John McN. Broaddus

Associate Attorney

  • Focus: Defective Drugs and Devices, Environmental Pollution
  • Phone: 856-755-1115
  • Fax: 856-755-1995
  • Cherry Hill Office
    220 Lake Drive East, Suite 210
    Cherry Hill, NJ 08002


My job as a plaintiff’s lawyer is to seek justice on behalf of people injured by defective products or fraudulent conduct, and to help them regain at least some of what they’ve lost. Success in that regard requires approaching each case with a meticulously planned strategy, intimate knowledge of the law, and tireless dedication to the job.

John McN. Broaddus is an associate attorney who primarily handles class-action, products liability, environmental, and False Claims Act matters. He is based at our offices in Cherry Hill, N.J. Mr. Broaddus came to Weitz & Luxenberg in 2000 by way of the Washington, D.C., law firm Connerton, Ray & Simon, where he was a partner litigating environmental toxic-tort and products-liability cases.

Mr. Broaddus began the practice of law in 1982 upon his admission to the bar of the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is also admitted to the bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, as well as the U.S. Supreme Court, three federal courts of appeals (Third, Fourth and District of Columbia circuits), and several U.S. district courts.

Mr. Broaddus is a 1975 graduate of Boston University. In 1981, he obtained a juris doctor degree from the Washington College of Law at American University. While there, he excelled academically and was selected as a Dean’s Fellow. In 1999, he received a master of laws degree in environmental law from George Washington University Law School.

Reported Cases: Riddle v. Shell Oil Co., 764 F.Supp. 418 (W.D. Va., 1990); Sealover v. Carey Canada, 791 F.Supp. 1059 (M.D. Pa. 1992); Ironworkers Local Union No. 17 Ins. Fund v. Philip Morris Inc., 23 F.Supp.2d 771 (N.D. Ohio, 1998); In re: Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (“MTBE”) Products Liability Litigation, 175 F.Supp.2d 593 (S.D.N.Y. 2001); Smith v. Alabama, 961 So.2d 916 (Ala. Ct. Crim. App. 2006)


  • “Preparing Experts in Toxic Tort Cases,” Trial, Oct. 1989


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