Grant W. Cannon

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. (2010)
  • Grove City College, B.S. (2004)

Grant W. Cannon

Principal

gcannon@dmclaw.com |
Direct: 412-392-5650


Two PPG Place
Suite 400
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-5402

Main: 412-281-7272
Fax: 888-811-7144

Profile & Honors

Grant W. Cannon is a principal of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and a member of the firm’s Medical Malpractice Defense Group. He concentrates his practice in the areas of health care law and professional liability, with a particular emphasis in medical malpractice. Mr. Cannon has successfully tried numerous jury trials to verdict.

Before joining the firm, Mr. Cannon spent over six years defending hospitals, physicians, and other health care providers in legal matters. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney with the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office. During law school, Mr. Cannon worked at Widener University Veteran’s Law Clinic representing veterans at benefit hearings and on appeal. Prior to law school, Mr. Cannon spent three years at Johns Hopkins University conducting cancer research. His research was published in The Prostate, The Journal of Urology, Urology, Cancer Research and Current Urology Reports.

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. (2010)
  • Grove City College, B.S. (2004)
Presentations & Publications

Speaking Engagements

  • “Labor and Delivery: Mom, Doctors, Nurses and the Jury!”; CHART Institute; 4/9/2018
  • “Peer Review Protections and Discoverability in Pennsylvania”; CHART Patient Safety Conference; 9/21/2017
  • “A Case Study in Trial Challenges and Dealing with the Unexpected”; Marshall Dennehey, 8/4/2017
  • “The Benefits and Pitfalls of Electronic Medical Records”; Monongahela Valley Hospital Risk Management Seminar; 11/29/2016
  • “What to Expect When You Become Part of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit”; Pennsylvania State Perfusion Society; 4/30/2016 and 10/21/2016
  • “A Legal Perspective to Practicing Medicine in the Electronic Age”; Pennsylvania State Perfusion Society; 5/9/2015
  • “Electronic Medical Records”; Sharon Regional Health System Patient Safety Symposium; 1/25/2014
  • “The Audit Trial: Big Brother is Watching”; 2013 Trends in Healthcare and Health Law; Marshall Dennehey; 11/7/2013
  • “Audit Trials: An Overview of the Basics”; Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania; 10/23/2013

Publications

  • “Electronic Communications and Liability Exposure” (Co-Author), Ob.Gyn. News, 5/28/2015
  • “The Superior Court Just Made It a Whole Lot Easier to Blame the Surgical Sponge” (Author), Defense Digest, Vol. 20, No. 4, Dec. 2014
Admissions & Licenses

Admissions and Licenses

  • Pennsylvania Bar Admission
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
Memberships & Community

Memberships

  • Allegheny County Bar Association
Education

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, J.D. (2010), cum laude; Trial Advocacy Honor Society (President); 2010 International Academy of Trial Lawyers Student Advocacy Award; 2010 Outstanding Executive Board Member; 2009 Best Advocate Award; 2009 Young Texas Lawyers National Trial Competition semifinalist
  • Grove City College, B.S. (2004), Molecular Biology; Epsilon Pi Fraternity (President)