John F. Cannon is chair of Stradling's Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice group and a member of the firm's Board of Directors. He is the former chair of the Litigation department and a former Executive Committee member.
C. Craig Carlson is a co-founder of Stradling and a shareholder in the Corporate practice group.
Craig specializes in emerging and growth companies. He has extensive experience with respect to private and public financings (both debt and equity), strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, corporate securities matters, and general corporate and business representation.
Craig also has extensive experience in counseling public company boards of directors and entrepreneurs.Since 1975, Craig has represented numerous private and public companies in a diverse array of industries, including:
He has lectured at and participated in numerous seminars and speaking engagements on topics related to legal issues facing emerging and growth companies, including primarily private and public financing. Craig was also named a "Southern California Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers in 2011, 2012 and 2013. Craig is a licensed CPA (inactive) with the state of California, and once practiced at Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte).