Shearman & Sterling LLP multinational law firm headquartered in New York City, United States.

John Cannon is a partner in the Compensation, Governance & ERISA 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 implicated in the mergers and acquisitions context. He also has experience in advising startup companies in the biotechnology sector regarding corporate and compensation matters.

John represents corporate and financial institution clients including Boston Scientific, Corning, Danone, ICE (Intercontinental Exchange), Textron, Thomson Reuters and Viacom.