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Karl Schwabauer, CPA, CFF, CVA

Business Advisory Services Team

“I have only made this letter longer because I have not had the time to make it shorter.” – Blaise Pascal

Karl Shwabauer pursued his undergraduate degree in his home state of California. He graduated from California State University Dominguez Hills with a Bachelor’s in Accounting. He later earned his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. In early 2021, Karl joined Rosenfield and Company as part of the Business Advisory Services Team. He now resides in the Dallas area and works mainly out of our recently integrated Texas office, however occasionally also works in the California office.

Karl has acquired substantial experience in providing forensic accounting, economic damages and valuation services, and testifying at trial, deposition, arbitration and as a court‐appointed expert in support of the work he has performed. He has provided expert services in conjunction with matters relating to fraud or financial misrepresentation, fraudulent transfers, accounting issues, breach of fiduciary duties, diversion of assets, contract disputes, purchase and buy/sell agreement disputes, shareholder/partner disputes, minority shareholder oppression, insurance disputes, and intellectual property disputes, as well as valuation and solvency issues.   

Karl also has extensive involvement in providing valuation services for non‐litigation purposes, including but not limited to transaction advisory, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, and tax purposes.  Additionally, he has experience in a variety of accounting areas including, corporate, partnership and individual tax, as well as estates and trusts.

Karl decided to join Rosenfield and Company because our culture aligns perfectly with the way he likes to live and do business. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf with his friends, listening to all kinds of music, and watching his daughters dance and play sports.