Roy M. Hartman Spoke on “Avoiding Litigation Risks by Maintaining a Proper Client Acceptance Process” at a Meeting of the South Dade Chapter of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA)

Roy M. Hartman, a Director at the Firm, is a member of the Firm’s highly experienced complex litigation practice group which represents accounting firms, banks and financial institutions, and private litigants, including regulated professionals, in such diverse matters as securities litigation, RICO, and other complex litigation matters. 

The topics Mr. Hartman presented included:

  • The importance of client screening
  • The development of, maintenance of, and adherence to a formal client acceptance process
  • The need to send written communications to decline potential engagements
  • The need to periodically review existing client relationships
  • The need to send written communications to disengage from future engagements
  • Proper written client engagement letters

Mr. Hartman is also heads the Firm’s Bankruptcy and Creditors’ Rights Litigation Practice Group, representing secured and unsecured creditors in a wide variety of bankruptcy matters. He has also been successful in numerous commercial foreclosure actions for lenders, and has frequently obtained and retained receivers, and pre-judgment writs of garnishment, replevin and attachment. He has successfully defended letter of credit claims and lender liability actions.

Based upon his 35 years as a litigator, bankruptcy attorney, and business advisor, Mr. Hartman has also become a Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator.

Mr. Hartman is a frequent lecturer to accountants and attorneys on matters pertaining to professional liability claims, best practices guidance, securities regulation, Sarbanes-Oxley, lender liability, creditors’ rights, and bankruptcy issues, among other topics.

Roy can be reached at (305) 371-8797 and

Posted on November 19, 2015 in In The News, Press Releases