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Rachel Cannon

Chicago, USA USA Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations
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Litigation: White-Collar Crime & Government Investigations - Illinois

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Rachel Cannon acts for clients on high-stakes investigations and criminal proceedings, typically involving allegations including fraud and public corruption.
"She is really smart, really strong and really skilled.""Rachel is a very talented layer."
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Rachel Cannon is a member of Dentons' Litigation and Dispute Resolution and White Collar and Government Investigations practices. She focuses on trial work, investigations, complex civil litigation, and white-collar criminal defense. A seasoned trial lawyer, she has tried 19 jury trials and dozens of bench trials, and has briefed and argued numerous cases in the US Court of Appeals. She teaches Trial Advocacy at Northwestern Law School.

An experienced investigator, Rachel regularly conducts internal investigations for domestic and global publicly traded and privately held companies on topics ranging from accounting fraud to bribery to sexual misconduct. She represents executives and members of senior management during company or government investigations of alleged wrongdoing, and has secured multiple declinations for executives ensnared corruption probes.

Rachel works extensively in cryptocurrency matters, and advises entrepreneurs about regulatory issues surrounding cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings, and blockchain technology.

Career

Previously served as an Assistant US Attorney in Chicago, supervising the bankruptcy fraud program and in the Securities and Commodities Fraud Sections.

Professional Memberships

Woman’s board of directors- Art Institute of Chicago

Women’s board of directors - Joffrey Ballet

Board of directors - the Chicago Bar Foundation

Economic Club of Chicago

Personal

Adjunct Professor - Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law

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Rachel Cannon

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233 South Wacker Drive

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IL 60606-6404

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