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Sarah Tune Sarah English Tune, a partner with Davis Wright Tremaine. Courtesy photo

Last week, a deal team at Davis Wright Tremaine led the Flynn Restaurant Group (think Arby’s, Applebee’s and Taco Bell, among others) to a $552 million deal acquisition of most of the existing Pizza Hut and Wendy’s restaurants, which, according to Restaurant Magazine, is the largest franchisee-to-franchisee deal in history.

The deal was also led by women, and staffed almost entirely by women, with six of the eight team members being women. 

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Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith, based in New York, covers the business of law, including the ways law firms compete for clients and talent, cannabis law and marketing innovation. Reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @nycpatrickd

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