Charles Toto

Partner

Newark
t: 973.642.8841
f: 973.642.6773
ctoto@hawkins.com
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Charles Toto
Chuck’s career is focused on serving as bond counsel, underwriters' counsel or borrowers' counsel in connection with hospital, nursing home, retirement community, college, university and independent school financings throughout the country.

Chuck’s clients include conduit bond issuers, most national, regional and specialty investment banking firms and not-for-profit corporations of all sizes. He has assisted a wide variety of borrowers in navigating the bond financing process.  His clients range in size and scope from the nation’s leading healthcare systems and higher education institutions to community social service providers and local cultural organizations.

In addition to bond transactions, Chuck has represented health care institutions and other not-for-profit corporations in post-issuance tax and securities law compliance, derivative transactions, direct lending, asset securitizations, asset sales, mergers and consolidations, credit facilities and other capital markets transactions. He has also guided clients in preparing grant applications and in reviewing proposed legislation.

Chuck has served as a panel chair at the National Association of Bond Lawyers - Tax and Securities Law Institute and a panelist at the National Association of Bond Lawyers - Bond Attorneys Workshop and as a speaker at the National Association of Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authorities annual conferences. He is also a frequent speaker at the New Jersey Health Care Financial Managers Association and at client sponsored conferences and board retreats.

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American College of Bond Counsel
  • American Bar Association

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Education

  • Boston College, B.A.
  • Fordham University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Maine

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