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About Michael

Mike Recchia advises clients on the US tax aspects of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions, and debt and equity investments primarily in the energy, infrastructure and real estate industries. He represents public and private companies as well as private equity funds. Previously, Mike advised major financial institutions on the US tax aspects of asset securitizations (including CLOs, REMICs, REITs and CRE-CLOs), structured notes, swaps and other derivatives transactions.

Mike is a member of the New Jersey Composting Council and Sustainable Jersey City, nonprofits focused on environmental stewardship and renewable energy.

Experience

Recent Notable Matters

Kinder Morgan, Inc. — proposed $1.225 billion acquisition of Stagecoach Gas Services LLC, a natural gas pipeline and storage joint venture between Consolidated Edison, Inc. and Crestwood Equity Partners LP

Sabalo Energy, LLC — $715 million sale of Midland Basin assets to Laredo Petroleum, Inc.

Cornerstone Building Brands, Inc. — acquisition of Prime Window Systems, LLC

Upper Bay Infrastructure Partners — joint venture with Infiniti Energy Services to form Infiniti Energy, LLC, a platform for the development and acquisition of Commercial and Industrial solar assets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions

Publications and Speeches

“Ask the Experts: Composters Technical Expertise,” NYS Organics Summit, April 2021.

“Transition From IBOR to Alternative Rates Avoid Tax Under Proposed Regulations,” Journal of Taxation of Investments, 2020.

Credentials

Education

Georgetown University Law Center,
LL.M., Taxation
2017
with distinction
Georgetown University Law Center,
J.D.
2015
The College of New Jersey,
B.S., Finance (minor in Accounting)
2012
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

New York

Certifications

Certified Public Accountant, New Jersey

News

Insights

Noteworthy

Noteworthy

United States Department of the Treasury, Office of International Tax Counsel, Legal Intern
United States Department of Transportation, Office of the Inspector General, Legal Intern
New Jersey Composting Council, Treasurer
Sustainable Jersey City, Treasurer and Board Member

Events

Past Events