Steven A. Adelman’s practice focuses on risk management, safety and security at live event venues. He leads crowd management training, conducts risk assessements, and reviews and writes emergency action plans for venues and event organizers throughout North America. He has also been engaged as an expert witness in some of the most significant lawsuits in the live event industry. In addition to his law practice, Steve Adelman is Vice President of a non-profit organization, the Event Safety Alliance. He can often be found pondering the question, "What could go wrong?"
At Arizona State University, Steve teaches "Risk Management in Venues" through the 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.
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.
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.