414 McCallie Avenue
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
Firm: Buchanan, Eric & Associates
At Buchanan, Eric & Associates we understand what a difficult time it can be when you become disabled. We are a full- service disability benefits law firm and we are here to help you protect your rights.
District of Columbia
Eric Buchanan represents disabled people and other policyholders across the United States in both ERISA and non-ERISA disputes, focusing primarily in the areas of disability, life, and health insurance. He also represents disabled people before the Social Security Administration, having represented approximately 1,150 people in Social Security hearings.
In 2007, Eric Buchanan was certified as a specialist in Social Security Disability Law by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization. In 2008, he was selected by the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification to be an examiner for the National Board of Social Security Disability Certification Exam. Eric has also been peer-review rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell for 2007, 2008, and 2009. He has also represented hundreds of people in federal court lawsuits involving Social Security and ERISA disputes.
Eric Buchanan regularly chairs conferences and speaks to both national and local audiences on disability insurance, ERISA, insurance law, and Social Security disability. He has been the program chair and speaker for the 2008 AAJ Social Security Section National CLE in Las Vegas, has twice been program chair and speaker at the AAJ (formerly ATLA) Annual Convention’s Disability Law program, has twice been program chair and a speaker for the Tennessee Bar Association’s Disability law conference, has been program chair and speaker for several Tennessee Association for Justice CLE’s on Social Security disability and on ERISA litigation.
Eric graduated from the Washington and Lee University School of Law Magna Cum Laude in the top 10% of his class. Eric is also a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1989 to 1994 where he served as a naval aviator (pilot), plane commander, and mission commander of P-3C Orion aircraft.
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