Naomi M. Hartman

Naomi M. Hartman

Senior Associate

Naomi M. Hartman advises clients in highly regulated industries on a broad range of corporate matters, including corporate formation and governance, mergers and acquisitions, 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.
  • Private equity fund DC Capital Partners and its portfolio companies in acquisition and sale transactions.
  • Life sciences and pharmaceutical companies in licensing, acquisition and sale transactions.
  • Harbour Point Capital, a healthcare services-focused private equity firm, in its recapitalization of InSight Telepsychiatry, a leading national telepsychiatry services provider.
  • Harbour Point Capital, a healthcare services-focused private equity firm, on the merger of its portfolio company Insight Telepsychiatry, a leading national telepsychiatry services provider, with telehealth and telepsychiatry provider Regroup Therapy.
  • Physician practices in sale transactions and entry into practice management arrangements with portfolio companies of private equity buyers.
  • Flushing Financial Corporation (Nasdaq: FFIC) in its entry into a definitive agreement to acquire 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.
  • CPA Global on its acquisition of Innography, Inc.
  • Enphase Energy, Inc., a global energy technology company providing home energy solutions, in its acquisition of the microinverter business of Sunpower, in exchange for $25 million in cash and 7.5 million shares of Enphase common stock.
  • WorldStrides International, LLC, a Carlyle Group portfolio company, on its acquisition of CBL International.
  • Hedge funds in US 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.


Private Equity in Ophthalmology: Real World Feedback from Physicians Who Have Taken the Plunge
Speaker, American Society of Ophthalmology Administrators (ASOA) 2020 Annual Meeting, Boston, MA
The Future of Your Practice: Deciding Whether to Partner with Private Equity or Grow Through Strategic Acquisitions
Speaker, American Society of Ophthalmic Administrators (ASOA), 2019 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA
Anatomy of a Deal (pdf)
Private Equity Dissected, Supplement to CRST + Collaborative Eye


  • JD, American University Washington College of Law, 2014, summa cum laude, Order of the Coif
  • BA, 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

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