Overview

Kristin L. Mendoza is a corporate partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Kristin advises public and private companies, including private equity firms and strategic investors, in connection with domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, reorganizations and other general corporate matters, focusing in the energy and infrastructure sector.

Kristin maintains an active pro bono portfolio relating to rule of law and media freedoms with the Media Law Working Group of the International Senior Lawyers Project.

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Thought Leadership

Publications

Co-author with Sean Wheeler, Roald Nashi & Robert Fleishman. “Energy Mergers & Acquisitions Review,” The Law Reviews, January 2021

Recognition

Recognized as a "Next Generation Lawyer" by The Legal 500 U.S. for Energy Transactions: Conventional Power, 2021

Recognized by The Legal 500 U.S. for Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power and Energy Transactions: Conventional Power, 2020

Selected to the Transforming Women’s Leadership in the Law Rising Stars Cohort (sponsored by Thomson Reuters Legal and Legal Executive Institute)

Credentials

Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York

Languages

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • Spanish

Education

  • University of LondonLL.M.2009
  • Columbia Law SchoolJ.D.2008

    Parker School Recognition of Achievement in Comparative and International Law

  • Harvard UniversityA.M.2004
  • Yale CollegeB.A.2001