Adam Klausner

Adam Klausner

Senior Lecturer

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Faculty Area

Interdisciplinary Theme

  • Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Technology

Faculty Expertise

  • Employment Relations, Human Resources and Law
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Law
  • Real Estate


School of Hotel Administration
Cornell Directory Entry


Adam Klausner is a senior lecturer at the School of Hotel Administration. He teaches courses in law: Real Estate Law (HADM 4870), Internet Law (HADM 4890), and Law for Entrepreneurs (HADM 4800/6800). Adam is also a practicing corporate and business lawyer with over 25 years' experience, including representation of a wide variety of start-ups. He provides counsel to a range of companies in fields that include real estate development, hospitality, technology, software, and manufacturing. Adam also represents non-profit organizations, including groups dedicated to the promotion of culture, music, education, international development, and the environment.

Recent Courses

  • AEM 3200 - Business Law I
  • HADM 4800/HADM 6800 - Law for Entrepreneurs
  • HADM 4870 - Real Estate Law
  • HADM 6870 - Real Estate Law
  • HADM 4990 - Special Studies Project I
  • HADM 4890 - The Law of the Internet and E-Commerce

Academic Degrees

  • JD Cornell University Law School, 1988
  • BA Cornell University, College of Arts & Sciences, 1984