1989-1992

Spengler Carlson Gubar Brodsky & Frischling, New York, NY                                                                                   

Corporate Attorney


Corporate attorney responsible for drafting, negotiating, reviewing, and proofreading legal contracts, loan documents, public offering documents, and SEC filings.

1993-1999

Thalen, Reid & Priest, New York, NY                                                                                                                              

Corporate Attorney


Corporate attorney responsible for drafting, negotiating, and proofreading loan documents, regulatory filings with the SEC, corporate contracts (including employment agreements, purchase agreements, and stock option agreements), and public offering documents.

Education

College Essay Tutor

www.cannoncollegeessays.com


Assist high school seniors in drafting unique, well written essays for the Common Application as well as supplemental essays for college applications. Work one-on-one with students to write, edit, and perfect each essay. Assist both United States and international students. Also assist in the college planning and application process.

Writing Tutor


Assist high school students with drafting, editing, and proofreading creative writing assignments and research papers.

2004 - Present

Skills

Cannon Copyediting

Freelance Copyeditor and Proofreader


Perform copyediting and proofreading services for Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and St. Martin’s Press. Also work with authors seeking to self-publish, not-for-profit corporations, and marketing firms. Possess a keen interest in fact-checking and proofreading manuscripts, and an aptitude for grammar, spelling, and word usage. A member of ACES (American Copy Editors Society) and Copyediting-L, an online discussion group for freelance copyeditors.

2014-Present

Employment

My Resume

Nina Cannon

Copy Editor

1983

1986

Electronic editing on Microsoft Word (with track changes); Adobe Acrobat Pro; Google Docs; Grammar; Proofreading, Word Usage; Fact-checking.

2014 - Present

Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander & Ferdon, New York, NY

Corporate Attorney


Associate attorney responsible for drafting and reviewing municipal bond documents, performing due diligence for municipalities, and drafting legal briefs and memorandums.

2014

1986-1989

Duke University School of Law, Durham NC

​Juris Doctorate

New York University School of Continuing Education, New York, NY

Certificate: The Fundamentals of Copy Editing and Proofreading

Final Grade: A

Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA

​Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, summa cum laude