Sean Yates

Managing Associate



Sean Yates is a Public Finance lawyer focusing on transportation and affordable housing.

Sean serves as bond counsel and disclosure counsel on a variety of public finance transactions, including general obligation financings, sales tax revenue financings, and lease revenue financings for public agencies.  Sean's experience includes counseling large public transportation agencies, and assisting in the financing of affordable housing and charter schools throughout California.

Sean earned his J.D. from the University of California, Davis in 2018, and his B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2013.  Prior to joining Orrick, Sean worked as a mortgage analyst with JVM Lending, where he assisted California homebuyers with purchase money loans and refinances.