Adam is the author of Managing Employees Without Fear: How to Follow the Law, Build a Positive Work Culture, and Avoid Getting Sued (SHRM, 2021). In Managing Employees Without Fear, Adam empowers people managers on how they can build a work culture around employment law compliance, while avoiding many of the pitfalls which often leads to preventable and costly employment lawsuits.
In addition to maintaining a busy legal practice, Adam is also a sought-after speaker and presenter. Adam has presented to well over 10,000 business leaders and HR professionals on a variety of employment law topics. Adam effectively uses humor, current events, popular culture, and “real world” situations, to engage with his audiences with the goal of providing tangible and practical lessons. Adam is a strong believer in the importance of “preventative law” and enjoys working with organizations and their leaders on how to avoid workplace disputes and litigation.
Adam received his BA in History and Education from the University of California, Los Angeles and his JD from the University of California, Davis.
Managing Employees Without Fear: An Honest Conversation on How to be a Stronger, Legally Compliant, and More Efficient People Manager
The Art and Science Behind Effectively Train Managers on Employment Law Compliance
Fostering a Culture of Legal Compliance: What Every Leader Needs to do in Order to Build and Maintain a Culture that Promotes Compliance
The Top Ten Lessons Every Manager Needs to Know to Avoid Getting Sued by their Employees
Pushing the Reset Button: How to Safely, Efficiently, and Legally Bring Employees Back to Work After the Pandemic
The Implicit Bias Conundrum: How to Identify and Eradicate Implicit Bias From A Leader’s Personnel Decisions
Making The Most Of The First Three Months: The Art and Science of Onboarding New Employees
Taking The Anxiety Out of Employee Performance Reviews: 10 Steps Leaders Can Implement When Drafting Employee Performance Evaluations
How to Efficiently and Legally Discipline Your Employees
Creating A “Speak Up Culture” – How and Why Effective Organizations and Leaders Foster a Culture Where Employees Are Not Afraid to Raise Compliance Concerns
Creating Proper Boundaries: Lessons From The Trenches On How Leaders Can Create a Positive and Respectful Work Culture, And What Happens If They Don’t
Every Manager’s Role in Combating Discrimination In the Workplace
Wage and Hour 101 For People Managers
Managing Employees From Afar: Concrete Steps Every Leader Needs to Know When Managing a Remote Workforce