Michael Bolotin is a partner and a member of the firm’s Tax Department. His practice focuses on private equity fund formation, targeting both foreign and domestic investors, real estate joint ventures, the formation of real estate investment trusts and equipment finance. Mr. Bolotin’s recent experience includes acting for clients such as Kelso & Company, Cerberus Capital Management, EIG Global Energy Partners, CVC Capital Management and Prudential Capital Partners.
Mr. Bolotin is recognized as a “Next Generation Leading Lawyer” for tax in The Legal 500 US (2019), where clients have noted that he is an “incredibly knowledgeable and practical go-to person on complex international tax matters.” Mr. Bolotin advised on Chrysoar Holdings’ acquisition of a diversified North Sea oil and gas portfolio from Shell. This deal was named by the European Tax Awards as the “European Energy Tax Deal of the Year” (2018).
Mr. Bolotin joined Debevoise in 2004. He received his B.A. from Columbia University in 2001, and his J.D. magna cum laude from New York University in 2004, where he was inducted into the Order of the Coif. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association.