For the fifth year in a row, Dallas Corporate partner Dilen Kumar has been recognized among D Magazine's "Best Lawyers Under 40."

The Dallas publication's annual list recognizes the city's "up-and-coming attorneys."

Dilen joined Katten's growing Dallas office in September, bringing with him a wealth of experience in public service and private practice. He joined the Mergers and Acquisitions/Private Equity practice.

Dilen, who served as an assistant counsel in the White House Counsel's Office during the Obama administration, represents private equity firms and public and private companies in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, carve-outs and investment transactions across a variety of industries from health care and technology to energy and consumer goods.

A recognized leader on diversity, equity and inclusion matters, Dilen also serves as co-chair of the Texas Minority Counsel Program, an affiliate of the State Bar of Texas that seeks to increase opportunities for diverse attorneys in Texas.

"2022 Best Lawyers Under 40," D Magazine, December 2021