Chief Legal Officer
Mr. Hayes has served as Verrica Pharmaceuticals’ General Counsel since September 2018, and as Chief Legal Officer since February 2020. He is also our Chief Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary. With over 30 years of wide-ranging, substantive business and legal experience, Mr. Hayes provides critical legal guidance and effective solutions to drive Verrica on the right path forward, creating value, mitigating risk, and optimizing capabilities for all stakeholders. His extensive legal knowledge spans corporate and securities law and litigation, commercial transactions, contract administration, antitrust law and complex litigation, corporate development and governance, and labor and employment law. Mr. Hayes received a BA in Economics from Villanova University and a JD from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law.