• St. John's University (JD, 1979)
  • University of Scranton (BS, 1975)

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • New York

Charles has extensive experience in taxable and tax-exempt revenue bond financings. He has broad experience in the areas of general revenue bonds and disclosure. He has assisted various clients in connection with cross-border investments, including investments in offshore limited liability corporations and partnerships.

He has been directly involved as bond counsel and counsel for the underwriters with respect to financings by numerous issuers around the country, including New York State Housing Finance Agency, New York State Medical Care Facilities Finance Agency, State of New York Dormitory Authority, Maine State Housing Authority, Battery Park City Authority, New York State Urban Development Corporation, Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, Financing Authority for Resource Efficiency of California, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, and Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

Charles has been a frequent speaker on the topics of disclosure and multifamily housing programs. He has served as Co-chair of the firm’s Hiring Committee.

Recognitions & Awards

  • Included on the New York Super Lawyers: Bonds/Government Finance list (2010 – 2012, 2014 – 2017)
  • Included on the Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Bonds/Government Finance list (2004 – 2005, 2008)

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Member, National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA)
  • Member, NCSHA Disclosure Task Force
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Member, California Bar Association
  • Member, National Association of Bond Lawyers