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Steven Adelman

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Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography

Since licensed to practice in 1994, Steven A. Adelman’s practice has focused on personal injury, property damage and premises liability litigation. By maximizing the opportunities his cases have presented, he now concentrates on the safety and security issues that arise when people are invited to enter a public accommodation for a live event. He has strong professional relationships with industry leaders around the world In 2015, he created and taught a graduate seminar, "Risk Management in Venues," as an adjunct faculty member of Arizona State University through ASU’s Sports Law and Business program, a joint offering of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and the W.P. Carey School of Business. He taught an updated version of this course during in spring of 2017.  

Education
  • J.D. Boston College Law School 1994
  • M.A. History, University of Massachusetts 1989
  • B.A. American Studies, Cum Laude, Tufts University 1985
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SLB 598Special Topics
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SLB 598Special Topics
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar
Consulting

Head of Adelman Law Group, PLLC in Scottsdale, AZ, which concentrates on litigation, risk management, and expert witness testimony regarding safety and security issues at entertainment and sports venues and events.

Industry Positions

Vice President of the Event Safety Alliance, an international trade association dedicated to changing the culture of live events to focus on putting life safety first.