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 programmes, 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 recognised as ‘Up and Coming’ in the 2021 edition of Chambers USA for his work in Projects: Renewables & Alternative Energy. He received his JD magna cum laude from Fordham University School of Law and his MS and BBA summa cum laude from Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College.