Broderick L.


Broderick L Young
Broderick L.


Broderick Young is a partner of Arnett, Draper & Hagood and has been in practice since 1998. He graduated from the University of Tennessee in 1994 and graduated from Catholic University of America in 1998.

His career has been devoted exclusively to civil litigation, with an emphasis on tort and healthcare liability defense, employment, and business litigation.

I have been in active practice since 1998, and have served as lead counsel in jury trials involving
matters related to premises liability, breach of contract, insurance defense, employment
discrimination, and personal injury. I have also tried numerous bench trials involving similar
issues. In addition to my trial experience, I have represented clients in complex litigation matters
involving estate litigation, business torts and professional liability.



2023- Obtained Summary Judgment obtained on behalf of an apartment owner who had been
sued for serious personal injuries alleged to have been incurred when a renter fell downstairs
alleged to have been defective by Plaintiff.

2023- Obtained a judgment in defense of a property owner which was less than an Offer of
Judgment made pre-trial. The low judgment resulted in costs being shifted to the Plaintiff.

2023- Successfully defended an EEOC claim on behalf of a furniture manufacturer in an alleged
claim of sex discrimination and hostile work environment.

2022- Obtained a Defense Verdict as lead counsel after a multi-day jury trial on behalf of a
fraternal organization in a premises liability matter. The Plaintiff was a patron who sustained
severe injuries which were alleged to have been sustained in a fist fight which occurred during a
social event of the organization.

2021- Obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of a property owner who had been sued for
violation of an easement provision.

2020- Obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of a large housewares store in a slip and fall
personal injury claim based on an alleged defective floor mat.

2020- Obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of a property owner on a claim of property
damage via trespass.

2020- Obtained Summary Judgment in an errors and omissions matter on behalf of an insurance
agency. The agency had been sued for alleged failure to procure insurance.

2018- Obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of a hospital in a healthcare liability claim.

2016- Obtained a six-figure Plaintiffs Verdict as lead counsel in a multi-day jury trial on behalf
of a teacher’s assistant who had been discriminated against in violation of the Americans with
Disabilities Act.


The great majority of my cases involve matters based in Middle and East Tennessee, but I have
also handled matters on a pro hac vice basis in other jurisdictions, including, the United States
District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky at Lexington, and the Circuit Court for Bay
County, Florida.

I am grateful to my clients and colleagues in the legal community, whose recommendations have
allowed me to be listed in this year’s edition of Best Lawyers in America in the areas of Personal
Injury Litigation – Defendants; Commercial Litigation; and Medical Malpractice Law –
Defendants. I have also been awarded Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating, AV Preeminent, in
the areas of Tort Defense, Civil Litigation, and Defense Litigation, and have been recognized by
CityView Magazine, as one of their Top Attorneys.

  • Healthcare Liability
  • Nursing Home Law
  • Insurance Agent Errors and Omissions
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Catholic University of America, 1998
  • University of Tennessee, 1994

Best Lawyers Award Badge

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