About Karolen S. Younan
Karolen Younan is a corporate attorney in Katten's Chicago office. Her practice is focused on a wide range of complex transactions, with an emphasis on private equity transactions, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.
Successfully closing a deal takes a perspective that goes beyond legal strategy
Karolen manages all stages of a transaction while she represents private equity funds and strategic buyers and sellers. Karolen has served clients in a variety of industries, including health care, manufacturing and technology.
Prior to joining Katten, Karolen completed a Public Interest Law Initiative fellowship with the Loyola Business Law Clinic. She worked as a judicial extern for the Honorable Charles Kocoras, US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois and served as a teaching assistant for Legal Writing I and II.
During law school, Karolen served as a notes and comments editor for the Chicago-Kent Law Review and was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
- Mergers and acquisitions
- Private equity