SERVICES

ADMISSIONS

  • Pennsylvania
  • New Jersey
  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

EDUCATION

  • Temple University School of Law, JD
  • University of Pennsylvania, MGA
  • Georgetown University, BA
Broadhurst@BlankRome.com
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Michael P. Broadhurst

Partner

Philadelphia, PA v. +1.215.569.5438 f. +1.215.832.5438

Mike Broadhurst is a partner and business trial lawyer with extensive experience in contract and business disputes, trade secret protection, restrictive covenant enforcement and defense, real estate related litigation and professional malpractice defense.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Successfully prosecuted multiple actions for breach of post-employment covenants, trade secret misappropriation, and unfair competition on behalf of medical device manufacturer against former employees and competing businesses securing injunctive relief and millions of dollars in recoveries.
  • Represented owner of undeveloped land and obtained $12.9 million in compensation for a municipal taking in state court.
  • Represented national accounting firm in tax malpractice claim in state court and in arbitration obtaining $900,000 award.
  • Coordinated defense of federal enforcement actions, class actions and individual suits for violation of consumer protection statutes on behalf of national advertiser.
  • Represented real estate investment trust in state court action for breach of warranty, fraud by purchaser of large commercial office buildings.
  • Represented commercial tenant in breach of long-term lease for key asset and successfully defeated multiple claims for breach based on alleged merger and financial covenant violations
  • Represented elected officials in federal civil rights action by owner/developer seeking damages for failure of proposed theater development, a representation that resulted Third Circuit precedent changing the standard governing such claims in the land use context.
  • Represented national developer of residential homes in complex disputes in state and federal court regarding planned development’s compliance with land use and environmental regulations.
  • Represented electric power generator in efforts to secure local zoning permits for construction of natural gas electrical generation station involving “spot” and “contract zoning.”
  • Represented hotel and retail operators in claims for alleged violations of state and federal public accommodations statutes.

COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Member, Board of Directors, AbbeyFest Ministries, Inc. (Chairman)(2015-2016)
  • Child Advocate, Support Center for Child Advocates (2003-2016)
  • Member, Tredyffrin Township Republican Committee (Chairman, 2010-2014)
  • Member, Tredyffrin Township Planning Commission (2009-2012)
  • Member, Tredyffrin Libraries Board of Trustees (Vice President) (2006-2009)
  • 2005 Recipient, Edwin P. Rome Pro Bono Achievement Award for Commitment to pro bono service and devotion to equal justice for all.
  • Member, Haverford Township Free Library Board of Trustees (2001-2003)