Professionals & Consultants

Richard F. Brabender, JD, CVA


310 Grant Street
Suite 3130
Pittsburgh, PA 15219


(412) 431-4460
Fax: (412) 431-4496

Richard F. Brabender, JD, CVA

Senior Director, HBK Valuation, Litigation & Forensics | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

As Senior Director for HBK Valuation, Litigation & Forensics in the Pittsburgh market, Richard oversees litigation support services. He has directly appraised or managed the appraisals of over 1,000 companies, and counts more than 30 years’ experience in providing litigation support services, expert reports and expert witness testimony. He is a frequent lecturer on financial topics for the Pennsylvania State and County Bar Associations and has spoken on behalf of the International Association of Financial Planners and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He has been qualified as an expert in the Courts of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio and West Virginia, and has provided testimony in arbitration proceedings and served as a Special Master in issues related to valuation.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University
  • Juris Doctor from University of Pittsburgh