Steve Adelman knows the entertainment and venue
Through his work with stadiums, arenas, concert venues,
hotels and convention centers and his many
articles and presentations, Steve
Adelman is an internationally recognized authority on
venue safety and security.
Sports and Entertainment Law
While some sports and entertainment law practices focus on artist representation
or intellectual property rights, Adelman Law Group concentrates on the legal
issues that arise from the live entertainment event itself.
In promoting venue safety, we work with venue
managers, security directors, event promoters and outside vendors on the
operational issues most lawyers never see. At the Adelman Law Group, we:
make sure that contracts
align authority with responsibility;
help with risk management by ensuring compliance with
industry best practices;
litigate from a position of thorough industry
expert standard of care
testimony for cases that are already in suit.
Steve Adelman is engaged by insurers and self-insured businesses in a variety of civil disputes. He litigates catastrophic personal injury cases and property damage claims, often
arising in the context of premises liability or construction-related matters.
Steve Adelman represents his clients’ business interests by proactively engaging
in risk management and seeking to resolve business conflicts in a cost-effective
manner without being extorted to resolve legitimate disputes.
Co-presenters Steve Adelman and former MLB Commissioner Bud Selig at the ASU Sports &
Steve Adelman is the vice president of the
Safety Alliance, a group committed to advancing the cause of safety within
the event industry.
McMurtry v. Weatherford Hotel,
Steve Adelman wins key advances in Arizona law re: spoliation of evidence,
expert qualifications, and questions of fact in premises liability and
dram shop liability.