Elena Rubinov

Corporate & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Projects & Infrastructure

"She is extremely sharp."


Elena Rubinov represents clients on M&A and private equity transactions, with a particular focus on energy, renewables and infrastructure sectors. She advises public and private companies, including private equity and infrastructure funds, on corporate and business combination transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, investments, co-investments, joint ventures, recapitalizations, restructurings, and bankruptcy sales. She counsels clients in a variety of industries, including energy, infrastructure, power and utilities, insurance, media and entertainment, chemicals, financial services, and retail. She also advises clients on debt and corporate restructurings in connection with equity recapitalizations, rights offerings, and 363 sales and acquisitions.


Energy, Power and Infrastructure:

  • Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec in a $1.5 billion multifaceted transaction in which an investment vehicle composed of CDPQ, Invenergy, and funds managed by private equity firm Blackstone Infrastructure Partners acquired from American Electric Power a 1,365-megawatt renewables portfolio comprised of 14 projects representing 1,200 MW of wind and 165 MW of solar in 11 states.
  • ENGIE in the acquisition of Broad Reach Power LLC, a company specialized in battery storage, from private equity funds EnCap Energy Transition and Apollo Infrastructure, for a total equity value in excess of $1 billion. The transaction involves 350 MW of grid-scale operating assets as well as 880 MW under construction and 1.7 GW of advanced stage development projects and a significant pipeline of early stage projects.


  • Band 2, Energy: Electricity (Transactional) by Chambers USA.
  • Band 3, Energy: Electricity (Transactional) by Chambers Global.
  • Ranked Next Generation Partner for Energy Transactions: Electric Power by Legal 500 US.
  • Institutional Investor PLC by Euromoney.
  • Ranked a Rising Star Partner for M&A by IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate Guide.
  • Ranked a Rising Star for New York Metro Super Lawyers by Thomson Reuters.


  • Hofstra University School of Law, JD, magna cum laude
    Associate Editor, The Hofstra Law Review
  • Hofstra University, BBA, with highest honors

Inscription au Barreau

  • New York

Engagement professionnel et communautaire

  • Kupona Foundation Advisory Board member