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John M. Bradley

Adjunct Professor of Law

John Bradley

John M. Bradley is the founder and principal of Broadfield Insight, a training and consulting firm focused on nonprofit governance and ethics. He teaches in the area of nonprofit law and governance. Before joining Penn Law, John practiced in-house at Habitat for Humanity International, where he advised management on governance and policy-related initiatives, conducted legal trainings for affiliated organizations, and worked with the development team to negotiate corporate and cause-related marketing agreements. He previously served as General Counsel to a start-up non-profit organization and as a litigation associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Jones Day.
In 2008, he was selected to represent the American Inns of Court as a Pegasus Scholar, through which he received an intensive immersion into the English legal system by sitting with judges in the House of Lords, Court of Appeal, and Crown Court and by working in barristers’ chambers specializing in commercial and business law.

John graduated magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was appointed Executive Articles Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. He received his undergraduate degree cum laude from the Haub School of Business at Saint Joseph’s University.

Research Areas

  • Nonprofit Organizations


Penn Law - Lecturer in Law (2017 - Current); Legal Practice Skills Lecturer (2013 - 2017)

Habitat for Humanity International - Senior Staff Attorney (2012 - 2013)

Center for FaithJustice - General Counsel (2010 - 2012)

Jones Day - Associate (2005 - 2010)


  • Nonprofit Organizations Law, Governance, and Ethics
  • Advising Nonprofit Organizations
  • Law of Nonprofit Organizations
  • Legal Practice Skills

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