Victor Cannon graduated from Yale University and earned his law degree from the University of California, Los Angeles. Mr. Cannon’s practice includes complex commercial litigation, white-collar, regulatory, and corporate investigation matters, sexual harassment and employment discrimination, insurance coverage disputes, and catastrophic personal injury cases.
An accomplished trial lawyer, Mr. Cannon has extensive experience litigating both civil and criminal cases in federal and state court. For 17 years, Mr. Cannon served as a Federal Public Defender, representing clients in a wide range of complex matters including all types of white-collar fraud, such as mail and wire fraud, bank fraud, money laundering, embezzlement, theft of government property, and false statements. He has also successfully tried over 50 cases to a jury, including some of the most challenging criminal cases involving illegal possession of weapons, explosive devices, drugs and trafficking, postal offenses, immigration offenses, bank robberies, and even the first internet hate crime prosecution in the United States.
While in law school, Mr. Cannon served as Managing Editor and Editor In Chief of UCLA Law School’s National Black Law Journal. He also served on the Moot Court Honors Board and was on the winning team of the Law School’s Moot Court competition.