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Naomi M. Hartman advises clients in highly regulated industries on a broad range of corporate matters, including corporate formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions, public and private offerings, and SEC reporting and compliance. Ms. Hartman also has experience in intellectual property matters, focusing on the protection, development and commercialization of intellectual property.

Ms. Hartman earned her JD from American University Washington College of Law, summa cum laude, where she was a Myers Society Distinguished Fellow, staff on the Administrative Law Review and member of the Moot Court Honor Society. During law school, Ms. Hartman served as a judicial intern in the chambers of the Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley in the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and a legal intern in the Office of the General Counsel for the United States Department of Transportation.

Prior to law school, Ms. Hartman gained significant experience working as a trademark paralegal for more than ten years, both at an intellectual property boutique law firm and a Fortune 500 global cosmetics company. Ms. Hartman graduated from New York University, summa cum laude with Departmental Honors, with a BA in Social Sciences.


  • Komatsu Ltd. in its acquisition of Joy Global in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $2.9 billion in equity value.
  • Aduro BioTech in a $750 million collaboration with Novartis for the worldwide research, development and commercialization of novel immuno-oncology products.
  • Walker & Dunlop, Inc. in its acquisition of Alliant Capital, Ltd. and its affiliates, Alliant Strategic Investments and ADC Communities in a transaction valued at approximately $744 million.
  • Private equity fund DC Capital Partners and its portfolio companies in numerous acquisition and sale transactions.
  • Harbour Point Capital, a healthcare services-focused private equity firm, in multiple transactions, including the recapitalization and subsequent merger of portfolio company Array, a leading national telepsychiatry services provider (formerly known as InSight Telepsychiatry), with telehealth and telepsychiatry provider Regroup Therapy.
  • Numerous physician practices and ambulatory surgery centers (including in California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas) in sale transactions and entry into practice management arrangements with portfolio companies of private equity buyers.
  • Regional Cancer Care Associates, a physician practice of oncology and hematology specialists, in its entry into a strategic relationship with The U.S. Oncology Network, an affiliate of McKesson Corporation.
  • Converged Security Solutions in the acquisition of Solutions by Design II, an IT modernization and cybersecurity provider for the federal government.
  • Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FFIC) in its acquisition of Empire National Bank.
  • Piermont Bank and its sponsor entity, Ivy Financial Development, LLC, in the formation and initial capitalization of Piermont Bank as a New York State-chartered, FDIC-insured, commercial bank.
  • ArQule Inc. (Nasdaq: ARQL) in an underwritten public offering of $100 million shares of common stock.
  • Casi Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI) in an underwritten public offering of $32.5 million of shares of common stock.
  • Enphase Energy Inc. (Nasdaq: ENPH), a global energy technology company providing home energy solutions, in its acquisition of the microinverter business of Sunpower, in exchange for cash and Enphase common stock.
  • Productora de Software S.A.S., a Colombian software development company, in its sale to Perficient Inc. (Nasdaq: PRFT).
  • WorldStrides International LLC, a Carlyle Group portfolio company, on its acquisition of CBL International.
  • CPA Global on its acquisition of Innography, Inc.
  • Life sciences and pharmaceutical companies in licensing, acquisition and sale transactions.
  • Hedge funds in U.S. and offshore hedge fund formation and securities law compliance.
  • Banks with respect to corporate governance issues and securities law compliance.
  • State of Israel in SEC-registered bond offerings and the State of Israel Bonds Program.
  • Republic of Turkey in SEC-registered bond offerings.


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Speaker, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2022 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
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Speaker, American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA), 2022 Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
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Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel—National Capital Region Government Contracts Forum


Best Lawyers
"Ones to Watch" — Corporate Law (D.C.) (2024)
Washington, DC Super Lawyers
"Rising Star"—Mergers & Acquisitions (2021–2023)



  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 2014, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • B.A., New York University, summa cum laude, with departmental honors


  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • Member, Advisory Board, Our Military Kids, Inc.

  • Member, Asian Pacific American Bar Association of DC
  • Member, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business Law Section
  • Pathfinder, Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD)