An Experienced Professional Liability Attorney Recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer®

Frank is an Atlanta malpractice and professional liability attorney who has represented accountants, attorneys and other professionals in professional liability claims for more than 35 years. He has represented parties suing accountants and served as defense counsel for accountants in claims arising out of:

  • Violations of the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Tax advice and tax return preparation
  • Audits and the failure to comply with Generally Accepted Auditing Standards or Generally Accepted Accounting Principles or with the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct
  • Compilation engagements and the failure to comply with the Statements on Standards for Attestation Engagements
  • Claims that an accountant was negligent in failing to discover an embezzlement
  • Review engagements and the failure to comply with the Statement on Standards for Accounting and Review Services
  • Projections and forward-looking statements
  • Investment advice and financial planning
  • Management advisory, business advisory or consulting services and the failure to comply with the Statement on Standards for Consulting Services
  • Litigation consulting engagements

Frank has also:

  • Represented accountants, attorneys and other professional in licensing, disciplinary and ethics proceedings before the AICPA, state boards of accountancy and state professional societies or associations, including proceedings that sought to revoke an accountant’s professional license and ban the accountant from public accounting or membership
  • Acted as supervisory, coverage and consulting counsel for insurance companies in matters in which professionals insured by them have had malpractice and other professional liability claims brought against them
  • Represented and advised insureds and insurance companies on issues relating to coverage and other insurance policy issues
  • Represented and advised the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants in connection with liability, ethics, legislative and insurance issues affecting accountants in Georgia
  • Spoken over fifty times at seminars and to accounting firms at in-house seminars regarding professional liability issues, avoiding professional liability claims and issues relating to professional liability insurance

Frank’s complete resume can be viewed by clicking on the button at the top right of this page.