Energy & Infrastructure

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The Kirkland energy transactions team is one of, if not the, best in the industry. - The Legal 500 United States, 2022

The over 400 lawyers in Kirkland’s energy and infrastructure group have a strong presence in Texas, London, New York, Riyadh, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., and handle an array of sophisticated energy and infrastructure transactions and advisory engagements. These attorneys span all of our practice groups, including corporate M&A, private equity, capital markets, fund formation, debt and project finance, asset transactions, restructuring, litigation, tax, environmental, real estate and energy regulatory. We regularly represent public and private companies, financial institutions and sophisticated private equity firms and hedge funds in cutting edge transactions in the upstream, midstream, downstream, water, power (conventional and renewable), energy transition, infrastructure and services sectors, and our attorneys have decades of experience advising clients in these sectors throughout the life-cycle of the underlying assets.

We handle a wide array of energy matters, such as:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Debt and project finance
  • Capital markets
  • Joint ventures and other equity holder arrangements
  • Recapitalizations
  • Tax Equity Investments
  • Minority investments
  • Commercial arrangements
  • IPOs and exits
  • Leveraged buyouts
  • Spin-offs, Carve-outs and other Divestitures
  • Fund Formations
  • Reorganizations
  • Energy Regulatory Compliance and Related Litigation Matters