1201 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
202 662 5366JBuchanan@cov.com
Ranked InDistrict of Columbia
Insurance: Policyholder (Band 1)Nationwide
Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Policyholder (Band 2)
Practice Areas: Complex insurance disputes and transactions, including coverage for data breach, environmental, media/IP, D&O/E&O/fidelity, cyber, railroad and satellite claims.
Professional Memberships: Advisory Board, American Law Institute Principles of Liability Insurance Law Project; ABA Insurance Coverage Litigation Committee; ABA Mediation Quality Task Force.
Career: Has represented policyholders exclusively since 1982; teaches graduate-level Insurance Litigation course at Connecticut Law School’s Insurance Law Center; party arbitrator.
Publications: Recent presentations and articles include ‘Protecting Privilege While Preserving Coverage,’ ‘Comerica Conundrum: Settlement vs. Forfeiture,’ ‘Top 10 Insurance Traps,’ ‘Ancillary Arbitration Clauses,’ 'Other People’s Insurance.’
Personal: JD, Harvard; Hon. BA (1st Class), Oxford; AB, Princeton.