Bush Kornfeld LLP
Thomas A. Buford III, Partner
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206 521-3855

Thomas Buford, originally from Arkansas, joined the firm as an associate in 2017. Thomas joined Bush Kornfeld following a distinguished career at the United States Department of Justice, U.S. Trustee Program, as Trial Attorney, and thereafter as Assistant United States Trustee. Thomas has extensive experience in commercial liquidations and reorganizations as well as a long history of resolving complex bankruptcy issues through negotiation and, when necessary, litigation. Prior to his work at the Department of Justice, Thomas was the Law Clerk to Chief Judge Catharine R. Aron, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Hendrix College, 2001
  • Juris Doctor, Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, 2004
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