Tricia Gasparine is a member in the Public Finance Group. With nearly 20 years of experience in all areas of public finance, she focuses on complex structured transactions for the State of New Jersey and its agencies and authorities.
Tricia’s experience includes acting as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel in transactions involving the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Allegheny County Higher Education Building Authority, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority, and myriad other government entities, including municipal and county-level issuers. She also represents trustees, banks, credit enhancers, developers and derivative transaction counterparties in public finance transactions.
In addition, Tricia assisted in drafting enabling legislation for major financing initiatives on behalf of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority and the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority. She has also participated in more than $5 billion in notional amount of interest rate swaps as well as other derivative transactions.
Tricia served as law clerk for the Honorable Richard Newman, New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate Division. She graduated cum laude both from Villanova University and Seton Hall University School of Law. While at Seton Hall University School of Law, Tricia served as notes editor of the Seton Hall Law Review.