Mr. Cannon is a partner in the Compensation, Governance and ERISA Group and Co-Chair of the firm’s Corporate Governance Advisory Group. In his practice, he focuses on all aspects of compensation and benefits, including corporate, securities, bankruptcy, employment and tax laws and ERISA. He has extensive experience in executive compensation and corporate governance matters, Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley, and the employee issues raised in the mergers and acquisitions context. He also has experience in matters relating to employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), including in both the transactional context and in ERISA-based based litigation. Mr. Cannon joined the firm in 1985 and became a partner in 1994.