Kevin Murphy


New York
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Kevin Murphy
Kevin serves as bond counsel, underwriters’ counsel and disclosure counsel for state and local agency debt issues, primarily in the field of housing finance, and assists state and local agencies finance affordable housing and mortgage programs.

Working with housing finance agencies and investment banks, he helps structure and execute bond and loan transactions to finance the development and preservation of affordable rental housing and to finance first-time homebuyer and other mortgage lending programs. Kevin also brings to his practice a background in HUD housing and community development programs and experience developing affordable housing at a local housing authority. 

Kevin has negotiated and documented debt with a variety of interest, redemption and tender provisions and credit and liquidity enhancements, in parity and conduit financings, through public offerings and direct loans and bond purchases. He guides clients through matters of state law and federal tax and securities law presented during a financing.


Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • American Bar Association

Government Service

  • Office of General Counsel, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Washington, DC, (2005-2008)




  • Harvard University, B.A.
  • New York University School of Law, J.D.

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Illinois

Recent News & Publications

  • Hawkins Elects New Partners
    Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is pleased to announce that William J. Jackson, Kevin Murphy and Jamison A. Sadlon have been elected as P…