Lori Adelson

Top rated Alternative Dispute Resolution attorney in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Approved Dispute Resolution
Lori Adelson
Approved Dispute Resolution

Practice Areas: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in Florida since: 2000

Education: Hofstra University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024 Selected to Rising Stars: 2010
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401 E Las Olas Blvd
Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Visit website

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Lori Adelson is an experienced attorney, certified mediator, and qualified arbitrator based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Ms. Adelson has an extensive legal background in employment and labor law, business disputes, consumer and civil rights law. Ms. Adelson is a premier conflict management professional providing mediation, facilitation, training, coaching, and consulting to individuals, organizations, and attorneys. It is Ms. Adelson's mission to help people to navigate conflict successfully, through mediation, arbitration, risk mitigation, and litigation avoidance solutions. 

As the founding member of Approved Dispute Resolution provides independent conflict management and dispute resolution solutions. She is a federal and state certified mediator and court-appointed neutral, and Florida Supreme Court qualified arbitrator. With over two decades of successfully litigating employment, civil rights, labor, business commercial, contract and consumer issues using her vast training as a skilled trial attorney.  Ms. Adelson brings her vast trial experience and skills as a certified mediator and neutral fact-finder in the areas of labor, employment, business, contract and elder disputes. She is a creative thinker, problem solver, and has a proven track record of negotiating and resolving these types of disputes. Ms. Adelson is a conflict management professional providing mediation, facilitation, training, coaching, and consulting to individuals, organizations, and attorneys.  

After completing her bachelor’s degree at the University of Michigan, Ms. Adelson earned her law degree at Hofstra University Maurice A. Deane School of Law. Earlier in her legal career, she practiced at a large New York based law firm before relocating to Florida.   She has been featured in various mass media publications over her career including the Miami Herald and the New York Times. 

Active in various professional organizations, Ms. Adelson serves as a member of the board of the Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Section of the Florida Bar Association, serves on the Florida Bar's Federal Practice Committee, and is also a member of the ADR and Labor and Employment law sections of the Florida Bar. Ms. Adelson also serves on the leadership board of the Federal Bar Association's ADR Section, and the Board of Director's the local Broward County Chapter. She is also a member of the Broward County Bar Association, ADR, and Labor and Employment Sections. Ms. Adelson is also a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals, Florida Academy of Professional Mediators, National Arbitration and Mediation, and a Panel member of AAA Mediation as a mediator and arbitrator.

Practice areas

Alternative Dispute Resolution, Employment & Labor: Employer

Focus areas

Arbitration, Labor Law, Mediation, Sexual Harassment, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower

  • 90% Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • 10% Employment & Labor: Employer

First Admitted: 2000, Florida

Professional Webpage: https://www.approvedadr.com/attorney/adelson-lori-g/

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals
  • National Academy of Court Appointed Neutrals
  • SheResolves - Advisory Council 
  • Board of Directors, Federal Bar Association
  • Federal Practice Committee of the Florida Bar
  • Executive Council Member of the Alternate Dispute Resolution Section of the Florida Bar
  • Broward County Bar Association, Labor & Employment and ADR Section member
Honors/Awards:
  • Appeared on Fox News.com, Fox News, WBZT and WIOD Radio, Mass News Sources
  • Rising Lawyers - Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers
  • Florida Super Lawyers - Mediation, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyers, 2024
  • Florida Super Lawyers - , Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyers, 2023
  • “Super Lawyer” by “Florida Super Lawyers” - Mediation, Florida Super Lawyers, Florida Super Lawyers, 2022
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Civil Circuit Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Certified Appellate Mediator
  •  United States District Court Southern District of Florida Certified Mediator
  • United States District Court Middle District of Florida Certified Mediator
  • Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator
Representative Clients:
  • Hospitality, Restaurants and Hotels
  • Small and Mid-Size Business
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Health & Wellness
  • Construction
  • Legal Services
  • Financial Services
  • Technology
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Labor and employment law, Lecturer
  • The New York Times
  • Labor and employment law, Lecturer
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Federal Bar Association, Board of Directors., 2021
Industry Groups:
  • Commercial
  • Financial
  • Food Service
  • Hospitality
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Medical Services & Supplies
  • Real Estate
  • Technology

Office location for Lori Adelson

401 E Las Olas Blvd
Suite 1400
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Phone: 888-607-5248

Selections

3 Years Super Lawyers
1 Year Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2022 - 2024
  • Rising Stars: 2010

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