With a background in literature, Travis Buchanan is known for the excellence of his written advocacy and his ability to communicate his clients’ stories to the court persuasively and incisively.  A tireless advocate for his clients, Travis is experienced in a wide array of chapter 11 matters, ranging from core debtor work to high-stakes bankruptcy litigation to mass-tort counseling and advice.  In all cases, Travis brings strategic thinking and penetrating insight to bear on resolving his clients’ most difficult and challenging matters.  When confronted with intractable issues and contentious disputes, clients rely on Travis to get the results they need.


  • Duke University School of Law  (J.D.)
  • Boston University  (M.A.)
  • Bowdoin College  (B.A.)

Bar Admissions

  • Delaware


  • Recipient of the Star Law Scholarship
  • LTC4 eDiscovery/eDisclosure Core Competency

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Alaska Law Review, Executive Editor, 2010-2011; Lead Editor, Spring 2010; Staff Editor, Fall 2010. 
         -- Student note published in December 2010 issue: “Alaska Native Corporations, the Small Business
         Development Program, and Government Contracting.” Submitted by Native American Contracting
         Association to Senate Committee on Indian Affairs as an “authoritative legal analysis.”
  • Duke Law & Technology Review, Executive/Content Editor, 2010-2011; Staff Editor 2009-2010.
  • Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw Society, President, 2009-2010; Board Member, 2008-2011.
  • Duke Law Innocence Project, 2008-2009.