Buongiorno is an associate attorney at the Dallas office of Locke Lord LLP where he specializes in complex commercial litigation and business dispute resolution. He advanced to the semifinals in the Duberstein Bankruptcy Moot Court Competition held in New York. He was a Semifinalist in the Thad Hutcheson Moot Court Competition and a Quarterfinalist in the Gardere Wynn & Sewell Mock Trial Competition. Prior to law school he taught high school math in Kailua Kona, Hawaii, as a 2010 Corps Member with Teach For America. He was also the director of the school’s Model UN program and took a delegation of 16 students to New York City for a national conference. He pursued a master’s in education from Chaminade University of Honolulu as part of the Teach For America program.