Cory Broadbent’s practice is concentrated in civil litigation, including complex commercial litigation, condemnation, eminent domain, zoning, and arbitrations, with a primary focus on real estate matters. Broadbent also advises clients on business disputes, construction disputes, and land development issues throughout Arizona and the western United States. Broadbent’s work has included numerous months-long trials in Arizona and California, and he has taken cases to a jury verdict with million-dollar values, as well as injunctive and declaratory relief. He has also handled diverse real property disputes, easement issues, contract breaches, and title insurance claims and has assisted clients achieve their goals by prosecuting and defending actions, while helping clients settle claims in a cost-effective and efficient manner. Broadbent is also experienced with the Arizona Court of Appeals and has successfully defended numerous judgments before that Court as well as having the Court of Appeals overturn previous decisions in numerous cases.
Prior to joining Berry Riddell, Broadbent practiced at Beus Gilbert McGroder with an emphasis on real estate and business matters, and at Jones Skelton Hochuli, where he focused on insurance disputes and the resolution of complex insurance claims.
An entrepreneur by nature, Broadbent has been instrumental in the formation of numerous companies, including business startups in the production, manufacturing, and medical products space. He has advised clients throughout Utah and Arizona on partnership and shareholder issues, corporate formation and formalities, and has supervised the ramp-up of early-stage businesses.
Broadbent attended the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University where he was a Center Scholar in the Center for Law, Science, and Technology. He was also a lead member on the ATLA Trial Team, and was the Vice President of Corporate and Business Law Student Association. Prior to attending law school, Broadbent graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in history and a minor in Spanish. Broadbent speaks Spanish fluently and travels to Latin America often.
Broadbent is admitted to the Supreme Court of Arizona, 2005, the U.S. District Court, District of Arizona, 2005, and the Supreme Court of the State of Utah, 2011.