CHICAGO – Global law firm Reed Smith today announced that it has advised Delta Southern Railroad, Inc. in its definitive agreement with Patriot Rail Company LLC, wherein Patriot Rail will acquire Delta Southern. Delta Southern is a short line railroad company, which operates over 40 miles of track and serves two port facilities in Louisiana.
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The Chicago-based M&A team advising Delta Southern was led by partners Morley Fortier and Nick Gibson and associate Michelle Kraus. Additional legal counsel on this transaction was provided by Chicago tax partner Arnie Grant, Pittsburgh employee benefits partner Allison Sizemore, Dallas labor and employment partner Paulo McKeeby, and Dallas labor and employment associate Joseph Mammone.

Additional details about this transaction can be found on PRNewswire.

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