Allison Hayward holds position as the Co-Chairwoman of the Board of the Office of Congressional Ethics. She is an elections and ethics attorney in California. Previously, she served as Vice President of Policy at the Center for Competitive Politics. Prior to this she was an Assistant Professor of Law at George Mason University. Hayward has practiced election law in California and in Washington DC and was Counsel to Commissioner Bradley A. Smith of the Federal Election Commission.
In 1994-1995, Professor Hayward was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Danny J. Boggs, United States Court of Appeal for the Sixth Circuit.
She is a member of the State Bar of California, the District of Columbia Bar, United States Supreme Court Bar, and the Eastern District of California Bar.