Tatiana Monastyrskaya is an infrastructure finance partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Tatiana represents private equity sponsors and their portfolio companies in a variety of energy and infrastructure financing transactions, including commercial bank debt, Term Loan B, private placements and bank-bond deals. She works across energy transition and renewables industries, including battery storage, RNG, carbon sequestration and storage, hydrogen, as well as transmission, LNG, and digital infrastructure (including financing portfolios of data centers). In addition to single-asset project financings, she advises on structuring back leverage and mezzanine financings for acquisitions of portfolios of projects in the context of joint ventures. While Tatiana focuses primarily on representing sponsors in infrastructure financings, she also represents developers in energy transition development projects, and credit funds as direct lenders.

Tatiana has been recognized by The Legal 500, where clients note, "Tatiana Monastyrskaya is unrivaled in terms of brilliance, creativity, speed, and business-minded focus." She has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA and Chambers Global, where commentators note, "Her due diligence and risk mitigation abilities are excellent. She is very diligent, knowledgeable and capable of distilling significant amounts of information for clients."


Thought Leadership


Author, “The Inflation Reduction Act: How new rules fuel new financings,” Infrastructure Investor, November 2023

“LNG-to-Power in the Emerging Markets,” Project Finance International - Global Energy Report, April 2018

Panelist, “Energy & Utilities Sector,” Financier Worldwide Magazine, September 2016


Moderator, "Thinking Outside the Box: Devising Creative Financing Strategies to Create More Optionality Around the Exit," New York Energy Capital Assembly, May 2022


Named to “New York’s Notable Women in Law” by Crain’s New York Business in 2023

Ranked in Chambers & Partners: Chambers USA, America’s Leading Lawyers for Business (10 years)

Ranked in Chambers & Partners: Chambers Global, The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business

Ranked in The Legal 500 U.S.


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York


  • English
  • Korean
  • Russian


  • The George Washington University Law SchoolJ.D.2004
    Order of the Coif
  • City University of Hong KongPh.D.2001
  • Moscow State UniversityM.A.with Highest Honors1999
  • Moscow State UniversityB.A.with Highest Honors1997