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Angela M. Buchanan

Fax +1.214.939.5849
Angela Buchanan is a litigator with the firm’s Dallas office and primarily focuses her practice in the complex commercial litigation and disputes practice group. Ms. Buchanan has extensive experience in and out of the court room. Ms. Buchanan’s experience includes handling complex multi-million dollar contract, fraud and premises liability matters for national, multi-national, regional and local companies. Ms. Buchanan has had success at all stages of litigation, including: discovery, summary judgment, mediation, and trial.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm Ms. Buchanan served as a senior litigation associate in a commercial law firm. Ms. Buchanan also has specific experience in transportation, contract disputes, products liability, toxic tort and insurance litigation.


  • 2013 Wallace Sedgwick Client Service Award
  • Designated Highest Ranking Graduate, July 2009
  • Graduating Senior Award, 2009
  • William J. Boswell Memorial Award for Torts, 2007
  • First Place Dawson & Sodd Moot Court Trial Competition, 2007

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Volunteer for Dallas ISD
  • Member of DAYL
    • 2010 Leadership Class
  • Member of DBA

Additional Information

  • The Future of Gene Patents – Dallas Bar Headnotes, February 2011
  • Intervention in Appeals – The Virtual Representation Doctrine – The Dicta, July 2011
  • The Evidentiary Impact of Haygood v. Escobedo, The Dicta, July 2012
  • Economic Loss Doctrine and Negligent Misrepresentation Claims, Sedgwick’s Product Liability Advisory, November 2013
  • Managing Risk in the Hospitality Industry, Resort Hotel Association Newsletter, January 2014
  • “E” Releases – Are They Enforceable? Resort Hotel Association Newsletter, March 2014
  • Indemnification Agreements: An Effective Technique for Transferring Risk in Texas, The Dicta, May 2014
  • The Malice Requirement of Obtaining Punitive Damages for Fraud, The Dicta, June 2016
  • The “Paid or Incurred” Rule’s Application to Future Medical Damages, DAYL.com, February 2017