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In June 2016, AmSurg Corp. and Envision Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (Envision) announced they have signed a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which the companies will combine in an all-stock transaction. Upon completion of the merger, which is expected to be tax-free to the shareholders of both organizations, the combined company will be named Envision Healthcare Corporation and co-headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and Greenwood Village, Colorado. The company's common stock is expected to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol: EVHC. Bass, Berry & Sims served as lead counsel on the transaction, led by Jim Jenkins. Read more.

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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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