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Housing Finance Law Firm of the Year in New York, US Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP Daniel N. Fuss Partner Tel: +1 212-820-9440 Fax: +1 917-591-8384 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 the firm’s specialty areas supports and complements its 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 its 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. The firm’s 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 recognised nationally for its bond opinions since the late 19th century. Its 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, DC, Newark, New Jersey, Hartford, Connecticut and Ann Arbor, Michigan. Housing Finance Hawkins has a well-established reputation as the leading firm in the country for experience and expertise in housing finance programs, including transactions involving single-family and multi-family mortgage loans. Hawkins’ record as the most active Bond Counsel for housing issues and its experience

in working with state housing finance agencies cannot be matched. Hawkins acts as Bond Counsel, disclosure counsel, or underwriters’ counsel for more state housing finance agency bonds than any other firm. Hawkins was ranked as the number one bond counsel in 2015 for state housing finance agency issues and has been so ranked for every year since such ratings have been maintained, according to industry statistics compiled by Thomson Reuters. Hawkins also has been ranked as the number one underwriters’ counsel for state housing finance agency issues over the period during which such rankings have been maintained, according to Thomson Reuters. Hawkins has been critically involved with state housing agency financings since the inception of the first state housing finance agencies in the 1960s, and that involvement has continued to the present day. The firm currently participates in transactions for more state housing finance agency bonds than any other law firm, any financial advisor or any investment bank.

Boutique Divorce and Family Law Firm of the Year in North Carolina, US Cape Fear Family Law Janet Gemmell Founder Tel: +1 910-210-0349 Fax: +1 877-848-4028 Cape Fear Family Law is a full service divorce and family law firm. The firm started with just one and has grown in its mission and in number to be a force for change and good. It handles cases from before clients even separate through enforcement of agreements and orders. The firm can advise clients on methods that will work to help them obtain cooperation and peace when they thought none would ever be available.

firm of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in Winston-Salem. She then joined the prestigious Rosen Law Firm the day before 9/11 in 2001. In 2007, Mrs Gemmell opened her own practice, Cape Fear Family Law, which continues to grow with hand-selected attorneys, paralegals, and assistants. In addition to being admitted to practice in North Carolina, she recently passed the bar exam in Florida.

The firm’s services cover:

Mrs Gemmell is one of only three Board Certified Family Law Specialists in the Tri-County area, which means she is certified by the State Bar for her special knowledge, skill and proficiency in family law. A lifelong learner, Mrs Gemmell likes to share her knowledge and insights at Continuing Legal Education conferences, free seminars for residents and in local schools.

• Divorce • Children • Finance • Estate Planning Janet Gemmell After graduating cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a B.A. in just under three years and earning her law degree from the Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law at Campbell University, Janet Gemmell began her professional law career with the Law Offices of Timothy C. Morris. Next she practiced with large scale tobacco litigation with the

Always in a hurry to get things done, Mrs Gemmell graduated cum laude from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in three years. Somehow Mrs Gemmell managed to find time during those three years to participate in the North Carolina Student Legislature. When

one of her bills was passed in the real North Carolina Legislature, however, there was nothing “student” about it! Mrs Gemmell was selected in 1999 as one of a three person team to represent Campbell University School of Law at the National Christian Legal Society Conference. How would you like an internship where you watch the soldiers of the 82nd Airborne jump out of planes at Fort Bragg? Mrs Gemmell did exactly this. She also interned in a highly selective program in the United States District Attorney’s Office. How’s that for diverse? Mrs Gemmell went to the prestigious Rosen Law Firm from Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice in Winston-Salem, and started to immediately contribute articles on divorce law to local publications, as well as the Rosen Law Firm website. In addition to relocating to her husband’s hometown of Wilmington (where she also gets to enjoy the beach and replay fond memories from college at UNCW), Ms. Gemmell manages four other family law attorneys within Cape Fear Family Law.

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