Keith Broady

Keith J. Broady

Areas of Practice: Business Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Employment & Consulting Agreements, Estate Planning, Legal Malpractice, Mergers & Acquisitions, Probate & Trust Disputes, Professional Liability, Real Estate & Title Litigation, Real Estate Law 

Office Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota 

Direct612.336.9346 / Emailkbroady@lommen.com 

Keith J. Broady / Biography

Keith Broady represents individuals and businesses in a wide variety of litigation and transactional matters. His commercial litigation practice includes trials and appeals and arbitrations involving real estate and construction defects, professional liability and legal malpractice defense, shareholder disputes, trade secret claims, corporate alter ego and successor liability, fraudulent transfers, probate and trust disputes, environmental claims, insurance coverage and claims.  His commercial transactions practice involves the purchase, sale, leasing, financing and development of real estate, resolving title and environmental issues; mergers and acquisitions of businesses; incorporation and business formation; contracts; employment and non-competition agreements; lending and business credit. 

Keith has repeatedly been named to the Minnesota Super Lawyers list, is rated AV Preeminent® for the highest level of professional excellence by Martindale-Hubbell and is recognized in The Best Lawyers in America© for his work in the practice area of Real Estate Law. 

Leadership + Activities

  • Minnesota State Bar Association 
  • Hennepin County Bar Association 

Community + Pro Bono Work

  • St. Louis Park School Board, 1998 to 2005 (Elected, 1997 and 2001; Vice Chair, 2002 to 2003; Chair, 2004 to 2005) 
  • Mentor to high school students as part of Operation Jump Start 
  • St. Louis Park Sunrise Rotary Club 
  • Board Member of Discover St. Louis Park 

Feedback

I highly recommend Lommen Abdo Law Firm and Keith Broady. The firm and Mr. Broady are very knowledgeable and meticulous. I would recommend him to my clients but also to my family. 

Presentations

  • “Construction Litigation: Lessons From the Trenches Part II,” Minnesota Construction Association, June 2018
  • “Asset Purchases: Techniques and Best Practices to Avoid Successor Liability,” The Knowledge Group, 2016
  • “Arbitration Clauses in Employment and Other Business Contracts? If so, When?” November 2013
  • “Closing the Estate” and “Estate and Ethics in Probate Practice,” Probate Practice: The Essential Basics, National Business Institute, 2008
  • “Environmental Issues in Real Estate Transactions,” Real Estate Law: Advanced Issues and Answers, National Business Institute, 2007
  • “Being Thorough to Close the Estate Without a Hitch” and “Common Issues to be Prepared for in Litigation and Probate,” National Business Institute, 2007

Published Articles

  • “When Attorneys Are Sued by Non-Clients: The Immunity and Privilege Rule,” Professional Liability Defense Quarterly, September 2019

Education

  • University of Minnesota, B.A., with distinction, 1976 
  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 1980 

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1980 
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 1980 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Eighth Circuit, 1988 
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Seventh Circuit, 1997 

News + Articles

Fraudulent Transfer Law Now Voidable Transactions Law

In 2015, Minnesota adopted the new Uniform Voidable Transactions Act, which was recommended by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. The new law replaces the Uniform Fraudulent Transfers Act, which dates back to 1987. Before 1987, the Uniform...

Understanding Successor Liability

Understanding Successor Liability

Keith Broady spoke on August 26, 2015 for the national webinar presented by The Knowledge Group on Successor Liability: What you Need to Know. Issues relating to whether one company or individual can be held liable for the debts of another company are frequently...

Civil Litigation Q&A with Keith Broady:

What types of issues do you see most often in your commercial litigation practice? [Transcript] What is the first thing I should do if my professional license is being threatened? [Transcript] What is your experience in civil litigation? [Transcript] View all of the...