Brian Garzione

Partner

Washington, DC
t: 202.682.1493
f: 202.682.1486
bgarzione@hawkins.com
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Brian Garzione
Brian serves primarily as disclosure counsel and underwriters’ counsel on a wide variety of tax-exempt and taxable financings, representing issuers and underwriters in connection with the issuance of all types of bonds, notes, and other debt instruments. Brian also advises clients on the federal securities laws, conducting training sessions and speaking to clients and industry groups.

Brian represents a full range of participants in the municipal finance market, including state and local governments, underwriting firms, and conduit issuers.  His experience includes fixed rate, variable rate, and multi-modal financings, as well as drafting offering documents and negotiating debt instruments and credit agreements.  His practice involves working with state agencies and municipalities on a wide range of transactions, including appropriation, general obligation, special revenue, capital project, working capital, transportation, and student loan financings. 

Additionally, Brian is involved with many of the firm’s transportation-related engagements, including TIFIA loans for the federal government.  In connection with the TIFIA program, Mr. Garzione negotiates loan agreements and related security documents between the federal government and public sponsors and borrowers in connection with public borrowings, and private entity borrowers in connection with public-private partnerships.

Brian represents clients on both public offerings and private placements and frequently assists clients with the development and implementation of disclosure policies and procedures.

Professional Membership

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

Practices

Industries

Education

  • Loyola College in Maryland, B.A., magna cum laude
  • Pace University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Articles Editor, Pace Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

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