Kelann Stirling is a partner in Kirkland’s New York office. Kelann focuses her practice on development and financing of energy and infrastructure projects. She has advised clients on a wide range of projects, within and outside the United States, with a focus on renewable power (including wind, battery storage and hydroelectric facilities), conventional power, liquefied natural gas, and midstream gas-gathering and processing facilities. She has represented private equity investors, strategic investors, developers and lenders (including commercial and investment banks, export credit agencies, institutional investors, credit funds and governmental entities), and has experience in all aspects of structuring international and domestic infrastructure financings and negotiating and drafting finance and project development documents. From 2014 to 2016, Kelann was a director and corporate counsel at InterGen Services, Inc, an IPP based in Burlington, MA that operated power plants in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Mexico and Australia. From 2004 to 2005, she was a judicial clerk for Judge Richard A Cardamone, US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She has been recognised as ‘Up and Coming’ in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA for her work in ‘Projects (USA – Nationwide)’. Kelann received her JD magna cum laude from Cornell Law School and her BS magna cum laude from Boston University.