Roy M. Hartman Spoke on "Evading Enforceability Issues and Effectively Negotiating Conditions" at the National Business Institute's CLE Seminar on "Advanced Business Contracts: Secrets Only the Top Attorneys Know" in West Palm Beach, Florida

Roy M. Hartman, a Director and Trial Counsel at Sacher Zelman Hartman, is a member of the Firm’s 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 were: 

  • Negotiating conditions that trigger liquidated damages clauses
  • Representations and warranties:  traps for the unwary
  • Advanced drafting secrets to ensure enforceability
  • Boilerplate integration clause examination
  • Severability clauses - pitfalls to avoid
  • Real life examples of confidentiality clauses
  • Top mistakes made in non-compete clauses
  • Use of liquidated damages to deter breaches of non-competes
  • Intangible assets and intellectual property problems
  • How context affects a Court's view of the covenant

Mr. Hartman 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 37 years as a litigator, bankruptcy attorney, and business advisor, Mr. Hartman is also 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 2, 2017 in In The News