Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Michael Masri is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Mike is a transactional lawyer whose principal areas of practice are tax, energy and infrastructure. He regularly advises his clients on energy tax credits, government incentive programs, project developments and financings, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and all forms of leasing transactions. Mike represents investors and developers in tax equity financings across the renewable energy sector. He also assists clients in a broad range of federal income tax matters, including domestic and cross-border M&A, restructurings, financings, private equity and securities offerings.
Mike was recognized as “Up and Coming” in the 2021 edition of Chambers USAfor his work in Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy where commentators note, “He has a very good feel for tax equity's unique needs and helps the client to think strategically." "He is a creative thinker, has good technical skills and is good at explaining tax to non-tax people.“ He was also recommended by Legal 500 for US Taxes.