Michael D. Brophy: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Michael D. Brophy

Philadelphia,  PA  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Appellate
  • Cyber Risk and Social Media
  • Professional Liability
  • Product Liability
Contact InfoTelephone: 267.519.6810
Fax: 267.519.6801
University State University of New York College at Oneonta, B.A., magna cum laude, 1973
Law SchoolVillanova University School of Law, J.D., 1976
Admitted1976, Pennsylvania; 1986, New York; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania; U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; U.S. Supreme Court; Various pro hac vice admissions in state and federal courts

Professional Affiliations

•The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Member
•American Bar Association, Litigation Section
•Pennsylvania Bar Association
•Philadelphia Bar Association
•New York State Bar Association

BornGreat Barrington, Massachusetts, February 12, 1951

Michael Brophy is a seasoned trial attorney with more than 30 years of experience, and a partner at Goldberg Segalla. Working from the firm's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office, Mike has developed a specialty in the defense of psychiatric malpractice cases as well as traditional medical malpractice litigation. He has been designated as lead trial counsel by health care organizations and automotive product manufacturers with both local and national affiliations.

Mike's success rate exceeds 90 percent in more than 50 major cases he has taken to verdict. In addition to traditional activities, he has an active mediation practice and was a mediator in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania from 1991 to 1996. More recently, Mike has been selected to serve as the sole arbitrator deciding cases filed in Philadelphia County, expediting the final disposition of these matters by several years and significantly reducing litigation costs for the parties. Mike has also served as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Court of Common Pleas from 2005 to the present.

Mike is co-editor of Law Journal Newsletters' Medical Malpractice Law & Strategy, for which he has authored numerous articles. He is author of the textbook Medical Malpractice Depositions and is a frequent speaker at CLE seminars. Mike possesses an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell.


•Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating: AV Preeminent
•Pennsylvania Super Lawyers, 2010-2014 (Personal Injury: General Defense)

Court Appointments

•Mediator, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania (1991-1996)
•Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Pro Tempore (2005-present)

Prior Experience

•Staff Attorney/Supervising Staff Attorney, U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1977-1981
•Law Clerk to the Honorable William W. Vogel, Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Norristown, Pennsylvania, 1976-1977


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Michael D. Brophy

1700 Market Street, Suite 1418
PhiladelphiaPA 19103-3907


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