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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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T. G. Pappas

Member (retired)

Nashville
(615) 742-6242 TEL
(615) 742-2742 FAX

T. G. Pappas

Member (retired)

Nashville
(615) 742-6242 TEL
(615) 742-2742 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-6242 TEL
(615) 742-2742 FAX

T.G. Pappas was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 1943, while a student at the University of North Carolina, he entered military service and served as a Master Sergeant in Military Intelligence with the 99th Infantry Division in the ETO. He was educated at the University of North Carolina, the University of Pittsburgh and Vanderbilt University, where he was named to the Order of the Coif and served as case editor of the Vanderbilt Law Review.

T.G. Pappas began the practice of law in 1949 in Waverly, Tennessee, where he was engaged in the general practice of law. In 1957, he became Tennessee General Attorney for Southern Bell Telephone Company in Nashville. In 1966, T.G. Pappas joined Bass, Berry & Sims, where he served as the first managing partner of the firm. He concentrated his practice on general corporate law, public utilities and telecommunications.

Mr. Pappas is a retired Member of Bass, Berry & Sims. He has served as a member of the Judicial Council of the State of Tennessee and as president of the Nashville Bar Association. Mr. Pappas is a Fellow of the International Society of Barristers and the Tennessee Bar Foundation, and has been listed more than twenty consecutive years in Best Lawyers in America®.

Memberships

Nashville Bar Association — President (1978)

Tennessee Bar Association

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®

International Society of Barristers — Fellow

Tennessee Bar Foundation — Fellow

Phi Delta Phi

Vanderbilt Law Review — Case Editor (1948-1949)

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