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Overton Thompson III

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Partner

Phone: (615) ***-****  
Email: o***@***.com
Bass Berry & Sims PLC
150 3Rd Avenue South
Nashville , Tennessee 37201
United States

Company Description: Founded in 1922, Bass, Berry & Sims specializes in representing corporations in sophisticated business transactions, such as securities offerings, mergers and...   more
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Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Vanderbilt University - J.D.
  • University of the South - B.A.
  • University of The South
  • law degree
    Vanderbilt University
24 Total References
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Men-Of-Valor Nashville | Board of Directors
www.men-of-valor.org, 6 Aug 2015 [cached]
Overton Thompson III, Chairman Has worked in commercial litigation since 1984, currently as partner with Bass, Berry & Sims. He graduated from Vanderbilt in 1981 and from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1984. He has been, and continues to be, actively involved in many, varied community and volunteer organizations. Mentor for Men of Valor at the prison. He is married to Robin, and they have three children, Jillian, Emily, and Overton. They are members at First Presbyterian Church, where he is a Sunday school teacher and elder.
Overton Thompson III, ...
www.men-of-valor.org, 29 Sept 2010 [cached]
Overton Thompson III, Associate Chairman
Has worked in commercial litigation since 1984, currently as a partner with Bass, Berry, & Sims. He graduated from Vanderbilt in 1981, and from Vanderbilt University School of Law in 1984. He has been, and continues to be, actively involved in various community and volunteer organizations. Overton is a mentor for Men of Valor at the prison. He is married to Robin, and they have three children Jillian, Emily, and Overton. They are members at First Presbyterian Church, and he is a Sunday school teacher there.
Overton Thompson, another ...
www.signonsandiego.com, 28 Dec 2007 [cached]
Overton Thompson, another Genesco attorney, called the ruling "a complete vindication for Genesco, its senior management and (adviser) Goldman Sachs."
Genesco's shares, which had traded as high as $54.15 earlier this year, had plummeted to $24.98 by late last month.
The judge in the Nashville case did not indicate how she would rule if Genesco loses the New York lawsuit.But she did order Finish Line to pursue other financing options for the highly leveraged deal.
Bass, Berry & Sims | Communication Center | Press Releases | In The News | Bass, Berry & Sims PLC Among Benchmark Litigation’s Highly Recommended Tennessee Firms
www.bassberry.com, 22 Oct 2009 [cached]
Overton Thompson III
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H. Lee Barfield, Michael Dagley, Wallace Dietz, Samuel Felker, R. Dale Grimes and Overton Thompson are listed as “Local Litigation Stars.†Britt Latham and Brant Phillips are listed as “Future Stars.†All are litigation attorneys and firm members.
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Latham, Phillips and Thompson served as lead counsel to Nashville-based Genesco Inc. in its high-profile breach of contract lawsuit against The Finish Line in 2007, in which the court issued a landmark ruling that prohibited The Finish Line from backing out of the parties’ $1.6 billion merger agreement.
Overton Thompson, who served ...
www.indystar.com, 6 Jan 2008 [cached]
Overton Thompson, who served as Genesco's chief counsel in the Tennessee case, told Forbes.com that he is confident the combined company would thrive with or without UBS."There are other ways to finance this deal if the courts allow UBS to back out," he said last month.
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