Thomas A. Piraino, Jr. Esq.

Parker Hannifin Corp.
Piraino, Thomas

Thomas A. Piraino, Jr. retired in 2014 as Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Parker Hannifin Corp., after 32 years with the company. Mr. Piraino joined Parker in 1981 as Assistant Secretary and Legal Counsel. He was responsible for managing the company’s legal and government contract compliance affairs. He also oversaw all of Parker’s domestic and international legal operations.

He previously served as Vice President - Law and Assistant Secretary. Prior to joining Parker, Mr. Piraino served as Senior Counsel for Diamond Shamrock Corp. of Dallas, Texas. He began his legal career as an associate with the firm of Jones Day in Cleveland.

He received his B.A. from Allegheny College and his J.D. from Cornell Law School.

Mr. Piraino is the author of Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Portfolio Series No. 66-2nd, Antitrust Aspects of Joint Ventures.