John J. Cannon III

Chair, Corporate Governance Advisory Group, Shearman & Sterling, USA

John Cannon is a partner in the Compensation, Governance and Employment Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) practice of Shearman & Sterling LLP and co-chair of the firm's Corporate Governance Advisory Group. He has been at the firm since 1985. He is an Inaugural Fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel, a Member of the American Law Institute and an Adviser to the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law, Corporate Governance project. He received a J.D. from the New York University School of Law and an A.B. from Harvard College. He is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar.

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