John F. Cannon

Chair, Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group
  • (949) 823-5107

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.

John represents public and private companies in connection with the defense of allegations of violations of the securities laws, including class action and derivative claims, allegations involving fraud on the government, and complex business litigation. He has successfully tried cases, obtained summary judgments, jury verdicts, dismissals and settlements for companies of all sizes.

Featured Experience


  • Loyola Law School, J.D., 1990
  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A., history, 1986
  • Loyola Marymount University, B.A., business, 1986

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • Central District, CA
  • Northern District, CA
  • Southern District, CA
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit