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Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
United States
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Work Department

Corporate/Banking and Credit


Often focusing on the energy and infrastructure sector, Matt Einbinder represents lenders and borrowers in banking and credit transactions, including acquisition financings, project financings and credit derivatives transactions. Matt has been recognized as a leader in his field by Chambers USA, which reports that he is praised by clients for being “polished, thoughtful and quick” and always “deliver[ing] as promised.”  Matt’s recent clients have included Barclays, Blackrock, Citi, EIG, Essential Utilities, First Reserve, JPMorgan, KKR, RBC and Riverstone.


Joined the Firm in October 2005; Elected Partner in Fall 2014


University of Virginia School of Law (J.D. 2005), Virginia Law Review – Editorial Board; Columbia University (B.S. 2000).

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Project finance

Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP is noted for its ‘breadth of knowledge‘ in the project finance space; the firm is equally adept at advising banks on financing of midstream oil and gas, solar and wind projects as it is working with sponsors on transport infrastructure developments. The Houston office is home to practice head David Lieberman, who advises infrastructure funds and private equity firms on the financing of greenfield developments and M&A, as well as Matthew Einbinder , who in 2021 advised extensively on the Glass Mountain Pipeline project in Oklahoma. Though most of the team is based in Texas, the group also has a presence in the New York office. Shamus Crosby joined the Houston office from Vinson & Elkins LLP in February 2021.

United States > Industry focus > Energy: renewable/alternative power

Led from Houston by David Lieberman, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP‘s energy and infrastructure group attracts regular engagements from a variety of investors, lenders and companies from the power and renewable energy sector. With the ability to assist clients with the entire spectrum of their commercial needs, the team is particularly adept at handling M&A and financing transactions involving solar, wind and other alternative power. Project development, corporate restructuring, securities issuances and regulatory matters are also part of the broad service offering. Practice head Lieberman has led advice to numerous clients in alternative power and renewable transactions, notably M&A and project finance. Matthew Einbinder  in Houston frequently represents borrowers and lenders in financing matters, while Brian Chisling  in New York is a key contact for independent power producers, private equity funds and financing parties in acquisitions and divestitures in the renewables sector.