Hailey Barthel's practice encompasses all aspects of consumer financial services. With a background in both the private and public sectors, she represents clients in regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, compliance counseling, and data governance matters. Hailey has recently expanded her practice to advising on emerging privacy and cybersecurity laws and regulations.

In addition, Hailey has considerable litigation experience. She has defended national banks and financial services companies including mortgage lenders and servicers in connection with federal and state consumer protection matters arising from allegations of mortgage fraud, predatory lending and violations of consumer protection statutes.

Before joining Hinshaw, Hailey practiced at the New York headquarters of a national law firm. While there, she counseled clients on compliance with federal regulations and administrative proceedings, and defended domestic and international companies in complex commercial litigation. Hailey began her career as Assistant Corporation Counsel for the Special Federal Litigation Division of the New York City Law Department, where she litigated civil rights cases from inception to trial. Hailey also previously served as a specialist in the Civil Division's Civil Frauds Unit for the U.S. Attorney's Office of the Southern District of New York. In that capacity, she assisted in investigating and prosecuting large-scale frauds, including health care fraud, mortgage fraud, and other fraud in connection with federal monies and spending.

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • New York City Bar Association

Honors & Awards

  • New York Law School
    • Two-Year Honor Program


  • Co-Presenter, "The Discriminatory Use of Personal Data" National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL), Webinar, October 15, 2020

Community/Civic Activities

  • New York Cares

J.D., New York Law School, 2016

B.A., Pace University, 2013