Kate A. Shaw is a celebrity spouse with an impressive profile. Although she is known as the better half of the distinguished media personality, Chris Hayes who works as a progressive journalist for MSNBC, Shaw has equally made a name for herself as an elite legal analyst with a remarkable erudition. Despite being engaged in her career, the quick-witted wife of Chris Hayes still spends quality time with her family and has never backed down from supporting her husband in his career pursuit, having appeared severally on his shows.
Kate A. Shaw’s Biography
The prestigious lawyer was born to her parents Andy and Mary Shaw in Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America. She is one of the three daughters born to her parents. Her sister, Elizabeth is the Chief Executive Officer of a Charter School network while her other sister, Emily works as the director of a digital library at the Ohio State University. After completion of her high school education, Kate A. Shaw enrolled at Brown University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2001. She later obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in the year 2006 from Northwestern University. While at Northwestern University, Shaw worked as the chief editor of the university’s Law Review.
She is a fellow of the Administrative Conference of the United States. Her earlier career job description involves administrative works for arbiters like Justice John Paul Stevens of the United States Supreme Court and Judge Richard A. Posner of the United States Court of Appeal for the seventh circuit.
At the moment, Kate A. Shaw works as the co-director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Professor. Working as a professor of law, her teachings and research interests include constitutional law, election law, administrative law, the Supreme Court and gender and sexual orientation and the law.
Kate A. Shaw’s Family
Kate A. Shaw is in a blissful union with the notable media personality, Chris Hayes. She is her husband’s first love as the lovebirds met for the first time at Brown University where they both graduated from. The pair solemnized their union in the year 2007 and are proud parents of three adorable children named; Elizabeth Shaw-Hayes, born in 2011, David Emmanuel Shaw-Hayes, born in 2014 and Anya Shaw-Hayes who joined the family in 2018. The couple who has been married for more than two decades are still enjoying their nuptial bliss, living together in New York City.
Shaw’s husband, Chris Hayes is a progressive journalist who serves as the host of weekly news and opinion television show on MSNBC titled, All in with Chris Hayes that won the Emmy Award in 2015 and 2018. He was formerly known as the host of Up with Chris Hayes, a weekend MSNBC show. Chris Hayes is the author of Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy and A Colony in a Nation.
Facts About The Lawyer And Chris Hayes’ Wife
1. Kate A. Shaw’s Broadcasting Career
Kate A. Shaw works as a Supreme Court consultant for ABC News Network and equally serves as a contributor. She has also appeared on MSNBC, among the panels of her husband’s show, All In with Chris Hayes and equally featured as a legal analyst on her husband’s podcast titled, Why Is This Happening?
2. Her Political Appointment
During the administration of the former United States President, Barack Obama, Shaw was given a political appointment that made her serve in the White House Counsel’s Office as a Special Assistant to the President and also Associate Counsel to the President.
3. She Has Received an Award
Following her works as the chief editor of the Northwestern University Law Review, Chris Hayes’s wife was bestowed with the John Paul Stevens Award and was also elected to membership in the order of the Coif.
4. Kate A. Shaw is a Writer
Shaw released a book entitled, Reproduction Rights and Justice Stories, together with Melissa Murray and Reva B in April 2019. Her writings have also gained publications on The New York Times, Take Care Blog and Slate.
5. Her Father
Kate A. Shaw is the daughter of the award-winning Chicago journalist, Andy Shaw. He spent 37 years covering local, state and national politics, business, education, and day-to-day news at the City News Bureau of Chicago, Chicago Sun-Times, NBC 5 and ABC 7 before joining BGA.
He joined the BGA in June 2009 as Executive Director. He was named President and Chief Executive officer in 2011. In March 2018, he stepped away from day-to-day operations. His career Achievements include Journalist of the Year Award by the Chicago Headline Club.