PartnerKirkland & Ellis LLP
Matt Hays is a corporate partner in the Chicago office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. He focuses his practice primarily in the areas of asset finance, securitization and securities matters. Matt's representations have included representing issuers in ABS offerings and warehouse facilities involving personal installment loans, marketplace lenders and loan originators, retail auto and truck loans, cellular sites and distributed antenna systems; multiple ABS offerings representing banks and finance companies such as Ally Financial Inc., Ally Bank, CarMax Business Services, LLC, Bank of the West and World Omni Financial Corp., backed by pools of retail auto loans, dealer floorplan loans and vehicle leases; and representing sellers in whole loan sales and forward flow arrangements. Matt is a member of the Marketplace Lending Committee of the Structured Finance Industry Group.