Accountant Malpractice & Disciplinary: Defense

Our accounting malpractice defense team works closely with New York State accountants to protect their professional standing.

Our attorneys have a deep understanding of the nuances of the accounting profession and work with attorneys to best prepare them to avoid conflicts that could lead to a claim of professional malpractice.

However, if such a conflict does arise, our team is prepared to fight vigorously to defend such charges and protect and preserve our client’s professional standing and licensing with the New York State Department of Education or other professional licensing entities.

We have experience successfully representing accountants in matters alleging:

  • Breach of Contract
  • Negligence
  • Misrepresentation
  • Theft/Misuse of Funds/Overbilling
  • Giving incorrect tax guidance or making substantial errors in a tax return
  • The altering of financial statements
  • Failure to properly audit financial statements
  • Failure to detect fraudulent activities
  • Assisting in the committing of tax evasion or fraud
  • Violations of any applicable state or federal law


If you are an account facing a potential malpractice matter, do not delay. At the first indication there may be an issue, contact any member of our accounting malpractice defense team. You’ll want an experienced law firm by your side to navigate the complex process of defending against a malpractice claim and steer you toward the best possible outcome.