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KIRKLAND AND ELLIS INTERNATIONAL LLP

901 MAIN STREET, DALLAS, TX 75202, USA
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Dilen Kumar

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Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Position

Dilen Kumar is a corporate partner in the Dallas office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Dilen's practice focuses on representing private equity firms and public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, carve-outs and investment transactions. His experience also includes representing clients in connection with general corporate governance matters and securities regulation compliance. He has worked with clients in the energy, food and beverage, healthcare, technology, industrial, transportation, infrastructure and consumer goods spaces. In addition, Dilen serves as a Pro Bono Coordinator for the Dallas office and serves on the firm-wide Pro Bono Management Committee.


United States: Industry focus

Energy: transactions: oil and gas

Within: Energy: transactions: oil and gas

Kirkland & Ellis LLP is instructed by public and private companies, investment banks, private equity firms and hedge funds in transactions in the power, renewables and infrastructure sectors, and has experience across the spectrum of upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas matters. Andrew Calder and Anthony Speier jointly head the practice from the Houston office, which also includes David Castro, William Benitez and John Pitts, who specialize in energy-sector corporate transactions. Douglas Bacon and Sean Wheeler, the latter of whom joined the team from Latham & Watkins LLP, advised Rowan Companies on its $12bn all-stock merger with Ensco. The team was considerably strengthened by a number of additional new arrivals in 2018: Kevin Crews, Ryan Gorsche and Benjamin Adelson joined from Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP; Michael Considine and Alex Rose joined from Jones Day; Dilen Kumar was hired from Winston & Strawn LLP; David Wheat joined from KPMG; Thomas Laughlin, Lanchi Huynh and Houston-based Julian Seiguer were brought on from Vinson & Elkins LLP; also in Houston, Chad Smith joined from Latham & Watkins LLP and Brooks Antweil joined from Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP. All new arrivals are based in Dallas unless stated otherwise.

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