Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP

3 Star Rating     1 review

http://www.hawkins.com 
Main Office:
1 Chase Manhattan Plaza, Suite 42 | New York City | NY | 10005-1401
Phone: 212-820-9300  | Fax: 212-514-8425 

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Year of establishment 1854 Number of partners 49
Number of offices 9 Partner to associate ratio 2.60
Biggest office New York City Percentage of women attorneys 22.70
Number of attorneys 80 Percentage of minority attorneys 22.90
Number of associates 19
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Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Reviews

- Reviewed on July 28, 2017

Advice to law firm management: Offering competitive pay is a must, even in a market like the one we have today, lawyers will quickly move if they can find better opportunities elsewhere.

Pros: Great if you want to work in the area of public finance or public contracts like I do. There are not many other firms out there that can match the scope and experience of this one so for me it's perfect. Learning a lot of things that would be impossible to learn in other firms.

Cons: The compensation is not all that great; they seem to always want to get more for less, as in more work for not the amount of pays that other firms will offer.

Current or former employee?: Current Employee

Overview


Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP is the only national law firm in the United States whose practice is devoted primarily to public finance and public projects. Each of our specialty areas supports and complements our municipal transactions practice. The Firm has more attorneys engaged in the full time practice of public finance and projects than any other law firm in the country. This concentration of expertise constitutes an unparalleled resource for our clients. The Firm is consistently ranked among the top law firms in the nation in terms of volume as bond counsel and underwriters' counsel. In 2015 the Firm was ranked first nationally as underwriters' counsel and second as bond counsel, according to Thomson Reuters. Hawkins has participated in virtually every type of transaction in the public finance arena. Our project finance and public contracts practices are also distinguished in their breadth and experience. The Firm also has the richest heritage in terms of service to the municipal industry. Founded in 1854, the Firm has been recognized nationally for its bond opinions since the late 19th century. Our attorneys have taken part in many of the landmark undertakings in our nation's history, including tollways, port authorities, housing finance agencies, environmental facilities, fiscal recovery agencies, and non-profit institutions. Hawkins has evolved into a full service public finance law firm of over 80 lawyers. The Firm's New York headquarters are located at 28 Liberty Street in Lower Manhattan's financial district. The Firm also maintains offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento, California, Portland, Oregon, Washington, D.C., Newark, New Jersey, Hartford, Connecticut and Ann Arbor, Michigan.


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Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Awards and Recognitions


Hawkins Wins Award for Work on P3 Project

Howard Zucker was awarded the National Association of Bond Lawyers' Bernard P. Friel Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Finance

Hawkins is nominated as Finalist for the Bond Buyer's Deal of the Year Award

National Association of State Treasurers' corporate affiliate award given to Hawkins Partners

Summer associate program


The firm did not report how much it pays summer associates.

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