A modern law firm.

John founded Hayden Law with a vision to adapt legal practice to our fast-paced, ever-changing world. As an AI-enabled firm, Hayden Law is committed to putting clients at the cutting edge of legal advantage. John's innovative practice, grounded in technology and public service, is well-suited for emerging industries like blockchain and cannabis, yet flexible enough to cater to a broad range of clients.


With a distinct background in both legal and tech fields, John can navigate complex legal challenges from unique vantage points. His hands-on experience with litigation, business, and public policy allows him to craft tailored legal solutions that resonate with today's needs while maintaining a compassionate human touch.


John's unwavering commitment to his clients is the cornerstone of his practice. He believes in pairing deep legal knowledge with empathy, understanding, and respect for each client's individual journey.


Whether starting a business, dealing with a legal dispute, or in need of general counsel, Hayden Law offers modern solutions that align with the complexities of the contemporary world. With a focus on innovation and client-centric services, Hayden Law stands ready to guide you through today's legal landscape.

John Hayden, Founder

Nate, Cannabis Entrepreneur

"John's insight was crucial for our company's landmark merger. He pinpointed potential contract weaknesses and strengthened them, securing our interests at every stage. As a result, we executed one of the largest mergers in cannabis history with confidence and security, knowing we were legally sound and financially optimized."

Clay, Web3 Entrepreneur

"Throughout my entrepreneurial journey, I've engaged with many lawyers for a variety of needs. However, none have matched the combination of skill and passion that John Hayden brings to his work. His understanding of the law is matched only by his enthusiasm for each case - it's clear he truly loves what he does. This genuine passion is rare and refreshing in the legal world. Now, whenever I have any legal requirements, I know exactly who my first call is to - John." 

Brooke, Security Consultant / Web3 Influencer

"During a particularly challenging period of legal pressure, I found the beacon of support I needed in John Hayden. As a Technology Security Consultant and Web3 Influencer, my field is complex and ever-changing, and John proved to be impressively adept at navigating this intricate landscape. His intuitive understanding of my unique situation, coupled with his comprehensive legal knowledge, made him an indispensable ally. John stood by my side, providing guidance and reassurance when I needed it most."

Shepell, Discord Server Owner

"John made buying my first Discord server straightforward and stress-free. He didn't just handle the legal work—he explained everything in a way that made sense to me. John's patient, easy-going, and clear in his approach. He's more than just a lawyer; he's a reliable guide in the world of blockchain. Thanks to John, I'm now enjoying running my own thriving Discord server. For anyone venturing into the crypto world, I highly recommend John."


How can Hayden Law help you meet your challenge head on?

Business Law

  • Legal guidance for startups.
  • Business formation.
  • Contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Intellectual property protection.
  • Regulatory compliance.
  • Investment deal assistance.
  • Employment matters
  • Antitrust


  • Initial case assessment and strategy.
  • Discovery and trial support.
  • Settlement or verdict management.
  • Appeals.
  • Business conflict resolution.
  • Contract disagreement handling.
  • Complex civil matter expertise.


Cannabis Law

  • Licensing applications.
  • Regulatory compliance.
  • Business formation.
  • Contract negotiation and drafting.
  • Dispute resolution.
  • Seed to shelf guidance on creating a vibrant cannabusiness.


  • Regulatory compliance (state, federal, and international).
  • Intellectual property protection.
  • Privacy and data security guidance.
  • General counsel for blockchain ventures.
  • Strategic advice for blockchain industry challenges.

General Counsel

Acting as your General Counsel, we become a strategic partner, providing proactive legal guidance designed to prevent legal issues before they arise, helping you to make informed decisions, and fostering your business's growth and success. Whether you are a startup, a growing company, or an established business, we are here to offer the legal support you need to navigate today's complex business world.

General Practice

No matter your legal issue, we are here to offer insightful advice, effective solutions, and staunch representation, helping you navigate the legal landscape with confidence and peace of mind.

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Telephone: +1 (612) 787-2962

E-mail: john@hayden.law

Minneapolis, MN


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