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The M&A Advisor Winner 2017The M&A Advisor announced the winners of the 16th Annual M&A Advisor Awards on Monday, November 13 at the 2017 M&A Advisor Awards. Bass, Berry & Sims was named a winner in the two categories related to the following deals:

M&A Deal of the Year (from $1B-$5B) – Acquisition of CLARCOR Inc. by Parker Hannifin Corporation

Corporate/Strategic Deal of the Year (over $1B) – Acquisition of BNC Bancorp by Pinnacle Financial Partners

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It seems that lately there has been a noticeable uptick in Regulation A+ activity, including several recent Reg A+ securities offerings where the stock now successfully trades on national exchanges. In light of this activity, we have published a set of FAQs about Regulation A+ securities offerings to help companies better understand this "mini-IPO" offering process, as well as pros and cons compared to a traditional underwritten IPO.

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19 Bass, Berry & Sims Attorneys Named "Lawyers of the Year"

October 8, 2012

Nashville, Tenn., (October 8, 2012) – Bass, Berry & Sims PLC is pleased to announce that 19 of its attorneys recently were named "Lawyers of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 (Copyright 2012 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, SC).

Best Lawyers® began designating "Lawyers of the Year" in the U.S. in high-profile legal practice areas in conjunction with the 15th edition (2009). Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the "Lawyer of the Year," making this accolade particularly significant.

Best Lawyers® compiles its lists of outstanding attorneys by conducting exhaustive peer-review surveys in which thousands of leading lawyers confidentially evaluate their professional peers. The current, 19th edition of The Best Lawyers in America (2013) is based on detailed evaluations of lawyers by other lawyers.

Listed below are the lawyers that were honored from Bass, Berry & Sims and the area of specialty in which they were recognized.

  • Coburn Dewees Berry IV – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Litigation - Real Estate "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • James H. Cheek III – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Corporate Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • J. Page Davidson – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Mergers & Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • Felix R. Dowsley III – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Commercial Finance Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • Tim K. Garrett – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Employment Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • J. Andrew Goddard – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Energy Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • John S. Golwen – Best Lawyers' 2013 Memphis Litigation - Securities "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • John A. Good – Best Lawyers' 2013 Memphis Mergers & Acquisitions Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • R. Dale Grimes – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Antitrust Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • L. Wearen Hughes – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Arbitration "Lawyer of the Year." 
  • Howard H. Lamar III – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • J. Brook Lathram – Best Lawyers' 2013 Memphis Litigation - Antitrust "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • Richard R. Spore III – Best Lawyers' 2013 Memphis Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • Samuel E. Stumpf, Jr. – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Franchise Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • Shepherd D. Tate – Best Lawyers' 2013 Memphis Securities Regulation "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • G. Scott Thomas – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Information Technology Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • Bob F. Thompson – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Mutual Funds Law "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • Overton Thompson III – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Litigation - Mergers & Acquisitions "Lawyer of the Year" 
  • F. Mitchell Walker, Jr. – Best Lawyers' 2013 Nashville Securities Regulation "Lawyer of the Year"

About Best Lawyers in America®
Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

About Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
With more than 200 attorneys representing numerous publicly traded companies and Fortune 500 businesses, Bass, Berry & Sims has been involved in some of the largest and most significant litigation matters and business transactions in the country. For more information, visit www.bassberry.com.


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