Steven Cannon


Steven is a partner in the firm’s Texas office. His practice focuses on construction-related matters with sureties revolving around various disputes and litigation from payment bond and performance bond claims, to claims against indemnitors. He also has experience with commercial litigation, corporate transactions, estate planning, probate, and non-profit/tax-exempt organizations. Steven is also a licensed Texas CPA.

Steven is a native of Rowlett, Texas. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting. While at Texas Tech, Steven was an active member of FarmHouse Fraternity. After undergrad, Steven stayed in Lubbock to obtain a Master of Science in Accounting with a taxation emphasis, and his law degree with a Business Law concentration. Steven made the Dean’s List every semester of law school. While in law school, Steven served as the Business Manager and a Staff Editor of the Texas Tech Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal. He was also a contributing writer for the Texas Bank Lawyer monthly publication and served as the Vice-President of Administration for the Student Bar Association.

Following law school, Steven spent over four years in private practice in the San Antonio area focusing on a variety of areas of law from transactional to litigation before returning home to the Dallas area, where he joined the firm in 2019. In his free time, Steven enjoys being out on the golf course or watching sports, especially his Red Raiders.


McKinstry Essention, LLC v. Philadelphia Indem. Ins. Co., 2021 WL 3914251 (S.D. Tex. 2021), report and recommendation adopted, 2021 WL 3913578 (S.D. Tex. 2021).

Philadelphia Indem. Ins. Co. v. Reytech Servs., L.L.C., 2021 WL 4142390 (5th Cir. 2021)

Harris County Water Control and Improvement District No. 89 v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company, 2020 WL 2839178 (S.D. Tex. 2020)

Charro Boring, Inc. v. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company, 2020 WL 4284928 (E.D. Tex. 2020)

Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company v. P.C. Contractors, LLC, 2020 WL 7028484 (N.D. Tex. 2020)

United States ex rel. Dixie Communications Systems, Inc. v. Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America, 2019 WL 4644247 (S.D. Ga. 2019)


Comment, Steven K. Cannon, What’s It Worth? How Can an Asset Without a Market be Valued at a Fair Market Value?, THE CODICIL, TEX. TECH. EST. PLAN. & COMMUNITY PROP. L. J. (2014)



Presenter, Update on Lien and Bond Claims in Light of Current Issues and Legislation, San Antonio Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association (2018)

Presenter, Don’t Roll the Dice! Conducting Legal Charitable Fundraising Activities, San Antonio CPA Society’s Continuing Education Symposium (2016)

Presenter, Transfer on Death Deeds v. Lady Bird Deeds v. JTWROS Deeds, Texas Advanced Paralegal Seminar (2016)

Presenter, Demystifying Decision Making: Advanced Directives, Guardianship and More, Aging in Texas Conference (2016)

Presenter, Estate Planning Update, San Antonio CPA Society’s Continuing Education Symposium, (2015)

Presenter, How to File an Estate in Probate Court & Working with Executors and Administrators, The Probate Process from Start to Finish, Institute for Paralegal Education (2015)


Certified Public Accountant, Texas, 2015

Associated Builders and Contractors – South Texas, 2014-2018
     Future Leaders Task Force Committee Chair, 2018


Construct-a-Kids Christmas Gala Committee Member, 2015-2018
     Silent Auction Committee Chair, 2017-2018


Miracle League of San Antonio Volunteer, 2015-2018

San Antonio CPA Society, 2015 – 2018
     Vice-President, 2018
     Board Member, 2017
     FUNlympics Committee Chair, 2017


State Bar of Texas

Texas State Board of Public Accountancy


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Dallas Office

909 18th Street

Plano, TX 75074


Complex Commercial Litigation

Construction Litigation

Surety Law


Certificate of Excellence in Legal Research

Distinction Award for Trial Advocacy

Industry Professional of the Year – Associated Builders and Contractors-South Texas (2018)

Rising Star – Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (2017)

Young CPA of the Year – San Antonio CPA Society (2015 – 2016)



J.D., magna cum laude, Texas Tech University School of Law (2014)

M.S., Accounting, Texas Tech University (2013)

B.B.A., Accounting, summa cum laude, Texas Tech University (2011)



Texas, 2014

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit


U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Northern, Southern and Western Districts of Texas

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois