Kelann Stirling has represented sponsors, lenders and governmental entities in connection with financings of the following types of projects:

  • Oil and gas

  • LNG

  • Conventional and renewable power

  • Infrastructure

She has experience in all aspects of structuring international and domestic project financings and negotiating and drafting finance and project development documents.

In addition, Kelann has significant experience in acquisition financings in the energy sector and U.S. renewable energy tax equity financings.


Thought Leadership


Co-author of "Tax-equity Financing," The Project Finance Law Review – Edition 1, a project finance text edited by David F. Asmus

Co-author of the United States country report for Project Finance Report 2017, an IFLR publication

Co-author of “Multisource Project Financing,” The Principles of Project Finance, a project finance text edited by Rod Morrison


Moderator, 2019 Kayo Women’s Power & Infrastructure Summit, Panel on Trends in Project Finance

Speaker, Power Finance & Risk Corporate Offtaker Roundtable 2019 (published by Power Finance & Risk on February 22, 2019)

Moderator, 2019 Harvard Business School Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference, Panel on Energy & Infrastructure


Recognized as “Rising Star” for Project Finance by Law360, 2019

Recognized for Energy: Renewable/Alternative Power by The Legal 500 United States, 2020

Recognized for Project Finance by The Legal 500 United States, 2019–2020


Admissions & Qualifications

  • New York
  • California
  • District of Columbia (inactive)


  • Cornell Law SchoolJ.D.magna cum laude2004

    Order of the Coif

    Managing Editor, Cornell Law Review

  • Boston UniversityB.S., English & Sociology2001

    Valedictorian, Sociology Major

    Phi Beta Kappa

    Alpha Kappa Delta