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Laurdan Associates, Inc.


Laurdan Associates, Inc. is a veteran-owned human resource management consulting and research firm founded in April 1983.  Laurdan Associates, Inc. specializes in HR audits, employment practices liability risk management, strategic HR, HR metrics and benchmarking, employee surveys, unemployment insurance cost management, and general HR management issues.  Laurdan is internationally recognized as a leader in developing tools and services that help employers increase the value of their human resource asset while reducing their exposure to employment practices liabilities.  Laurdan's signature product, ELLA®, the Employment-Labor Law Audit, is the nations's leading HR auditing and employment practices liability risk assessment process and is internationally recognized as setting the standard in HR auditing.

Providing HR management consulting services to Fortune 500 companies, mid-size companies, small businesses, non-profits, insurers and brokers, and international organizations, Laurdan's consulting services:

  • Develop and implement human resource management and employment practices related risk management strategies and programs
  • Develop and manage employment practices liabilities insurance (EPLI) products and value added services.
  • Train managers, supervisors, and employees through customized, on-site training programs on such issues as conducting HR audits, developing effective EPL risk management, designing and using HR metrics, creating a discrimination and harassment free workplace, managing turnover, and controlling unemployment insurance costs.
  • Assist organizations assess and improve their employee relations.

Laurdan's employment issues research has been used by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Federal Reserve Board, the EEOC, the Maryland Human relations Commission, Congress, state legislatures, state agencies, and international organizations.

Laurdan has served as a consulting expert on employment issues to: SHRM, the CPCU Society, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Maryland Chamber of Commerce, The Wall Street Journal, BNA, and numerous other organizations and publications.

Laurdan has also served as an expert witness in employment discrimination and negligent hiring cases.