Adam Friedman, PE, SE
Senior Associate

Adam Friedman joined CSD in 2008. He was promoted to Associate in 2014 and Senior Associate in 2018. Adam works primarily on steel design and analysis for heavy industrial buildings, commercial structures, connection design, and miscellaneous steel (stairs, ladders, platforms). Additionally, his experience in construction engineering projects includes temporary bracing, erection planning, rigging design, heavy lift planning, hurricane contingency plans, and field modifications. He is the author of AISC Design Guide 34: Steel-Framed Stairway Design. He has presented webinars and at conferences on various topics including stair design and base plate design. Adam enjoys playing volleyball, camping, and attending Brewers baseball games. He is the practitioner advisor for the Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) ASCE Student Chapter, a lecturer at MSOE, and volunteers at MSOE to assist with student competitions. He also serves on the MSOE Alumni Association Board.


B.S. Architectural Engineering (Structural Specialty, Mathematics Minor) – Milwaukee School of Engineering, 2008
M.S. Structural Engineering – Milwaukee School of Engineering, 2009

Professional Registration

Illinois (SE)

Organization Involvement

American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) Professional Member
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Member
Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Member