“By ensuring that employees have the opportunity to succeed in the workplace, we can strive to create a more just and equitable society. I am committed to strengthening workplace protections and to providing each client with resources to stand up against workplace injustice.”
Andrew M. Adelman is an associate attorney with Correia & Puth, PLLC and represents employees in all aspects of the firm’s practice, including litigation of sex discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and disability discrimination cases. Mr. Adelman’s practice is dedicated exclusively to advocating for employees in disputes with employers, mediation, and court litigation.
Prior to joining Correia & Puth, Mr. Adelman served as a Litigation Fellow with an employee-side employment law firm in Washington, DC, where he focused his practice on holding corporations and government institutions accountable to workplace rights. Mr. Adelman developed particular experience working to support and empower individuals subjected to employment discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and other civil rights violation, including race and sex discrimination.
Mr. Adelman graduated cum laude from the Georgetown University Law Center (GULC). During law school, he served as a student attorney in Georgetown’s Domestic Violence Clinic, litigating on behalf of survivors of domestic violence in DC Superior Court. Additionally, Mr. Adelman served as a legal extern at the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where he researched developing law under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act to identify areas for future strategic enforcement. Mr. Adelman was the Senior Articles Editor for the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, a member of the Georgetown University Law Center Barristers’ Council for Alternative Dispute Resolution, and a Global Law Scholar.
Prior to law school, Mr. Adelman completed a fellowship in India with the American Jewish World Service, during which he aided a local Indian organization in expanding projects related to women’s empowerment and health access. He graduated with High Honors from the University of California, Berkeley, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies and Public Health.
Mr. Adelman regularly volunteers with the DC Employment Justice Center and Whitman-Walker Health SSI/SSDI Clinic. He is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia.