Michael Charlebois

Michael A. Charlebois

Of Counsel He / Him / His
Los Angeles

Michael Charlebois is an attorney in the firm’s Finance Department who focuses his practice on public finance, project finance, and public-private partnership (P3) matters. He has served as underwriter’s counsel, bond counsel, disclosure counsel, and purchaser’s counsel in all types of municipal bond financings, including financings for charter schools, private schools, student housing and other 501(c)(3) organizations, and general obligation bond and lease financings for California school districts and municipalities, as well as underwriter’s counsel and special tax counsel on project financings for solid waste disposal facilities. He has also advised public entities and lenders on transportation, infrastructure, and energy P3 projects.

Mike focuses his work on conduit revenue bond financings for nonprofit organizations such as charter schools and private schools, cultural centers, higher education institutions and hospitals; project financings; student housing projects; and P3 projects. Mike has been involved in financings in over 15 states and Washington, D.C.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch,” – Public Finance Law (Los Angeles), 2021, 2022, 2024

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, “Financing Student Housing,” Northern California Student Housing & Higher Education, San Francisco, California, February 10, 2022

Speaker, "Student Housing: Solutions for Student Success, Equity and Affordable Housing," Community College League of California 2018 Annual Convention, Rancho Mirage, California, November 15, 2017



University of California, Hastings College of the Law (J.D. 2015)
Executive Technology Editor, Staff Editor; Hastings Law Journal

State University of New York at Albany, Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy (M.A. 2011)

State University of New York at Buffalo (B.A. 2006)