Prior to joining Hawkins, Patricia served as an attorney with a not-for-profit advocacy organization for two years. Patricia joined the Firm in 1982 and has served as bond counsel to the Government of the Virgin Islands, the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, the Virgin Islands Port Authority, The University of the Virgin Islands, the West Indian Company, Limited, the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority and the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority. In addition, Patricia has also served as Bond Counsel to Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey for over thirty years, to the New York City Economic Development Authority, Maine State Housing Authority, and many other state housing finance authorities.
Patricia also has extensive experience in economic development and 501(c)(3) financings as well as experience as underwriters’ counsel and counsel to letter of credit issuers in connection with various municipal financings.
Through her extended engagements, Patricia has not only enjoyed the satisfaction of hundreds of successful bond transaction closings, but also the personal satisfaction of seeing the completion of the many projects financed by such bond financings. Patricia greatly values the combination of the challenging transactional work and the contribution to the communities served by her clients resulting from such transactions.
- New York Bar Association
- New Jersey Bar Association
- National Association of Bond Lawyers
- Cultural Institutions
- Economic Development
- Power and Renewable Energy
- Public Buildings
- Solid Waste
- Rutgers Douglass Residential College, B.A., high honors
- Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
- New York
- New Jersey
Recent News & Publications
- 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.…
- Hawkins Acted as Counsel to 3 of the Bond Buyer’s 2013 Deal of the Year Finalists
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is proud to have participated in 3 of the financings honored in this year Bond Buyer’s Deal of the Year…
- Virgin Islands First Alternative Energy Facilities
On August 10, 2009 the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority signed two 20 year solid waste management service agreements with Alp…