Seth Molay > Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP > Dallas, United States > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
2300 N. Field Street
Suite 1800
Dallas, TX 75201-2481
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Corporate


Seth Molay’s practice focuses on complex securities and business transactions, including cross-border matters, for public and private companies.

Seth takes lead responsibility on public equity and debt offerings, private placements, venture capital transactions and mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities representing both issuers and underwriters in a wide range of industries, including energy, technology, health care, retail, entertainment and transportation. During a recent two year period, Seth advised issuers on more securities offerings than any other Texas-based partner, according to Texas Lawbook.

Seth also regularly leads multibillion-dollar corporate mergers and asset purchase and sale transactions, primarily in the energy, technology, manufacturing and retail industries. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions involving companies in South America, Europe and Central Asia.

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Lawyer Rankings

United States > Finance > Capital markets: debt offerings

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP remains best known for its work in the energy sector with strong capital markets specialists in Houston and Dallas, though with the further growth of the New York office it is developing its spread of engagements across a number of industries, most notably through New York partner Rosa A. Testani. The capital markets group has a particularly strong record in high-yield debt and in transactions linked to refinancings, liability management and corporate restructuring exercises. Houston partner John Goodgame is co-head of the securities practice and an experienced figure in energy sector capital markets offerings, including those by master limited partnerships (MLPs). Dallas partners Garrett DeVries and Seth Molay are also key names, along with Christine B LaFollette in Houston.