Since 2008, retained over 200 times and testified in 80 cases, and has always been qualified as an expert. David has been engaged by broker-dealers, RIAs, in-house counsel, State governments, and private practice attorneys representing private investors, employees, and corporations.
FINRA, AAA, JAMS, SEC, and a number of judicial venues.
David Tilkin is a litigation support and expert witness specialist with over 30 years of experience in the securities industry, having supervised hundreds of brokers and scores of branch managers during his tenure at both Smith Barney and Wheat First/First Union Securities. David has previously maintained Series 63, 7, 8, 65, and 4 licenses. Management participation included recruiting, training, sales leadership, supervision, new hire due diligence, product due diligence, administrative, litigation, and compliance support. In addition, David served on the Operating and Compliance Committees of First Union Securities as a Regional Director and Senior Managing Director.
About the Tilkin Group LLC
The Tilkin Group has focused on litigation support and providing expert witness services since 2008. The efforts of the Tilkin Group have supported both private practice attorneys litigating against the securities industry and supported the efforts of financial service firms in their defense of claims. David has testified in numerous cases around a wide array of issues and conflicts and has published multiple articles on the topics of suitability, supervision, and financial services software. You should always expect rapid, identifiable, and measurable success. Nothing less is acceptable.