Daniel N. Fuss

Partner

New York
t: 212.820.9440
f: 212.514.8425
dfuss@hawkins.com
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Daniel N. Fuss
Dan’s practice focuses single family and multifamily housing bonds by state housing finance agencies and other housing issuers throughout the country this practice includes bond counsel and disclosure counsel for housing issuers and as underwriters' counsel for all of the major national and many of the regional investment banking firms.

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.

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Practices

Industry

Education

  • State University of New York at New Paltz, B.A.
  • Emory University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admission

  • New York

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