Michael P. Broadhurst

Biography

Mike Broadhurst prosecutes and defends trade secret, restrictive covenant, and contract claims in multiple industries. Mike also has extensive experience in business disputes, real estate related litigation, and professional malpractice claims.

Outside the Firm

Mike and his family live in Chester County, Pennsylvania, where he enjoys mountain biking, reading, and volunteer work.

Experience

  • Prosecuted multiple actions for trade secret misappropriation, breach of post-employment covenants, and unfair competition on behalf of medical device manufacturers against former employees and competing businesses securing injunctive relief and over $35 million in damages.
  • Secured $12.9 million in compensation to estate for unlawful taking by local government.
  • A national accounting firm, defended in a tax malpractice claim, with $900,000 award of fees after defeating claims.
  • An auto auction operator, defended on claims for breach of long-term lease alleged from financial covenant violations.
  • Coordinated defense of federal enforcement actions, class actions, and individual suits for violation of consumer protection statutes on behalf of a national advertiser.
  • A real estate investment trust, in action for breach of warranty, fraud by purchaser of large commercial office buildings.
  • Elected officials, in federal civil rights action by developers for alleged discrimination resulting in failure of theater development, securing change in Third Circuit precedent governing civil claims in the land use context.

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Recognitions

  • 2017, Distinguished Child Advocate, Support Center for Child Advocates
  • 2005, Blank Rome Edwin P. Rome Pro Bono Achievement Award
  • 2002, “Lawyer on the Fast Track,” Philadelphia Legal Intelligencer

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Affiliations

Professional Activities
  • Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Child Advocate, Support Center for Child Advocates (2003–2017)
  • Member, Board of Directors, AbbeyFest Ministries, Inc. (Chairman) (2015–2017)
  • Member, Tredyffrin Township Planning Commission (2009–2012)
  • Member, Tredyffrin Libraries Board of Trustees (Vice President) (2006–2009)
  • Member, Tredyffrin Township Republican Committee (Chairman) (2010–2014)
  • Member, Haverford Township Free Library Board of Trustees (2001–2003)

    Credentials

    Admissions

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

    Education

    • Georgetown University, BA
    • Temple University School of Law, JD
    • University of Pennsylvania, MGA