Eric Buchanan - Eric Buchanan & Associates, PLLC

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Eric Buchanan

Eric Buchanan & Associates, PLLC

414 McCallie Avenue

Chattanooga, TN 37402


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Principal at the firm  Eric Buchanan & Associates, PLLC

Areas of Practice

Social Security Disability; ERISA; Disability Insurance


1997, Tennessee; 1998, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee; 1999, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 2000, U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee; 2002, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit; 2003, Georgia; 2004, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida and U.S. Supreme Court

Law School

Washington & Lee University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997


Virginia Military Institute, B.A., 1989


Tennessee Bar Association (Chair, Disability Law Section, 2006-2007), Chattanooga and Federal Bar Associations; American Association for Justice (Chair, Social Security Section, 2007-2008; Immediate Past Chair, Health Care Finance and Disability Litigation Group, 2006-2007); Tennessee Association for Justice (Lifetime Member; Board of Governors, 2002-2008; Member, Executive Committee, 2007-2008; Membership Chair, Eastern Division of Tennessee, 2007-2008); National Organization of Social Security Claimants' Representatives (Sustaining Member); Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association (Past President, 2005); Georgia Trial Lawyers Association.


Omicron Delta Kappa; Order of the Coif. Licensed, Commercial Multi-Engine Instrument Airplane Pilot. Adjunct Professor, Chattanooga State Technical Community College, Spring 2008. (Certified Social Security Disability Specialist, Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization)

Reported Cases

Buchanan v. Apfel, 249 F.3d 485 (6th Cir. 2001); Gisbrecht v. Barnhart, argued in S.Ct. March 20, 2001, of counsel in brief for Amicus NOSSCR; London v. Halter, 134 F. Supp 2d 940 (E.D. TN 2001); Bennett v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America, 321 F. Supp. 2d 925 (E.D. TN 2004).


Camp LeJeune, North Carolina, January 20, 1967 

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