Jeffrey (Jeff) W. Spilker, JD, CPA/ABV
Phone: (713) 771-5011
Fax: (713) 759-0968
952 Echo Lane, Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77024

Jeffrey (Jeff) W. Spilker, JD, CPA/ABV

Principal | Houston

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Jeff Spilker is a Principal and one of the founders of HSSK, a valuation and litigation consulting firm that specializes in providing services to corporations, law firms and government entities requiring expertise analyzing complex business issues and transactions including financial forensics, economic, financial and regulatory issues. Jeff has over 30 years of diverse business experience as both a hands-on executive in the construction and real estate industries and as a consultant conducting and supervising a wide variety of engagements for banks, savings and loans, contractors, attorneys, private developers, corporations and government agencies.

Prior to forming Schwartz Spilker & Co., a predecessor company to HSSK, Jeff was with Kenneth Leventhal & Company, a national accounting and real estate consulting firm. He has also served as the CFO of an engineering/construction company and Vice President/General Manager of a construction and real estate development firm. Jeff has provided a wide range of financial and economic consulting and financial forensics services to attorneys in matters involving intellectual property and patent infringement claims, health care and professional practices, oil & gas issues, construction disputes, professional liability claims, partnership disputes, real estate and business valuation issues, environmental issues, personal injury and employment claims, lost profits analyzes, fraud investigations and lender liability claims. He has provided expert testimony in over 100 of these matters.

Education
Bachelors of Architecture w/High Honors - University of Texas at Austin (1976)
MBA in Finance and Accounting - University of Texas at Austin (1979)
Doctor of Jurisprudence - South Texas College of Law (1988)
Accreditations & Licenses
Certified Public Accountant (Licensed to practice in Texas)
Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV) - AICPA
Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) - AICPA
Certified General Real Estate Appraiser - State of Texas
Licensed Attorney (Inactive Status) - Commonwealth of Virginia
Professional Affiliations & Activities
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), Houston Chapter
American Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association

Recent consulting engagements include:

  • Retained by D&O insurance carrier for an $800 million publicly traded construction company to advise legal defense team on financial matters involving a failed merger and the roles and responsibilities of the directors, officers, auditors and audit committee members.
  • Retained by D&O insurance carrier for a $1.2 billion publicly traded waste management company that went into Chapter 7 bankruptcy to advise legal defense team on financial matters that included issues involving the firm's officers, directors and auditors.
  • Led a due diligence team to advise a purchaser in its acquisition of a local professional sports team.
  • Developed a strategic valuation and property tax plan for the home office facilities of one of the nation's largest discount retail companies.
  • Led a team of valuation and financial professionals to value and strategically advise a large home improvement chain on the transfer of its home office headquarters and over 100 owned retail centers to an affiliated REIT to optimize tax and financial reporting.
  • Consulted with a major energy company to assist in the preparation of a development plan for proposed resort facilities and master-planned community on a 1,300 acre tract of lake front property in Virginia.

This is not a CPA firm.