Hagai Zaifman

Partner, New York



Hagai Zaifman is a Partner in the Firm's Global Tax Practice. He works closely with both the Global Project Development & Finance Practice and Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice. 

Hagai has a particular focus on project finance, asset finance and leasing transactions, with an emphasis on financing and structuring US renewable energy projects.

He advises clients on renewable energy, asset finance, project finance, infrastructure transactions and M&A, with a particular focus on complex partnership structures and transactions involving energy tax credits.

Prior to joining the Firm, Hagai worked at General Electric Capital (GE) where he served in several tax leadership roles, and most recently as the Tax Director at GE Energy Financial Services (GE EFS). In this role, he led the GE EFS tax team in underwriting, managing and disposing of its US$10+ billion debt and equity portfolio of US and foreign wind and solar projects. Prior to joining GE, he practiced tax for several years in a NY-based global law firm.

Hagai received his LLM from New York University and his LLB from Tel Aviv University. He is qualified to practice in New York.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
New York University
Tel Aviv University