Karl Schwabauer, CPA, CFF, CVA
Phone: (214) 628-9119

Karl Schwabauer, CPA, CFF, CVA

Managing Director | Dallas

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Phone (214) 628-9119

Karl Schwabauer is a managing director of business valuation and litigation consulting services in HSSK’s Dallas office. He has extensive experience providing forensic accounting, economic damages and valuation services, and has testified as an expert at trial, deposition, arbitration and as a court-appointed expert in support of the work he has performed. Specifically, Karl 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. He has also served as a receiver.

Karl has extensive experience providing valuation services for non-litigation purposes. Additionally, he has a background as an accounting and tax practitioner in numerous areas, including corporate, partnership and individual tax, as well as estates and trusts.

In addition to being a licensed Certified Public Accountant, Karl holds the Certified Valuation Analyst designation through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and holds the Certified in Financial Forensics designation through the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

Karl received a Master of Business Administration from California State University Dominguez Hills and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. Karl is also a member of the Institute for Energy Law, where he serves on the advisory board, and a member of the American Bar Association – Business Law and Litigation Sections.


Education

  • MBA, California State University Dominguez Hills
  • BS degree in accounting, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (formerly the University of Southwestern Louisiana)

Professional Licenses & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified in Financial Forensics, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst, the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)

Professional Affiliations & Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Institute for Energy Law
  • American Bar Association – Business Law and Litigation sections

This is not a CPA firm.