Dave Cannon practices in the areas of administrative law, state, federal and local liquor law and licensing and tax matters, zoning and business permitting as well as hospitality and business transactions.
Dave and the Licensing Team have represented numerous national clients in the hotel, retail store, pharmaceutical industry and restaurant industry with state, local and federal licensing issues. His licensing experience also includes representation of suppliers, to include first tier industry members such as wineries, breweries and nonresident vendors in licensing matters and product and label approval matters.
Dave has advised clients in connection with organizational and structural issues including North Carolina tied house issues. He has appeared before the North Carolina ABC Commission representing clients in connection with tied house issues and enforcement matters.
Active in the community, Dave has served in leadership roles with the Mecklenburg County Bar as an officer of the Bar, Chairman of the Finance Committee and on its Executive Committee. In addition, he has served at Myers Park United Methodist Church as Chair of its Administrative Board, on its Race Forward Committee and its Habitat for Humanity Committee.
Dave also served three years active duty in the Navy, graduating from the Navy Officer Candidate School.
Community & Professional
- Mecklenburg County Bar
- North Carolina Bar Association
- Alliance of Alcohol Industry Attorneys and Consultants
- National Association of Licensing and Compliance Professionals
Outside Nexsen Pruet
Dave has served at Myers Park United Methodist Church as the Chair of its Administrative Board, on its Affordable Housing Committee, as well as its Habitat for Humanity Committee.
- Martindale-Hubbell "AV" Preeminent Peer Review Rated
- North Carolina
- U.S. Tax Court
- Federal Court, Western District of North Carolina