Robert N. Jones – ChFC®, CFE®

Robert N. Jones is a securities litigation consultant, damages and suitability 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, cost/equity ratios, market comparisons, 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 easily readable and highly persuasive. 

Areas of Expertise

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


Chartered Financial Consultant®

Certified Fraud Examiner®

FINRA Arbitrator, (#A58225)

Notary Public, Commonwealth of Virginia


Securities Experts Roundtable (website)

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (website)

Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association, ExpertPlus (website)

American Association of Notaries (website)


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) 


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