Michael A. Charlebois

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Los Angeles

Michael Charlebois is an associate in the firm’s Finance Department who focuses his practice on public finance and project finance matters. He has experience serving as bond and disclosure counsel to more than 40 governmental entities, including school and community college districts, park districts, and municipalities. He also has served as underwriter’s counsel, disclosure counsel, bond counsel, and issuer’s counsel in connection with more than 55 charter school revenue bond and note financings, as well as revenue bonds financings for student housing projects, hospitals, and cultural centers.

During law school, Michael worked as a law clerk for two major solar energy companies. Prior to his legal career, Michael was a project manager at the University of Maryland’s Center for American Politics and Citizenship and worked as a fundraiser and finance director for various political campaigns in Western New York.

Professional Highlights

Professional Activities

National Association of Bond Lawyers

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Best Lawyers in America “Ones to Watch,” – Public Finance Law, 2021, 2022

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)