John Cannon is a partner in the Compensation, Governance & ERISA practice of Shearman & Sterling LLP.

He has extensive experience in executive compensation, management succession and general 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, Citigroup, Corning, Danone, ICE (Intercontinental Exchange), State Street, Textron, Thomson Reuters and Viacom.