Hawkins offers governmental agencies, non-profit corporations and financial institutions exceptional legal service and sophisticated counsel in finance and infrastructure transactions.  Founded in 1854 and with 90 lawyers in ten offices across the country, the firm is consistently recognized by clients and peers for sustained excellence.  Our professionals practice with the distinctive collegiality and mutual respect intrinsic to traditional law firm partnerships.

Ranked first as underwriters’ counsel and second as bond counsel nationally over a 40-year span, our firm has closed $1 trillion in public finance transactions.  State and local governments regularly turn to Hawkins, on the strength of our unique specialty practice and outstanding record of innovation and accomplishment, to structure new financing programs, resolve complex tax and securities disclosure questions, and advise on infrastructure procurement, project finance and public private partnership matters.

Hawkins attorneys recognize and value the public purpose at the core of our clients’ projects and programs, be it providing education or health care services, renewable energy, pure water, environmental protection, transportation, economic development, cultural opportunities or affordable housing.  We craft sound and creative legal solutions to major, complex public works and capital project contract and financing challenges that serve the public interest and reflect a deep understanding of the legal and market terrain.