Dan joined Hawkins in 1989 as an associate and became a partner in 1995. Prior to joining Hawkins, Dan had been an associate at firms in New York City specializing in mortgage and finance law. He has been involved in all aspects of structuring billions of dollars of single family and multifamily housing finance transactions, including as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel and disclosure counsel for transactions involving blended tax-exempt/taxable, convertible option, variable rate demand obligation, governmental purpose, 501(c)(3), tender option, RIBS/SAVRS, GNMA-guaranteed, insured, taxable to tax-exempt, draw-down and other types of housing bond transactions. He has also engaged in project financings secured by real estate, in student loan financings and in advising distressed entities. Dan has represented Hawkins in connection with financings by over a dozen state housing finance agencies and other housing issuers across the United States, involving all of the major national and many of the regional investment banking firm public finance departments.
In addition to bond transactions, Dan has represented housing issuers in post-issuance securities law compliance, derivative transactions, credit facilities and other capital markets transactions, and has counseled clients in reviewing proposed legislation.
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- American Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- New York City Bar Association
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.…
- 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 Named to 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers Lists
Hawkins is pleased to announce that three of the firm's attorneys have been selected to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers list.…
- Super Lawyers Names 21 Hawkins Lawyers in 2014
This year, Hawkins has more Super Lawyers in the practice of Government Finance than any other law firm in the New York Metro area.…