Rebecca Adelman is an entrepreneur, influencer, thought leader and founder of Adelman Law Firm, established in 2001. For nearly 30 years, Rebecca has concentrated her practice in insurance defense and business litigation. The firm’s practice extends through the Tri-States of Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee. Rebecca’s insurance defense practice includes representation of insurance companies and long‐term care providers and their insurers, both regionally and nationally. She also provides consulting services and educational programming to healthcare professionals and business associates. She has active practices in the areas of general liability, professional liability, premises, and employment law. She is a listed mediator serving all areas of business and healthcare litigation. Her experience also extends to risk management and organizational counseling and formal programs including comprehensive “expectations management”, arbitration training, facility admissions protocols, and crisis communication planning. She is a member of the prestigious Claims and Litigation Management Alliance (CLM). Rebecca is involved in state and national legislative matters on behalf of the healthcare industry and serves as Legal Advisor for the American Assisted Living Nurses Association. She authors a monthly column, The HAT Advantage, for the Nursing & Assisted Living Professional newsletter, and is a regular contributor to other publications. Rebecca was a finalist for CLM Professional of the Year - Outside Counsel in 2018, was honored with the inaugural Ethel Mitty Heart Award in 2017 and recognized as a Super Women in Business by the Memphis Business Journal and named an “MBQ Power Player” in the area of defense litigation by Memphis Business Quarterly. She was included in the “Women to Watch” issues of Memphis Woman Magazine and selected as Executive of the Year by the Memphis Business Journal. Her strong beliefs in education and peace guided her to found a non‐profit Montessori School. She is also involved in non-profit organizations dedicated to the health and well-being of children through sports and education. She is an NBA, WNBA and FIBA Certified Player Agent. She is fluent in French.