Securities Claims Management, LLC
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Robert N. Jones, ChFC®, CFE®

Robert N. Jones is a securities litigation consultant, damages analyst, expert witness, Chartered Financial Consultant, Certified Fraud Examiner and FINRA Arbitrator.

Since 1995, Rob has been involved in the securities litigation process, initially with a law firm that represented many of the largest brokerage houses in the country. Since 2001, Rob has worked exclusively on behalf of individual investors on their claims against members of the securities industry.  Over the years, Rob has analyzed hundreds of accounts and has been involved in dozens of FINRA arbitration cases.  Rob also has extensive experience in commercial litigation in both state and federal court. In 2011, he started Securities Claims Management, a consulting and litigation support firm. 

Rob has earned the designation of Chartered Financial Consultant® from the American College of Financial Services.  As such, he is trained in the areas of Financial Planning, Retirement Planning, Investments, Estate Planning, Insurance and Taxation.

Rob has also earned the designation of Certified Fraud Examiner® and, as such, is trained in the investigation, detection, prevention and deterrence of fraudulent activity.

Rob utilizes the latest software tools to review, analyze and calculate damages in investment accounts and testifies with confidence in arbitration and state court about both the validity of his results and the procedures used to obtain them. His specialized analytics highlight all aspects of an investment account’s activity including out-of-pocket damages, trade by trade activity, turnover ratios, suitability/risk metrics, asset allocations and margin analysis. Experienced, careful, creative and thorough, Rob blends his arts background into the production of his reports, resulting in well-designed graphics that make his work highly readable and persuasive.

Experienced, careful, creative and thorough, Rob blends his arts background into the production of his reports, resulting in well-designed graphics that make his work easily readable and highly persuasive.

Areas of Expertise
FINRA Code of Conduct  •  FINRA Arbitration Procedures  •  10b-5 Claims  •  Damage calculations  •  72t (Early Retirement Schemes)  •  Suitability  •  Fiduciary Duty  •  Modern Portfolio Theory  •  Market Adjusted Damage Comparison  •  RIA activities  •  Compliance  •  Supervision  •  Due Diligence  •  Fraud  •  Misrepresentation  •  Omissions  •  Operations  •  Churning  •  Margin Trading  •  Variable Annuities  •  Mutual Funds  •  Stocks  •  Bonds  •  Options  •  Selling-Away Claims  •  REITS  •  TICs  •  more

Experience

  2011 – present

    Securities Claims Management, LLC

      Owner and Analyst

 

  2001 – 2015

    Michie Hamlett Lowry Rasmussen & Tweel PLLC

      Securities Analyst and Litigation Paralegal

 

  1994 – 2000

    Rogers & Hardin, LLP

      Senior Paralegal (Securities Group)

Designations

  Chartered Financial Consultant®
  Certified Fraud Examiner®
  FINRA Arbitrator, (#A58225)

  Notary Public, Commonwealth of Virginia

Education

  B.A. - 1988
  The University of Texas at Austin

  B.A. in Art - 1988
  The University of Texas at Austin

  Graduate Certificate, Nonprofit Business Administration - 1990
  Harvard University Extension School

Memberships
  Securities Experts Roundtable (website)
  Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (
website)
  Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, ExpertPlus (website)
  American Association of Notaries (website)

Community Service
  Volunteer – Charlottesville Albemarle SPCA

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SCM proudly supports the following organizations:

  • Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA (website)

  The Chesapeake Bay Foundation (website)
  Senior Center of Charlottesville, Virginia (website)

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