Chiyel is a corporate and securities associate in our New York office.

Chiyel R. A.  Hayles
Chiyel R. A. Hayles
New York
P+1 646 490 9052
Chiyel R. A.  Hayles

Chiyel represents emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles and in mergers and acquisitions across a broad range of industries.

Chiyel’s practice focuses on general corporate counseling, venture capital financings and mergers and acquisitions. She has represented sellers, buyers and investors in public and private mergers, stock purchases, asset sales and other strategic transactions, including minority investments and complex strategic relationships. Chiyel represents a wide variety of companies from consumer internet, software, telecommunications and entertainment technology industries, as well as a number of leading venture capital firms.

Prior to joining the firm, Chiyel practiced in the New York office of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP.


  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Yale School of Management, M.B.A.
  • University of Pennsylvania, B.A. (Hons), Political Science