Jeff Steen, senior vice president of human resources and legal at Oil States International of Houston, used Strasburger & Price for the $600 million sale of its tubular business to Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars America Inc.

Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars, of Houston, turned to lawyers from King & Spalding.

On Sept. 6, Oil States announced that Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars paid $600 million in cash for Houston-based Sooner Inc. and subsidiaries, which comprised Oil States' oil country tubular goods distribution business. The deal is subject to customary post-closing adjustments, including final working capital determination.

Garney Griggs, a partner in Houston, led Strasburger's team for Oil States, with assistance from Houston partners Steve Rubin and Crawford Moorefield, Dallas partners Tom Burton, Pat Larkin and Luke Bailey, and Houston associate Whitney Cox.

Atlanta partner Michael Egan and Houston counsel Todd Amdor led the King & Spalding team for Marubeni-Itochu Tubulars.

Others from King & Spalding are corporate partner John Wilson of New York and associates Magdeline McAllister Drozd of Charlotte and Matthew McCoy of Silicon Valley; antitrust partner Jeffrey Spigel and counsel Brian Meiners, both of Washington, D.C.; employee benefits partner Eleanor Banister and associate Ryan Gorman, both of Atlanta; labor and employment counsel Scott Mario and staff attorney Sarah Stephens, both of Atlanta; environmental partner Les Oakes of Atlanta; tax partner Abraham N.M. Shashy and associate Ariana Wallizada, both of Washington; intellectual property senior associate Bryan Adams of Houston; litigation partner Michael Smith of Atlanta, and real estate partner Peter Oxman of Houston and staff attorney Scott Witthuhn of New York City.