Jason Billeck is responsible for providing legal support to BVA in connection with its operations as well as providing strategic support to project teams assisting in complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining BVA, Mr. Billeck was a partner in the international law firms of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP and Winston & Strawn LLP. His practice consisted of complex commercial litigation and bankruptcy litigation in state and federal courts and arbitrations across the country. He represented plaintiffs, defendants, debtors, and creditors in a wide variety of complex litigations and bankruptcies involving billions of dollars in controversy. Mr. Billeck has litigated business disputes involving antitrust, shareholder claims, securities violations, theft of trade secrets/non-competes, insurance claims, breach of contract and fiduciary duty, negligence, fraud, class actions, product defects, and bankruptcy matters such as confirmation of plans of reorganization, adversary proceedings and avoidance actions, and contested matters. Mr. Billeck’s experience has spanned a wide range of industries, such as energy, including oil and gas, telecom and technology, complex financial products, insurance, gaming, automotive, healthcare, maritime, assisted living facilities, agriculture products, professional service companies, and many others. He has recovered millions of dollars for plaintiffs, obtained summary judgment or dismissal of numerous cases, and successfully resolved many matters on behalf of defendants for cents on the dollar.

Mr. Billeck has directed all aspects of complex litigation, including pre-suit investigation and analysis, discovery, mediation and settlement negotiations, advising clients on litigation strategy, significant hearings, and serving as trial and appellate counsel in cases ranging from small commercial disputes to bet the company litigation. In particular, Mr. Billeck has taken lead roles in retaining, preparing, and presenting experts for testimony and examining and deposing opposing experts, routinely involving economic damages and complex valuation models based on numerous methods, i.e., discounted cash flow, comparable company, comparable transactions, and market-based evidence. In connection with his experience in this area, Mr. Billeck presented an ABA Webinar on “How to Prepare Your Expert Witness for Deposition,” and co-authored “Hired Help Can Pose Risks to Confidentiality – When Non-Lawyer Consultants are Included in Communication, Attorney-Client Privilege Protection May be Unavailable,” New York Law Journal.

Mr. Billeck maintained a pro bono practice, including numerous matters representing children with intellectual and emotional disabilities in connection with receiving educational support and accommodations. In addition, Mr. Billeck served as a volunteer prosecutor for the City of Houston, where he first-chaired over fifteen jury trials.

Mr. Billeck received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas Christian University. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Houston Law Center, earning Order of Coif honors. While attending the University of Houston Law Center, Mr. Billeck served as Associate Editor of the Houston Journal of International Law and was a Research Assistant for Professor Ira Shepard. He is admitted to practice in Texas and New York and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and all United States District Courts in the State of Texas.

Mr. Billeck has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America: Bankruptcy Litigation. Benchmark Litigation also recognized Mr. Billeck as a Future Litigation Star. He has authored articles in the ABI Journal and New York Law Journal and presented on numerous legal issues.

Mr. Billeck spends his free time with his wife and two children, often working on their ranch in central Texas where they raise Red Angus cattle.

*Although BVA employs attorneys, it and its employees do not provide legal advice, engage in the practice of law, or establish attorney-client relationships with its clients.