Practice Areas

Public Finance  •  

Industry Experience

Banking & Finance  •  

Tricia Gasparine has over 20 years of experience in all areas of public finance and focuses her practice 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 Infrastructure Bank, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the New Jersey Transportation Trust Fund Authority, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency, the South Jersey Transportation Authority, the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, the New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, Allegheny County Higher Education Building Authority, Latrobe Industrial Development Authority, Pennsylvania Higher Educational Facilities Authority, Westchester County Local Development Corporation, Salt River Project Agricultural Improvement and Power District, Arizona, 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 financing initiatives on behalf of the State of New Jersey, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, the New Jersey Infrastructure Bank 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 Law School. While at Seton Hall University School of Law, Tricia served as notes editor of the Seton Hall Law Review.

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  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America®, Public Finance Law (2023-2024)
  • Selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers – Rising Stars list, Government Finance (2009-2011; 2013)
  • Included in NJBIZ, Forty Under 40 (2013)
  • Included in New Jersey Law Journal, 40 Under 40 (2011)

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  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • New Jersey State Bar Association
  • New Jersey Women Lawyers Association


  • Seton Hall University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 1999)
  • Villanova University (B.S., cum laude, 1996)


  • New Jersey