Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

07/29/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/29/2021 15:51

Akin Gump-Advised 7-Eleven/Speedway Deal Shortlisted by The Deal Awards

(Dallas) - Akin Gump is pleased to announce that a deal on which it advised, 7-Eleven's acquisition of Speedway from Marathon Petroleum Corp., has been named a finalist in the Consumer, Retail, Food & Beverage - Deal (Large Cap) category of The Deal Awards. The firm, led by corporate partners Tom Yang and Nicholas Houpt, served as legal advisor to 7-Eleven in the transaction.

The Deal Awards recognize 'the deals and dealmakers shaping the Deal Economy.' All deals under consideration must have at least one party based in the United States.

Winners will be announced September 23.

To learn more about the 7-Eleven/Speedway deal, which was announced last year, please click here.

Akin Gump had also been shortlisted, along with 7-Eleven senior counsel Dawud Crooms, for its work on the deal in the 2020 DFW Outstanding Corporate Counsel Awards, sponsored by the Association of Corporate Counsel's Dallas-Fort Worth chapter and The Texas Lawbook. (Click here to learn more.)

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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