Chuck’s clients include state and local government agencies, 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 corporate 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, joint ventures 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 - Annual Workshop and as a speaker at the National Association of Health and Educational Facilities Finance Authorities conferences. He is also a frequent speaker at the New Jersey Health Care Financial Managers Association and at client sponsored conferences and board retreats. In 2015, Chuck was elected a Fellow in the American College of Bond Counsel. Chuck is a member of the Firm's Management Committee.
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- American College of Bond Counsel
- American Bar Association
- Boston College, B.A.
- Fordham University School of Law, J.D.
- New Jersey
- New York
Recent News & Publications
- Seven Hawkins Attorneys Named to New York Metro Super Lawyers List
Hawkins attorneys were again recognized in the New York Metro Super Lawyers list for Government Finance and General Litigation.…
- Chuck Toto Featured In NABL News Member Spotlights
Hawkins partner and longtime member of the National Association of Bond Lawyers (“NABL”) Chuck Toto was featured in the December 2…
- Hawkins Attorneys Named to New York Metro Super Lawyers List
Hawkins attorneys comprise half of the 2020 New York Metro Super Lawyers list for Government Finance.…
- Hawkins Attorneys Featured at Bond Attorneys’ Workshop
Four Hawkins attorneys will serve on panels at the National Association of Bond Lawyers 43rd annual Bond Attorneys’ Workshop which …