Phil Bradbury focuses his practice on commercial law and litigation, construction law and litigation, real estate, alternative dispute resolution, and business and estate planning for closely held businesses. Phil’s experience covers a wide range of litigation matters and business transactions, including:
- Representing real estate owners and developers in the purchase, sale and financing of multi-million dollar projects.
- Providing construction services to contractors, subcontractors, and design professionals, including negotiating and drafting contract documents, litigating complex disputes on public and private contracts, and handling compliance issues on public works projects.
- Representing business owners in a variety of matters including the purchase, sale and restructuring of businesses and succession planning. Phil also acts as a general business counselor and trustee.
Phil is also an experienced mediator and has assisted in resolving a variety of disputes.
Phil was named the Best Lawyers® Construction Law "Lawyer of the Year" in Madison (2016) and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in Construction Law (2008-2022). Phil is a Wisconsin Super Lawyers® honoree (2008-2013, 2016-2021). He is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest rating possible, for professional competency and ethical conduct.
Phil is a member of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Dispute Review Board and has also acted as an independent mediator and arbitrator in business disputes. He has been a frequent speaker to construction groups on lien law, construction contracts and other issues of concern to the construction industry, and is a former instructor on Legal Aspects of Construction Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering.
Phil is also very active in the Madison community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Olbrich Botanical Society. He previously served as a board member of Friends of Chernobyl Centers, United States (FOCCUS), which provides social and community development services to people affected by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. He also previously served as president and director of CTM Madison Family Theatre, president and director of The Madison Club, and Village President and Village Trustee of the Village of Maple Bluff.
He is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin and Dane County Bar Association. Phil is a former director and chair of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s Public Contracting and Construction Law committee.