Professionals & Consultants

Robert (Bob) Schaefer,


1500 Lake Shore Drive
Suite 120
Columbus, OH 43204


(614) 228-4000 Fax: (614) 228-4040

Robert (Bob) Schaefer,

Senior Director |

Columbus, Ohio

Bob is a Senior Director in the Columbus, OH office of HBK and has been with the firm since its merger with the former Norman, Jones, Enlow & Co. in 2015. Bob has extensive experience working with partnership and S-Corp taxation including minimum gain chargeback, basis shifting and recapture scenarios in partnerships, reorganizations, divisions, 338(h)(10) scenarios, statutory terminations, installment sales, and redemptions. He mainly works within the manufacturing, franchise, and real estate industries. Bob is also an active attorney and has been practicing since 1987.


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Arizona State University, Summa Cum Laude
  • Institute on International and Comparative Law, University of San Diego
  • Masters of Business Administration, The Ohio State University
  • Juris Doctorate, The Ohio State University

Professional/Civic Associations

  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Tax and Spending Committee