Caleb J. Hays is an associate with Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC, providing counsel in the areas of campaign finance and election law, lobbying and ethics compliance, and tax-exempt organizations, with a particular focus on helping clients communicate their political and advocacy messages successfully on digital platforms.
Caleb served as Associate Counsel to the National Republican Congressional Committee in the 2018 cycle and as full-time law clerk to the Committee in the 2016 cycle, advising the national party committee, Republican Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, and candidates for U.S. House on matters related to federal campaign finance law, House Ethics Rules, contract law, corporate law, and intellectual property regulations.
Before law school, Caleb served in various capacities for former House Republican Conference Vice-Chair Lynn Jenkins, including as Political Director for her successful 2014 primary campaign and as a member of her official staff. Previously, he was a member of the Executive Committee of the Kansas Republican Party and worked in various positions for Republican candidates for state and federal office in Kansas, offering strategic political counsel.
Caleb received his J.D. from William & Mary Law School, where he was an editor of the William & Mary Business Law Review, and his M.B.A. from The University of Kansas School of Business. He is a member of the Kansas Bar, of the Illinois Bar, of the North Carolina Bar, and of the Bar of the District of Columbia.
Caleb lives in Washington, D.C., with his yellow Labrador Retriever, Max. He is a member of the Republican National Lawyers Association and serves on the Board of Directors for the Kansas Society of Washington, D.C.
(*Caleb is a member of the Bars of Kansas, Illinois, North Carolina, and the District of Columbia. Caleb’s practice is limited to matters of federal law.)