Mr. Adler has more than 36 years of HR consulting experience working with U.S. and international firms, small businesses and non-profits, insurance companies and brokers, and employer organizations. Mr. Adler is the president-CEO of Laurdan Associates, Inc., a human resource management consulting firm specializing in HR audits, employment practices liability risk management, HR metrics and benchmarking, strategic HR, and unemployment insurance (UI) cost management. Mr. Adler is a co-developer of the Employment-Labor Law Audit™ (ELLA®), the nation’s leading HR auditing and employment practices liability risk assessment tool. Mr. Adler has assisted Congress and state legislatures in the development of employment and UI related legislation and has testified before the U.S. Senate Finance Committee on UI and the U.S. Senate H.E.L.P. Committee on genetic discrimination in the workplace. Mr. Adler has also served as an expert witness in discrimination and negligent hiring cases.
Mr. Adler holds an MBA from Southern Illinois University and a BS in finance from the University of Maryland. Mr. Adler is a certified instructor on employment practices issues for the CPCU Society and has conducted continuing education courses for the Institute of Internal Auditors, the AICPA and the Society for Human Resource Management.