Dilan Weeratunga practices in the area of intellectual property and technology transactions. He drafts and negotiates a wide variety of commercial agreements involving technology and intellectual property, including license, software as a service (SaaS) arrangements, service, reseller, and consulting agreements. Dilan regularly negotiates commercial agreements during procurement of various technical products and services on behalf of a large, international client. He also provides support for mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures.
Dilan represents borrowers as well as banks and other lenders in drafting and negotiating commercial financing agreements, including corporate governance elements. His experience includes secured and unsecured credit facilities, acquisition financing, leveraged financing, and cross-border and multicurrency financing. Dilan also represents distressed debt investors.
Dilan participates in Jones Day's pro bono immigration efforts, including representing asylum seekers fleeing violence in Mexico.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Dilan worked in the health care industry, where he negotiated contracts and financial terms for clinical trials sponsored by several of the largest global pharmaceutical companies.
- University of Illinois (J.D. magna cum laude 2016; Editor, Law Review); University of Wisconsin-Madison (B.S. in Biology with a specialization in Neurobiology 2011)
- Extern to Judge Susan E. Cox, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois (Summer 2014)