Sally Hartman is an associate in the Tax and Corporate & Securities sections at Jackson Walker. In her practice, Ms. Hartman emphasizes problem-solving, thoroughness, and a commitment to delivering exceptional client service.
Ms. Hartman has experience in a broad range of matters, from corporate tax structuring to private wealth planning. Ms. Hartman is thoroughly well-versed in both federal and state and local taxation, and has assisted with international and oil gas transactions, entity structuring, private equity offerings, and complex intellectual property planning.
As part of her general tax practice, Ms. Hartman has developed a particularly deep understanding of tax law as it concerns the art community, including artists, collectors, consignors, and purchasers of fine art. Prior to joining Jackson Walker, Ms. Hartman worked in the Impressionist & Modern Art Department at Sotheby’s, New York, where she gained substantial insight into the complexities of the art world. Applying her legal understanding in this context, Ms. Hartman is able to counsel clients in regard to fine art valuation for income, gift, and estate tax purposes, including issues involving authenticity, provenance, and comparables, as well as matters concerning property tax and sales and use tax as they relate to fine art.
In all aspects of her practice, Ms. Hartman demonstrates careful attention to detail while delivering results in a timely manner. In working directly with clients, she is responsive and proactive, offering creative solutions and analyzing and identifying potential risks.
Ms. Hartman is a member of the Tax Sections of the California State Bar and the Texas State Bar.
Ms. Hartman is Secretary of the Board of Directors for Art Alliance Austin, a nonprofit organization that engages people with great art by supporting Austin's most promising visual artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant, informed community.
Speeches / Publications
Ms. Hartman spoke on the topic of S corporations and shareholder compensation at the 2015 annual meeting of the Texas Association of Certified Public Accountants in Houston, Texas.
Ms. Hartman also has been a panelist and speaker on the subject of asset protection, estate planning, and tax planning for medical professionals, including participating in a panel discussion and presentation on the topic before the Tulsa County Medical Society.
LL.M., New York University School of Law
J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
B.A., magna cum laude, Middlebury College