Michael M. Badowski

Michael M. Badowski

Office:Harrisburg, PA
Phone:(717) 975-8114
Cell:(717) 579-3387

Michael M. Badowski served as Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy’s Judge Advocate General’s Corps wherein his duties included special military assistant to the US Attorney’s Office in defense of FTCA medical malpractice claims against Naval physicians and hospitals; earning the US Navy Achievement Medal. He was a founding member of a Harrisburg insurance defense firm that merged with Margolis Edelstein in 2000.

Mike has extensive litigation experience in defending healthcare professionals and healthcare institutions throughout Pennsylvania; he has tried in excess of 150 cases to jury verdict. His practice is devoted to the representation of hospitals, nursing home and assisted living facilities, hospices, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, midwives and technicians in professional negligence actions. He has successfully tried numerous high exposure catastrophic damage cases involving nearly every specialty practice of medicine. He also represents healthcare providers in disciplinary matters before the Board of Medicine.

Mr. Badowski also serves as a certified trained mediator and arbitrator in personal injury cases.

Military Service:

  • Lieutenant Commander, U.S Navy Judge Advocate General Corps
  • U.S. Navy Achievement Medal


  • US Navy Justice School - Honors Graduate
  • Duquesne University School of Law (J.D.)
  • Villanova University (B.A.)


  • AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated
  • Selected for inclusion in Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy Certification as Civil Trial Advocate


Bar Admissions:

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions:

  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • United States Court of Military Appeals
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Professional Affiliations:

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Cumberland County Bar Association
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Defense Institute
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Society of Law and Medicine

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