Tatiana Monastyrskaya is a debt finance partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Tatiana represents strategics, private equity firms, and investment and commercial banks in various types of finance transactions, with an emphasis on project finance. She represents the United States Department of Energy and the United States Department of Transportation in connection with energy and infrastructure projects, and private equity sponsors and developers in various tax equity transactions.

Tatiana 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." In the 2021 edition of Chambers USA clients comment, "Tatiana offers solutions that allow us to make decisions in a much more efficient manner. She is very good at drawing from past experiences to find conclusions to drive the ball forward." "She is extremely thorough and has a holistic view in the way she looks at things." In 2018, Tatiana was named as an official steering committee member of the Women In Infrastructure New York chapter.


Thought Leadership


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

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


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