Adam S. Forman

ADAM S. FORMAN* is a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor, and Workforce Management practice, based in Chicago and Detroit (Metro). As noted in the 2015 edition of Chambers USA, Mr. Forman “is a renowned expert in social media issues relating to the workplace” and also “focuses on litigation, training and preventive advice on the employment side.” A frequent writer and national lecturer on issues related to technology in the workplace, such as social media, Internet, and privacy issues facing employers, Mr. Forman is often interviewed by newspapers, radio, and legal blogs on those topics.

In addition to his technology know-how, Mr. Forman’s experience includes:

Defending against wage and hour disputes and claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation
Representing management in labor arbitrations, unfair labor practice charges, and collective bargaining
Regularly advising employers about issues and policies related to social media and the online conduct of employees
Training workforces on employment law topics, such as how to conduct a workplace investigation

Mr. Forman was selected to the Michigan Rising Stars list in Employment & Labor (2008) and the Michigan Super Lawyers list in Employment & Labor (2009-2015); ranked by Chambers USA in Michigan for Labor & Employment (2011-2015); selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in Labor and Employment Law (2010-2011) and Employment Law-Management and Labor Law-Management (2012-2015); named one of the “Up and Comers” on Lawdragon's “Most Powerful Employment Attorneys” list (2014); and included in DBusiness Magazine’s “Top Lawyers 2012” list in the category of Labor and Employment Law.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Employment Litigation, 2) Labor Management Relations, 3) Social Media and the Workplace and 4) Wage and Hour
Law School Syracuse University College of Law (J.D., 1996)
Education Michigan State University (B.A., 1993)
Bar Member / Association Michigan State Bar Association
Most recent firm Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C.
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