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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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Tim K. Garrett

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Nashville
(615) 742-6270 TEL
(615) 742-2770 FAX

Tim K. Garrett

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-6270 TEL
(615) 742-2770 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6270 TEL
(615) 742-2770 FAX

Tim Garrett helps employers solve complex issues related to all aspects of labor and employment law, providing in depth counseling and developing creative solutions to underlying business issues. He is an experienced trial lawyer, defending employers of all sizes in employment litigation claims across the country. His work has ranged from defending a major university during a significant wage and hour collective action involving thousands of employees to the successful defense of a major healthcare provider in a gender discrimination / retaliation case. In addition, Tim has served as nationwide labor and employment counsel for the largest nonprofit dialysis company in the U.S.

Tim Garrett helps employers solve complex issues related to all aspects of labor and employment law, providing in depth counseling and developing creative solutions to underlying business issues. He is an experienced trial lawyer, defending employers of all sizes in employment litigation claims across the country. His work has ranged from defending a major university during a significant wage and hour collective action involving thousands of employees to the successful defense of a major healthcare provider in a gender discrimination / retaliation case. In addition, Tim has served as nationwide labor and employment counsel for the largest nonprofit dialysis company in the U.S.

Named a top labor and employment lawyer in Nashville in 2016, and recognized by both Best Lawyers in America® and Chambers USA for several years, Tim has earned a national reputation for counseling employers through the maze of complex employee issues, such as:

  • Employment Litigation – Defending employers in various discrimination, harassment, wrongful discharge, non-competition agreements and wage and hour disputes in state and federal courts and administrative agencies.
  • Labor and Employment Law – Providing proactive, day-to-day counseling to employers in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship with a focus on resolving issues before they become crises.
  • Traditional Labor Law – Serving as lead counsel for management facing union organization or navigating established union relationships.

With an energetic and entertaining style, Tim frequently speaks on labor and employment topics. He also is actively involved within his community, having held at least one term in office on every nonprofit or community board of which he has been a member.

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Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management (MT|SHRM) – Board of Directors, Legislative Affairs Director

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Best Lawyers in America® — Nashville Employment Law: Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2017, 2013); Nashville Litigation: Labor and Employment "Lawyer of the Year" (2016); Nashville Labor Law: Management "Lawyer of the Year" (2015)

Best Lawyers in America® — Employment Law: Management; Labor Law: Management; Litigation: Labor and Employment (2003-2017)

Chambers USA — Labor & Employment (2003-2016)

Mid-South Super Lawyers (2006-2016)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2011-2012)

HR Professionals Magazine "2013 Top Labor & Employment Law Attorneys"

Phi Beta Kappa

Wilkins Scholar

NCAA Post-Graduate Scholar — Wrestling

Vanderbilt Law Review — Associate Editor (1985-1986)

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