Hawkins First Quarter Representation Includes Top Bond Issuers


In the first quarter of 2020, Hawkins participated in 115 issues including transactions for four of the quarter’s top bond issuers.

Hawkins served as underwriters’ counsel in the issuance by the Buckeye Tobacco Settlement Finance Authority, of $5.352 billion of tobacco settlement asset-backed refunding senior and taxable bonds; disclosure counsel to the Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) in their issuance of $2.42 billion in eight deals; bond counsel to the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) in two deals and as borrower’s counsel for one deal with a combined total par amount of $1.82 billion; and as underwriters' counsel to the State of California in their one deal totaling $2.09 billion

Hawkins is consistently ranked number one underwriters counsel and number two bond counsel in the nation and has more attorneys dedicated to the practice of public finance than any other firm.

#1 All Time Underwriters’ Counsel Nationally (By Volume)