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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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Michael A. Brady

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Memphis
(901) 543-5703 TEL
(866) 422-6481 FAX

Michael A. Brady

Member

Memphis
(901) 543-5703 TEL
(866) 422-6481 FAX
Memphis
(901) 543-5703 TEL
(866) 422-6481 FAX

Michael Brady joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2007 as a Member in the firm's Broker-Dealer & Financial Products Practice Group. For over twenty years, Michael has focused his practice on serving clients in the financial services industry in a wide range of matters including defending class actions and investor arbitrations, litigating non-compete and recruitment cases, and prosecuting and defending raiding claims. Michael has appeared before courts and arbitration panels throughout the country representing broker-dealers, financial institutions, investment advisers and registered representatives in disputes involving sales practices, breach of contract, complex structured products and product failure(s), selling away, raiding and employee transitions, and allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and failure to supervise. He also represents firms and associated persons in regulatory examinations and proceedings brought by the SEC, FINRA and state regulators, provides compliance and employment counseling and advises clients on data breach prevention and response.

Michael Brady joined Bass, Berry & Sims in 2007 as a Member in the firm's Broker-Dealer & Financial Products Practice Group. For over twenty years, Michael has focused his practice on serving clients in the financial services industry in a wide range of matters including defending class actions and investor arbitrations, litigating non-compete and recruitment cases, and prosecuting and defending raiding claims. Michael has appeared before courts and arbitration panels throughout the country representing broker-dealers, financial institutions, investment advisers and registered representatives in disputes involving sales practices, breach of contract, complex structured products and product failure(s), selling away, raiding and employee transitions, and allegations of fraud, breach of fiduciary duty and failure to supervise. He also represents firms and associated persons in regulatory examinations and proceedings brought by the SEC, FINRA and state regulators, provides compliance and employment counseling and advises clients on data breach prevention and response. 

Michael is a former chair of the Securities Section of the Memphis Bar Association and has spoken at several seminars on securities litigation and arbitration topics. Michael is currently Co-Chair of the SRO and State Regulatory Subcommittee of the ABA Securities Litigation Committee and past Co-Chair of the Structured Financial Products, Mutual & Hedge Fund Litigation Subcommittee. He is listed in Best Lawyers® and is AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Prior to joining the firm, Michael was a partner at Tate Lazarini Brady & Davis, PLC where he concentrated his practice in the securities litigation, arbitration and compliance areas.

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American Bar Association — Securities Litigation Committee; SRO and State Regulatory Subcommittee, Co-Chair; Structured Financial Products, Mutual & Hedge Fund Litigation Subcommittee, Past Co-Chair

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Best Lawyers in America® — Arbitration; Litigation: Securities (2011-2017)

Martindale-Hubbell — AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Memphis Bar Association — Fellow

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