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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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Douglas W. Dahl II

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7939 TEL
(615) 248-8797 FAX

Douglas W. Dahl II

Counsel

Nashville
(615) 742-7939 TEL
(615) 248-8797 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7939 TEL
(615) 248-8797 FAX

Doug Dahl represents clients on all facets of employee benefits programs and executive compensation issues. He works with private and public companies on the creation, administration and compliance of qualified retirement plans and compensation packages. In addition, Doug assists companies with employee benefit issues that arise during various corporate transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions and dispositions.

Drawing on his experience as an attorney with the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel, Doug represents companies in various interactions with the IRS, Department of Labor, the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the Department of Health and Human Services. His practice involves:

  • Preparing health and welfare plan documents and negotiating related contracts
  • Providing assistance with qualified plan terminations, conversions and corrections
  • Counseling clients related to compliance with ERISA and the Internal Revenue Code
  • Representing plan sponsors and fiduciaries in the administration of qualified retirement plans
  • Advising companies on deferred compensation arrangements and employment agreements
  • Designing employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs)
  • Preparing executive compensation agreements involving stock options, stock appreciation rights and other related components.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Doug was an associate with Proskauer Rose LLP in the Washington, D.C. office. From 2009-2011, Doug was an attorney with the IRS, Office of Chief Counsel.

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Publications:

  • The New Health Care Reform Law: What Employers Need to Know (A Q&A Guide) 5th Edition (contributing author), Thompson Information Services (October 2014)
  • "Briger v. Tellabs, Inc. – The Decision to Not Sell Stock During 'Drop' in Value Was Not a Fiduciary Breach"(co-author), The Journal of Employee Ownership Law and Finance, Volume 22 No. 2 (Spring 2010)

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The Tax Lawyer – Senior Staff Mentor

American Journal of Trial Advocacy – Executive Editor

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