Hawkins Delafield & Wood is one of the only national law firms in the United States whose practice is devoted primarily to public finance and public projects. Each of its specialty areas supports and complements its municipal transactions practice. The firm s programs include housing; cultural institutions and private schools; tobacco securitization; state and local finance; public contracts; real estate and finance; and distressed entities and workouts. It is consistently ranked among the top law firms in the nation in terms of volume as bond counsel and underwriters' counsel. Hawkins Delafield & Wood is located in New York City.