Marcela Varela, CVA,CDFA®

Associate Principal

Forensic, Advisory and Valuation Services


Marcela Varela is an associate principal in Kaufman Rossin’s forensic, advisory and valuation services practice where she leads family law engagements. She works with clients on the preparation of financial affidavits, child support guideline calculations, lifestyle analyses and asset division.

She has expertise in computing economic damage elements such as lost profits, personal injury, wrongful death and employment law matters.

Additionally, Marcela performs business valuations in connection with estate and gift tax matters.

Before joining Kaufman Rossin in 2000, Marcela worked at Latin Financial Consulting where she oversaw financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchasing and payroll.

She is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts and the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts. Marcela is also an associate member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Forensic and Valuation Services Section.

Marcela is a Certified Valuation Analyst and a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®. She is fluent in English and Spanish.


  • Bachelor of Finance and International Business, Florida International University,