Mordecai "Mordy" Bromberg SC (born 22 January 1959) is a judge of the Federal Court of Australia and former Australian rules footballer for St Kilda Football Club (1978–1981). In his football career he scored 11 goals and had 3 Brownlow Medal votes in 1980.[1]

Bromberg graduated from Monash University with a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws, and was admitted as a solicitor in 1984. He became a barrister in 1988 practising in industrial and employment law as well as constitutional, trade practices, administrative law and discrimination law. He ran unsuccessfully for preselection as the Australian Labor Party candidate for the Burke seat in 2001.[2] He was appointed Senior Counsel in 2003 and was President of the Australian Institute of Employment Rights.[3]

Bromberg's appointment to the Federal Court of Australia commenced on 7 December 2009.[4]


  1. ^ Ashley Browne (10 June 2011). "A Saint-in-law". 
  2. ^ Paul Robinson (18 August 2001). "Former Saint to try for Canberra". The Age. 
  3. ^ "Federal Court Appointments" (Press release). Attorney-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. 23 October 2009. Retrieved 12 December 2009. 
  4. ^ Federal Court of Australia. "Judges in appointment date order". Retrieved 4 January 2010. 

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