Michael Shenberg is a partner in White & Case's M&A group, based in New York. A recognized leader in his field, Michael focuses on energy M&A, capital markets and financing transactions.
He has represented financial and strategic investors in numerous deals involving the purchase or sale of energy assets, including large portfolios, single-asset deals and joint ventures. Additionally, Michael advises energy company clients on financings including restructurings and corporate and commercial matters.
Michael is listed among the top 50 M&A lawyers as published by The Deal 2018. He is also named as a "Leading Lawyer" in Chambers, Euromoney, and The Legal 500.
Recent matters include the representation of:
- Calpine Corporation in its US$17 billion sale to Energy Capital Partners and a consortium of investors including Access Industries and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.
- The Carlyle Group in the US$590 million acquisition, by its affiliate, of three natural gas-fired generation facilities in New England, with combined capacity of 1,100 MW, from Emera Inc.
- Macquarie Infrastructure Corp. in its sale of Bayonne Energy Center.
- Dynegy Inc. in its US$119 million sale of two intermediate gas-fuelled plants located in Dighton and Milford, Massachusetts to a subsidiary of Starwood Energy Group Global.
Michael received his JD from New York University School of Law in 1985, and received his BA from Rutgers University in 1982.