Sarah English Tune
Partner, Chair, National Corporate and Business Transactions
Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP
Sarah Tune thrives on balancing high-level strategy with meticulous organization to achieve success in complex transactions. Her client base consists primarily of operating companies and investors in consumer sectors, with an emphasis on food and beverage, restaurant, fitness, and franchised businesses. Her experience includes representing Flynn Restaurant Group, the largest franchisee in the country, in its acquisition of 1,000+ restaurants; representing Field Roast Grain Meat Company, a “social purpose corporation,” in its sale to Canada’s Maple Leaf Foods; and representing Double Down Interactive, an online social game company, in its $500 million sale to International Game Technology.
Sarah brings to the table substantive expertise, a practical mindset, and a strong focus on helping her clients achieve their broader business goals. In 2019, The Deal named her Middle Market Food & Beverage Dealmaker of the Year and she was named one of 2020’s Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A by Mergers & Acquisitions magazine. Sarah has also been widely recognized for her success in building a mostly-women deal team. She is a top leader at her firm, serving as chair of Davis Wright Tremaine’s executive committee and co-chair of the firm’s corporate and business transactions practice group.
Education: J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, and B.A. from Washington and Lee University.
Location: Davis Wright Tremaine, Seattle, Washington.