Richard R. Zabel, C.P.A.

212.980.7426 or 612.349.0669


  • Areas of experience include securities litigation, financial litigation, business litigation, and antitrust and trade regulation.
  • A certified public accountant with more than 25 years of experience in litigation support, calculation of damages, strategic assessment, financial analysis and valuations of a wide variety of business in both public and private sectors. Has testified in federal and state courts as an expert in financial and economic matters.
  • While at Robins Kaplan LLP, has conducted strategic assessments of numerous economic and financial issues, assisted in development of new matters, and has developed the Forensic Financial and Economic Consultants group to support the firm’s attorneys on a variety of economic and financial issues.
  • Before joining Robins Kaplan LLP, was a principal at a financial litigation services firm practicing in the areas of litigation support and capital finance. Started his financial career as a member of the professional staff of Touche Ross & Co., now part of Deloitte & Touche, specializing in corporate and partnership taxation matters.
  • Was a college instructor and managed fine arts facilities, including technical operations, budgeting, maintenance, and hiring of students for a wide variety of internally developed and outside traveling productions.

  • "Super CPA Award," Law and Politics Magazine (2001, 2002)
  • University of Denver, M.A.
  • Concordia College, B.A.
Professional Associations
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNSCPA)
  • MNCPA Leadership Cabinet
  • Council of Institutional Investors, Markets Advisory Council
Certified Public Accountant
December 17, 2020
WEBINAR | Valuation: The “Eye of the Beholder” Causes Disputes
Anne Lockner, Rich Zabel - Federal Bar Association and myLawCLE


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