Lisa joined the firm in 1999, having previously worked on general corporate and real estate financing transactions. Lisa’s work at the firm primarily involves serving as bond counsel and disclosure counsel in public offerings and private placements.
Lisa’s has worked extensively with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, New York State Thruway Authority, Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority, Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, The University of the Virgin Islands and Virgin Islands Port Authority in connection with public offerings, private placements, system and project financings, including GARVEE financings in Virgin Islands and Rhode Island. Lisa has also had substantial experience in negotiation of credit and liquidity facilities, advising clients on federal disclosure responsibilities and drafting and reviewing legislation.
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- Bond Counsel
- Private Placements
- Real Estate Counsel
- Disclosure Counsel
- Underwriters' Counsel
- Cultural Institutions
- Economic Development
- Power and Renewable Energy
- State University of New York at Stony Brook, B.A.
- Cleveland-Marshall College, J.D.
- New York
Recent News & Publications
- Hawkins Served as Special Disclosure Counsel to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority Green Bonds
Hawkins served as special disclosure counsel to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority in its issuance of over $1.3 billion of gree…