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About Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is the only national law firm in the United States whose practice is devoted primarily to public finance and public projects. Each of our specialty areas supports and complements our municipal transactions practice. The Firm has more attorneys engaged in the full time practice of public finance and projects than any other law firm in the country. This concentration of expertise constitutes an unparalleled resource for our clients.

The Firm is consistently ranked among the top law firms in the nation in terms of volume as bond counsel and underwriters' counsel. In 2015 the Firm was ranked first nationally as underwriters' counsel and second as bond counsel, according to Thomson Reuters. Hawkins has participated in virtually every type of transaction in the public finance arena. Our project finance and public contracts practices are also distinguished in their breadth and experience.

The Firm also has the richest heritage in terms of service to the municipal industry. Founded in 1854, the Firm has been recognized nationally for its bond opinions since the late 19th century. Our attorneys have taken part in many of the landmark undertakings in our nation's history, including tollways, port authorities, housing finance agencies, environmental facilities, fiscal recovery agencies, and non-profit institutions. Hawkins has evolved into a full service public finance law firm of over 80 lawyers. The Firm's New York headquarters are located at 28 Liberty Street in Lower Manhattan's financial district. The Firm also maintains offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento, California, Portland, Oregon, Washington, D.C., Newark, New Jersey, Hartford, Connecticut and Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Additional info
Year of establishment 1854 Number of Partners 46
Number of offices 7 Partner:associate ratio 1.50
Biggest office Percentage of women attorneys 22.70
Number of attorneys 83 Percentage of minority attorneys 22.90
Number of associates 31 Percentage of LGBT attorneys 0.00
Area of practice

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP practices law in the following areas and works with its clients to provide the best possible legal solutions.

  • Arbitrage Rebate Compliance
  • Banking
  • Cultural Institutions And Private Schools
  • Distressed Entities And Workouts
  • Economic And Industrial Development Finance
  • Environmental Facilities Finance
  • Health Care Finance
  • Higher Education Finance
  • Housing
  • Pension Finance
  • Project Finance
  • Public Contracts & Procurement
  • Public Power & Energy Finance
  • Real Estate And Finance
  • Securities Law & Disclosure
  • Securitization & Derivative Products
  • State And Local Finance
  • Student Loan Finance
  • Tax
  • Tobacco Securitization
  • Transportation Finance
Awards and recognitions

Hawkins Wins Award for Work on P3 Project
Howard Zucker was awarded the National Association of Bond Lawyers' Bernard P. Friel Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Finance
Hawkins is nominated as Finalist for the Bond Buyer's Deal of the Year Award
National Association of State Treasurers' corporate affiliate award given to Hawkins Partners

Summer associate program

The firm did not report how much it pays summer associates.

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Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Headquarters


Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Office

1415 L Street ,
Suite 1180
Sacramento, CA

916-326-5200 phone
916-326-5663 fax


Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Office

601 13th Street, N.W. ,
Suite 800 South
Washington, DC

202-682-1480 phone
202-682-1497 fax


Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Office

One Gateway Center ,
24th Floor
Newark, NJ

973-642-8584 phone
973-642-6773 fax


Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Office

One Chase Manhattan Plaza ,
42nd Floor
New York City, NY

212-820-9300 phone
212-514-8425 fax

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