Cannon Olson

Strong Work Ethic, Passion and “Big Firm” Experience

Angus J. Cannon
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 2013
B.A., California Polytechnic State University, 2009

Angus Cannon is a passionate advocate and pragmatic businessman. In resolving problems for clients, Angus utilizes years of legal experience and a keen business acumen to find innovative solutions that maximize outcomes.

Angus’ practice encompasses both civil litigation and transactional matters. In performing legal services, Angus has represented a diverse group of clients ranging from large financial institutions and national insurance companies, to closely-held businesses and individuals. Angus’ experience with such clients uniquely enables him to understand complex legal and business issues, while never losing sight of the bottom line goal for each individual client.

Angus has experience in every phase of litigation, from initial case evaluation to resolution. His experience includes representation of personal and commercial insurers, frequently involving complex multi-party lawsuits and nuanced contractual coverage issues. He has also represented a variety of insureds in cases involving claims ranging from premises liability to commercial fraud. Angus also has experience in a wide range of contractual and general business disputes, landlord-tenant matters, trust and estate litigation, and personal injury suits.

In his transactional practice, Angus specializes in counseling individuals and entities on the cutting edge of business and innovation. This experience includes forming one of the nation’s first commercial drone photography businesses and obtaining a Section 333 Exemption from the Federal Aviation Administration. Angus also routinely advises clients with respect to matters involving labor and employment, commercial leases, agriculture, hospitality, product distribution, banking and finance, real property, and entertainment.

Angus received his Juris Doctor from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2013. While in law school, Angus was a member and editor of the Santa Clara Law Review, competed in moot court, and was involved in a number of student organizations. He received his Bachelor of Science in Economics and Financial Management from Cal Poly University San Luis Obispo in 2009.

Connor W. Olson
J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 2013
B.A., Sonoma State University, 2009

Connor relies on passion, a strong work ethic,
and “big firm” experience to deliver consistent,
high quality legal services to all his clients.

Connor is a founding partner at Cannon Olson LLP.  He represents both individuals and businesses in a wide array of litigation matters in federal and state courts throughout California.  Connor has significant experience handling general and complex business, real estate, and construction disputes.  With years of experience working at large regional and national law firms, Connor possess the skills, knowledge, and training necessary to tackle any issue.

Connor also works with individuals and businesses in California’s burgeoning legal cannabis industry.  Connor advises his clients on everything from entity selection, structure, and governance, to the ever-changing regulations and permitting requirements that act as a barrier to the legal industry.

Prior to forming Cannon Olson LLP, Connor was an associate at Stole Rives, LLP (2015-2016), Downey Brand, LLP (2013-2015), a summer associate at Downey Brand LLP (2012), and a workers’ rights advocate at the Katharine & George Alexander Community Law Center in San Jose (2011).

Representative Work

Successfully opposed requests for injunctions and two separate writ challenges seeking to overturn a $100+ million construction contract, awarded to the third lowest bidder.

Handled and dismissed numerous complaints for damages and injunctive relief under California’s Homeowner Bill of Rights, including an original filed complaint, the Order from which has been cited several times.

Resolved individual and class action consumer and employee complaints brought under: (1) PAGA; (2) UCL; (3): FAA; (4) CLRA; (5) TCPA; (6) RFDCPA; and (7) SBCWA/TCPA.

Responsible for management of multiple large scale e-discovery reviews and productions.

Represented both individuals and businesses in small and complex disputes, including claims for: breach of contract; fraud; negligence; products liability; emotional distress; trespass; economic interference; and damage to real and personal property.

Awards, Activities, And Writings

“Top Lawyer” for Construction Litigation, Sacramento Magazine, 2015

Attorney Firm Program Coordinator, Lawyers in the Library, Sacramento Public Law Library, 2014-16

“When Crowdfunding Goes Wrong” Law360, October 15, 2015

Former nationally ranked collegiate tennis player.

Enjoys outdoor activities, cooking, writing, and playing cards.

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