Roy M. Hartman Made a Presentation on "Special (Not Your Every Day) Issues That Can Confront CPAs, Attorneys, and Other Professionals" at a Luncheon Meeting of the AANGFL in Boca Raton, Florida

The topics Mr. Hartman presented were:

  • When a Current (Former) Client/Customer Files for Bankruptcy
  • When You Receive a Subpoena in the Middle of a Client Engagement or Customer Project
  • Special Issues When You Receive a Government Subpoena
  • Document Destruction/Retention Policies, “Litigation Holds” and “Cloud Issues”
  • What are the Government Regulators (and thus, Private Plaintiffs’ Attorneys) Looking At Concerning CPAs
  • Some Simple Measures to Take to Try to Avoid Professional Liability Claims

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 government investigations, securities litigation, RICO, and other complex litigation matters.  

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, government investigations, subpoena compliance, 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 17, 2017 in In The News