Robert Lawson, AIF®, CFE®, MRFC®, LUTCF®
President , Barrington Financial Consulting Group, Inc.
3800 American Boulevard W. Suite 1110
Bloomington, MN 55431
Work: (800) 741-0704
Cell: (612) 418 9292
FINRA Dispute Resolution Chair | FINRA Mediator
FINRA Expert Witness, Securities Expert Witness, FINRA Arbitrator - Chair Qualified, FINRA Mediator, NFA Arbitration Chair, Accredited Investment Fiduciary, Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Standards of Commercial Honor and Principles of Trade, Use of Manipulative, Deceptive or Fraudulent Devices, Suitability and Supervision, FINRA Sanctions, Securities Fraud, Alternative Investments, Annuities - Fixed & Variable, Exchange Traded Funds and Mutual Funds, Fiduciary Standard of Care & Responsibility, Elder Financial Exploitation, Insurance - Indexed Universal Life, Leverage and Inverse ETFs, Suitability - FINRA 3110, Know Your Customer - FINRA Rule 2090, Limited Partnerships, Direct Participation Programs - FINRA Rule 2310, Non-Traded REITs, Omission of Facts, Options - Equity & Index, OTC Bulletin Board & Penny Stocks, Outside Business Activities - FINRA Rule 3270, Private Placements, Promissory Notes, Selling Away, and Structured Investments
Mr. Robert Lawson has over 35 years of financial services experience with securities, investments, insurance, and fiduciary matters and in a professional capacity as a financial adviser, investment fiduciary, supervisor, securities and options principal, and Chief Compliance Officer of a Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) firm. He serves as the President of Barrington Financial Consulting Group, Inc., a litigation consulting firm and President and Chief Compliance Officer of Barrington Capital Management, Inc., a state registered RIA that he established in 1988.
Mr. Lawson proudly serves as a FINRA® and NFA® Arbitrator (Chair Qualified) where he presides over industry and public disputes pertaining to: breach of fiduciary duties, negligence, failure to supervise, misrepresentation, breach of contract, monetary damages, and employment issues. He also serves as a FINRA Mediation.
He is a FINRA & NFA Dispute Resolution Chair, an Accredited Investment Fiduciary - AIF ®, Master Registered Financial Consultant - MRFC, Certified Fraud Examiner - CFE®, Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow (LUTCF) and is a Qualified Neutral under Rule 114 of the Minnesota General Rules of Practice (Civil Adjudicative/Evaluative Arbitration & Civil Facilitative/Hybrid Mediation).
He is the Membership Chair for the Minnesota State Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Section, Board Member and Mentorship Chair at Securities Experts Roundtable (SER) and Secretary and Board Member for the Master Registered Financial Consultant (MRFC) and a Board Member for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Twin Cities Chapter.
Lawson is a Fi360 Qualified Instructor - Fiduciary Essential for Defined Contribution Plans and completed the Mediation and Arbitration programs at Mitchell Hamline School of Law.
Retaining Mr. Lawson as an Expert Witness and Litigation Consultant will clarify and address relevant issues pertaining to your case from an insider's point of view.