Thomas A. Piraino, Jr. Esq. (Ret.)

Thomas A. Piraino, Jr. was Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for Parker Hannifin Corporation before his retirement in 2014. At Parker, he was responsible for managing the company’s legal and government contract compliance affairs. He oversaw all of Parker’s domestic and international legal operations.


Mr. Piraino joined Parker in 1981 as Assistant Secretary and Legal Counsel. He most recently served as Vice President - Law and Assistant Secretary. Prior to joining Parker, Piraino served as Senior Counsel for Diamond Shamrock Corp. of Dallas, Texas.


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