Cannon F. Allen, Sr. is a commercial litigator with 30+ years’ experience in the courts of West and Middle Tennessee. He focuses his practice on complex business litigation, including class actions, mass torts and multidistrict litigation in federal court. He has tried multiple cases to verdict and appeal. He has represented corporate and individual clients in a broad array of disputes involving consumer and commercial products, trade secrets, insurance coverage, contract claims and breach of fiduciary duty.
Cannon has extensive experience litigating claims involving commercial real estate, mortgage financing, personal injury and transportation and logistics claims. He has represented major biomedical implant, pharmaceutical and industrial products manufacturers in personal injury litigation and government investigations.
He also advises clients in transactional matters, including contract negotiations, employment and compensation agreements and business entity formation. He enjoys connecting his clients to Adams and Reese’s other practice areas.
In 2010, Cannon directed the World Trade Club’s efforts to serve the strategically important transportation and logistics industries in Memphis and spearheaded the development of the Memphis Multimodal Conference (2010), the Southeast Freight Conference (2011-2014) and the JOC Inland Distribution Conference (2015-16) in Memphis.
- University of Virginia, J.D., 1987
- Princeton University, A.B., 1984
Professional Affiliations & Memberships:
- Federal Bar Association
- American Bar Association, Litigation Section
- Association of Trial Lawyers of America
- Transportation Lawyers Association
- Binghampton Foundation, Director and President, 1992 – Present
- Memphis World Trade Club, President, VP, Board of Directors & Advisors, 2008-2015
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