The course provides a series of recommended defense strategies for malpractice claims against accountants. It suggests nine basic rules to observe that will assist you to avoid or mitigate the possibility of a lawsuit from an unhappy client. Specific attention is given to contents of the engagement letters and how to anticipate trouble when conducting an engagement.
Ron's practice focuses on complex commercial litigation in both federal and state courts, as well as in various ADR forums. He has been counsel of record in nearly fifty reported decisions, and has had primary responsibility for numerous matters from inception through final adjudication, including on appeal.
A significant portion of his practice is devoted to the defense of small and mid-sized accounting and law firms in professional liability matters, as well as counseling accounting firms on loss prevention techniques. He also has significant experience representing various brokerage firms and their senior executives in a wide variety of matters arising under the Federal Securities and Commodities Laws and common law, and has provided general counsel services to several privately held firms in the construction industry. He has also frequently litigated employment discrimination and restrictive covenant matters, as well as partnership and shareholder disputes and business torts.
For the past ten years Mr. Herzog has been a presenter at the annual ALI-ABA seminar on Accountants' Liability. He has been selected a New York Metropolitan Area "Super Lawyer" each year since 2007.
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