Andrew J. Broadaway, J.D. CISSP

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Biography

 

 

 

Andrew Broadaway represents employers and executives in a wide variety of labor and employment matters.  Mr. Broadaway has appeared on behalf of clients in all aspects of employment and commercial litigation, including jury trials, arbitration, agency investigations, and mediation.  He has spearheaded all aspects of litigation and motions practice in both individual and class actions in federal and state courts and has particular expertise in wage-and-hour, technology, non-competition, employee and customer non-solicitation, and trade secret litigation.  In addition, Mr. Broadaway enjoys advising and counseling individual and institutional clients on a wide range of employment-related topics, auditing pay practices, drafting and negotiating employment-related agreements, reviewing and creating employee handbooks and policies, and training clients on all aspects of employment law.

Mr. Broadaway joined the firm in 2015 following a two-year clerkship with the Honorable Lee Yeakel, U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas.  Given his experience in the Austin Division of the Western District of Texas, Mr. Broadaway often serves as local counsel on all manner of civil litigation in the Western District.  He graduated with high honors from the University of Texas School of Law and is a member of the Order of the Coif.  In addition, Mr. Broadaway was named a UT Law Chancellor and “Keeper of the Peregrinus” for his academic achievement in law school.   Recently, Mr. Broadaway has returned to the UT Law School as a guest lecturer and adjunct professor, teaching Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence.

Prior to pivoting to a career in the law, Mr. Broadaway obtained a degree in computer science and worked in the high-tech industry, specializing in data security, networking, and privacy.  He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and a former Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.  Mr. Broadaway therefore frequently advises clients on matters that relate to technology, confidentiality, data security, privacy, and trade secrets.

Outside of work, Mr. Broadaway is also an avid cyclist and camper, amateur chef and charcuterist, wine enthusiast, and proud father.

Education & Certificates

J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, with high honors

Order of the Coif; UT Law Chancellor, “Keeper of the Peregrinus”

Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Executive Submissions Editor and Articles Editor

M.M., Rice University; B.S., Indiana University

Certified Information Systems Security Professional, (Reg. #322890)

Honors & Awards

Mr. Broadaway has been named to the inaugural 2021 The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch list by Woodward/White, Inc. in the category of Litigation-Labor & Employment.

Publications

Author, Barbarians at the gate? Data security concerns for the employer and counselThe Labouring Oar, Federal Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, 2017. Click here to read the full article or read it on the Federal Bar Association website.