Darryl Hair oversees all administrative functions and operations for the firm, working directly with the managing officers and board of directors.
Darryl brings 20 year of experience leading operations, administration, finance, strategy, and information technology from four of the world’s largest and most prestigious law firms. He is a catalyst for change and brings growth through transformation, process re-engineering, and operational improvements.
As Chief Operating Officer, he provides leadership, strategic guidance, and management direction to all operational aspects of the firm. He develops plans for current and long-term operational needs, and is attuned to trends, changes, and best practices in the legal and professional services industries.
Prior to joining Gray Plant Mooty, Darryl served as Chief Operating Officer at a national law firm based in Denver. His experience spans law firms across the U.S. and includes serving as an officer and aviator in the U.S. Navy.
Outside of the office, Darryl is an extreme skier, avid golfer, hockey coach, and cyclist.
Gray Plant Mooty is recognized as one of the leading corporate law firms in Minnesota and one of the top franchise firms in the world. Our roots go back to 1866. Today, we are a full-service firm with nearly 180 attorneys and offices in Minneapolis and St. Cloud, Minnesota; Washington, D.C.; and Fargo, North Dakota.