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Michael R. Bradley

Michael Bradley

651-379-0900 ext. 101
bradley@bradleyguzzetta.com

Michael R. Bradley is a partner of Bradley & Guzzetta, LLC. Mr. Bradley has a national regulatory practice in cable television and telecommunications and experience before state and federal courts, the FCC, state PUCs and State Legislatures. His work has resulted in being recognized as a Minnesota “SuperLawyer” and “Rising Star Attorney” by Minnesota Law and Politics and as an honored professional in the National Register's Who's Who of Executives and Professionals. Mr. Bradley has successfully managed projects, both large and small throughout his career. He also acts as the administrator for several entities. His services have saved his clients thousands of dollars, while maintaining excellent services. Mike also serves as special counsel to the Lighthouse Law Group, PLLC in Seattle, Washington.

Areas of Practice

  • Cable Television
  • Telecommunications
  • Regulated Industries
  • Municipal
  • Probate and Estates
  • Real Estate
  • Corporate
  • Employment

Government Affairs

  • Development of statewide policy on telecommunications issues.
  • Competitive Access to Multiple Dwelling Units (Apartments and Condos).
  • Cable Franchising
  • Assisted the City of Saint Paul to obtain funding for the Xcel Energy Center. The effort resulted in the construction of the Xcel Energy Center and the return of the NHL to Minnesota.
  • Represented multiple clients in regulated industries

Awards

  • Minnesota SuperLawyer and Rising Star Attorney by Minnesota Law and Politics
  • Honored professional in the National Register's Who's Who of Executives and Professionals.
  • Mayor's Local Business Appreciation Award

Bar Memberships and Public Service

  • Minnesota State Bar (1993), Wisconsin State Bar (1999), Washington State Bar (2013)
  • U.S. District Court - District of Minnesota (1995), W.D. of Wisconsin (1997), W.D. of Oklahoma (2012)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2005)
  • Minnesota State Bar Association
    • Founder and Chair, Military Affairs Committee (2003-2006) - Started largest pro bono program
    • Communications Law Section Council, (2008-2013), Chair (2011-2012)
    • Insurance for Members Committee, (1999-2002), Chair (2000-2001) - Created more healthcare choices for members and improved malpractice insurance coverage
    • Operations Committee (2005)
    • Assembly (2011-2012) and Governance Committee (2011-12)
  • Ramsey County Bar Association
    • Board of Directors (elected to 3-year term in 2012)
    • RCBA Membership Committee (2009-2013), Co-Chair (2011-2013) - Created new reading program
    • Second District Ethics Committee (2006-2008) - Investigator
    • RCBA Diversity Committee (2007-2013) - Created diversity video
    • RCBA CLE Committee (2010-2013)
    • RCBA Youth and the Law Committee (2012-2013)
    • RCBA Communications Committee (2013)
  • American Bar Association (Public Utility, Communications and Transportation Committee)
  • Wisconsin Bar Association (Energy & Telecommunications Section)
  • Judge Advocate, Minnesota Army National Guard (1996-2004).
  • Tenth Judicial District - Volunteer Mediator - Washington County Mediation Program (2011-2013)
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Historical Society - Education Committee (2011-12) - Scholarship contest and educational video on Supreme Court
  • Minnesota Telecom Alliance Foundation - Board of Directors (2010-2012) - Scholarships to students in member territories
  • Mock Trial Judge - University of Minnesota 4th Annual Nordic Undergraduate Mock Trial Battle (2011)
  • Scout Leader (2005-Present) - Webelos Coordinator, Committee member, Merit Badge Councilor
  • Woodbury Area Hockey Club - Goalie Equipment Manager (2009-2013)
  • American Legion (2009-Present)
  • Church Leader - Staff-Parish Committee (2012-Present); Trustee (2005-2008), Chair (2007-2008); Building Committee (2008-2009); Capital Appeal Leadership (2008-2009); Development Team (2010), Finance Committee (1998-1999)
  • Legal Committee of the State of Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission (2005-2008).
  • Woodbury Infrastructure and Telecommunications Committee (2001-2005).
  • Rural Telecommunications Committee (2000-2003).
  • St. Paul Chamber of Commerce - Minnesota Twins Ball Park Committee (1999-2000).
  • Instructor, Leadership Saint Paul Government and Citizenship Class Day (1998).
  • Woodbury Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors (1998-1999).
  • Woodbury Housing Task Force (1996-1998).
  • Woodbury Community Outreach Group (1996).
  • University of Minnesota, Peer Mentor.
  • South Washington County Telecommunications Commission, Director and Vice Chair (1996-1998).
  • City of Saint Paul WCHA Final Five, Volunteer Organizer (1997)
  • Saint Paul Jaycees (1996)
  • City of Saint Paul, College Hockey Showcase, Volunteer Organizer (1994)
  • Habitat for Humanity Legal Services Volunteer (1993-1994)

Education

  • B.A., University of Minnesota (1990).
  • J.D., Hamline University School of Law (1993).