Brittan L. Buchanan
Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Insurance Coverage
Practice Locations
  • Austin, TX

A partner at Tully Rinckey PLLC’s Austin office, Britt is a trial attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of business disputes, insurance coverage and bad faith litigation, and products liability.

Prior to joining Tully Rinckey PLLC, Britt was the managing partner of Buchanan Grabouski, an Austin firm that focused its practice on insurance coverage counseling and litigation, as well as commercial and tort litigation. As a trial lawyer, Britt has received several honors including an annual AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell, inclusion in the 21st and 22nd editions of “Best Lawyers in America” (2015 and 2016) and annual selections to the list of Texas “Super Lawyers” by Thomson Reuters since 2004, including recognition as a “Top 50” attorney for Central and West Texas in 2006.

Britt earned his juris doctorate with distinction from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1989. While attending law school, he was the associate editor for St. Mary’s Law Journal. He received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University and the University of Texas at Austin in 1986.

Besides his professional work, Britt has been active with several organizations. He is a former board member with the Austin Chapter of Entrepreneur’s Organization, a former board member with St. Mary’s University School of Law Alumni Association and a Past President of the Federal Bar Association’s Austin Chapter. He has presented numerous times on federal court practice at seminars by the Federal Bar Association and the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association, and he has presented on insurance coverage matters including Stowers claims, indemnity and additional insured issues, as well as recurring issues regarding business auto policies. He received the President’s Award from the State Bar of Texas and the Edmund Muskie Award from the Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association in 1998.

Britt is licensed to practice in Texas and Oklahoma, all U.S. District Courts in Texas, the U.S. District Court in the Western District of Oklahoma, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth and Tenth Circuits, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Court & Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • Oklahoma
  • U.S. District Court, all districts in Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth District
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth District
  • Supreme Court of the United States

Education

  • JD: St. Mary’s University School of Law, 1989
  • BA: Brown University and University of Texas at Austin, 1986

Accreditations/Awards

  • President’s Award, State Bar of Texas (1998)
  • Edmund Muskie Award, Tort and Insurance Practice Section of the American Bar Association (1998)
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell (2000-2016)
  • Inclusion in “Best Lawyers in America” (2015, 2016)
  • Texas “Super Lawyer,” Thomson Reuters (2004-2016)
  • “Top 50” Lawyer for Central and West Texas, Thomson Reuters (2006)

Memberships

  • DRI, The Voice of the Defense Bar
  • Claims and Litigation Management (CLM)
  • A.M. Best Insurance Attorneys

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