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On December 1, 2016, Parker Hannifin Corporation and CLARCOR Inc. announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Parker will acquire CLARCOR for approximately $4.3 billion in cash, including the assumption of net debt. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company. Upon closing of the transaction, expected to be completed by or during the first quarter of Parker’s fiscal year 2018, CLARCOR will be combined with Parker’s Filtration Group to form a leading and diverse global filtration business. Bass, Berry & Sims has served CLARCOR as primary corporate and securities counsel for 10 years and served as lead counsel on this transaction. Read more here.

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FCPA: 2016 Year in Review & 2017 Enforcement Predictions

A review of trends and developments in FCPA as well as a look ahead into what to expect for 2017. This report aims at providing corporate leaders and companies with the knowledge they need to comply with the FCPA and avoid litigation in 2017.

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Current Needs

Bass, Berry & Sims has a welcoming culture that fosters success in our lateral attorneys. Much of our firm's leadership joined the firm through our lateral recruiting program, including our current Managing Partner, members of our Executive Committee and Practice Group Chairs. We strive to make our lateral recruiting process as smooth as possible. As a candidate moves through the interview process, attorneys from diverse backgrounds within the practice group in which the candidate is interested are actively involved so that the candidate receives insightful information regarding our practice and firm culture. After joining our firm, our lateral attorneys are fully and seamlessly integrated into both their practice group and other areas within the firm, such as involvement on various firm committees.


Nashville

Associate — Corporate & Securities

Our Corporate & Securities Practice Group is comprised of various specialized areas, including Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities Offerings, Executive Compensation, Shareholder Activism and more. Associates in these practice areas have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of areas, including public company representation, public and private equity and debt securities offerings as both issuer's and underwriter's counsel, mergers and acquisitions, including going private transactions, venture capital financings and corporate governance matters.

We are seeking highly qualified candidates for our Nashville office with two-to-five years of sophisticated corporate experience for our Corporate & Securities Practice Group. Mergers and acquisitions experience and some exposure to public company representation is preferred. Candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills as well as excellent academic credentials. For consideration, please submit resume and transcript by email.

Associate — Healthcare

Our Healthcare Practice Group is a broad, integrated and interdisciplinary team of attorneys that bring together the multitude of legal specialties necessary to service one of the largest, most highly-regulated industries in the United States. We represent a variety of healthcare providers including hospitals and health systems, ancillary service providers, large physician groups, long-term care providers, and disease management companies. Associates in our Healthcare Practice will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of areas, including M&A, dispositions, joint ventures, contracting, regulatory and operational matters, compliance and more.

Our Nashville office is seeking a mid-level associate with at least four years of healthcare regulatory and transactional experience. Experience with managed care clients is a plus. Candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills as well as excellent academic credentials. For consideration, please submit resume and transcript by email.

Staff Attorney — Corporate & Securities

Our Corporate and Securities Practice Group is a full-service corporate practice. Chambers USA researchers have concluded that we are "An outstanding firm, highly commended for its activity on big-ticket M&A transactions, including an increasing volume of cross-border matters. Also has a wealth of experience advising on private offerings and shareholder activism issues" (from Chambers USA 2016) and ranked us in the highest tier in Corporate/M&A in the state of Tennessee for 14 consecutive years, with 10 of our corporate lawyers receiving individual rankings in 2016, including one of our partners who was named a Star Individual.

We have an opportunity for a staff attorney within our corporate group in our Nashville office. We are seeking highly qualified candidates with four-plus years of corporate experience for our Corporate and Securities practice group. Mergers and acquisitions experience is preferred. Candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills. For consideration, please submit resume and transcript by email.


Memphis

Associate — Corporate & Securities

Our Corporate & Securities Practice Group is comprised of various specialized areas, including Corporate Finance, Corporate Governance, Financial Institutions, Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Securities Offerings, Executive Compensation, Shareholder Activism and more. Associates in these practice areas have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of areas, including public company representation, public and private equity and debt securities offerings as both issuer's and underwriter's counsel, mergers and acquisitions, including going private transactions, venture capital financings and corporate governance matters.

We are seeking highly qualified candidates for our Memphis office with three-plus years of sophisticated corporate experience for our Corporate & Securities Practice Group. Mergers and acquisitions experience and some exposure to public company representation is preferred. Candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills as well as excellent academic credentials. For consideration, please submit resume and transcript by email.

Associate — Healthcare

Our Healthcare Practice Group is a broad, integrated and interdisciplinary team of attorneys that bring together the multitude of legal specialties necessary to service one of the largest, most highly-regulated industries in the United States. We represent a variety of healthcare providers including hospitals and health systems, ancillary service providers, large physician groups, long-term care providers, and disease management companies. Associates in our Healthcare Practice will have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of areas, including M&A, dispositions, joint ventures, contracting, regulatory and operational matters, compliance and more.

Our Memphis office is seeking a mid-level associate with at least four years of healthcare regulatory experience. Candidates must have excellent analytical, written, verbal and interpersonal skills as well as excellent academic credentials. For consideration, please submit resume and transcript by email.


Washington, D.C.

We currently do not have any open positions in our D.C. office.


Knoxville

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