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MARTIN N. BUCHANAN IS A CALIFORNIA LAWYER SPECIALIZING IN APPEALS

Since graduating from Harvard Law School in 1986, Martin Buchanan has devoted nearly all of his professional career to litigating appeals in state and federal courts. Martin’s mission is to provide top quality legal representation to clients in the appellate courts.

RECENT NEWS

In a published decision, the Court of Appeal has affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by two Indian tribes against multiple cardrooms over gaming competition. Martin represented the cardroom on appeal.
The Ninth Circuit has denied Aetna's petition to appeal an order granting class certification in a case challenging its uniform policy of denying coverage for lumbar artificial disc replacement. Martin represented the plaintiffs in the Ninth Circuit proceedings.
In dueling cross-appeals, the Court of Appeal has affirmed a jury's findings of elder abuse in favor of Martin's client, and limited the trial court's order granting a whole new trial to damages only.