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.



The Legal 500 United States: Recognized Lawyer for Energy Regulation – Oil and Gas, and Tax – US Taxes: Non-Contentious, 2019

New York Metro Rising Star, Tax, ThomsonReuters, 2014–2018


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • Fordham University School of LawJ.D.magna cum laude2007
    Order of the Coif
  • Zicklin School of Business, Baruch CollegeM.S., Accountancy2001
  • Zicklin School of Business, Baruch CollegeB.B.A., Financesumma cum laude2000