, as well as the Judiciary Committee of the United States Congress on varied issues involving civil liability law. Most recently he was a member of the trial team in Havlish v. The Republic of Iran which resulted in the seizure of over $800,000,000 in real estate held by “fake” New York City Charities. He and his partner Mary Beth Ramey are members of the Havlish Consortium which has collected over $100,000,000 to date for victims of 911 using the Foreign Sovereignty Immunities Act.
Mr. Hailey has been actively involved with the activities of several international trial lawyer associations, including the Australian Trial Lawyers and trial lawyers in South Africa. He is a frequent national speaker and has taught at numerous AAJ multiday Colleges on trial advocacy.