ProfileSports and entertainment lawyer Steven A. Adelman is the head of Adelman Law Group, PLLC in Scottsdale, Arizona. His practice focuses on risk management and the litigation regarding safety and security at stadiums, arenas, festivals, and concert venues, and he also serves as an expert witness in crowd-related lawsuits. Steve Adelman is widely recognized as an authority on the law related to live events. He teaches "Risk Management in Venues," a graduate seminar offered jointly through Arizona State University's law and business schools; he is a long-time instructor for the International Association of Venue Managers' Academy for Venue Safety & Security; he is Vice President of the Event Safety Alliance; and he writes the monthly "Adelman on Venues" newsletter. As a result of his unique combination of legal experience and immersion in the event and venue industries, Steve Adelman frequently appears in national and local media to provide analysis of sports and entertainment incidents. Steve Adelman graduated from Boston College Law School in 1994 and began practicing in Arizona in 1997. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.