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Briaunna Buckner

Briaunna E. Buckner

Tel: +1 312 705 7400 Fax: +1 312 705 7401

Briaunna Buckner is an associate in Quinn Emanuel’s Chicago office.  She joined the firm in 2023.  Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation and appeals.  Prior to joining the firm, Briaunna served as a law clerk for the United States Senate Judiciary Committee where her work primarily focused on executive oversight and judicial nominations.  Briaunna completed clerkships for The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. 

  • University of Michigan Law School
    (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 2021)
    • Michigan Journal of Race & Law
      • Assistant Editor
  • Jacksonville State University
    (Master of Public Administration, magna cum laude, 2018)
    (Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, 2015)
  • The State Bar of Illinois
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert L. Wilkins:
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, 2022-2023
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Bernice Donald:
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2021-2022
  • Campbell Delong Trial Advocacy Competition Winner, 2019
  • Women's Leadership Award, 2021