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Angela M. Buchanan

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. Angela has extensive experience in and out of the court room. Angela’s experience includes handling complex multi-million dollar contract, fraud and premises liability matters for national, multi-national, regional and local companies. Angela has had success at all stages of litigation, including: discovery, summary judgment, mediation, and trial.

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

  • Recognized in the 2020 inaugural edition of Best Lawyers: One to Watch for her work in commercial 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
  • Volunteer for Dallas ISD
  • Member of DAYL
    • 2010 Leadership Class
  • Member of DBA
  • Speaker, CLE, “Beer Lips Sink Ships: What Every In-House Lawyer Needs to Know to Keep the Attorney-Client Privilege,” 10 March 2020.
  • Speaker, Mass Tort and Product Liability Group Quarterly Meeting, “The Emergence of Virtual Trials in the Wake of COVID-19,” 16 June 2021. 
  • 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,, February 2017
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