Expert Witness Work
Some members of the Page Perry team serve as expert witnesses in securities arbitration and litigation. Their experience as regulators at the state level, their experience in the industry, and their significant contributions to securities law scholarship make them highly sought after in cases nationwide. Below is a short biography of the Page Perry attorneys who do expert witness work.
Steve Parker led the State of Georgia Securities Division from 2001 to 2003. During that time he was also a member of the North American Securities Administrators Association, serving on the Enforcement Section Committee. Under his leadership, the Georgia Securities Division joined in the investigation and prosecution of administrative actions against nine leading Wall Street investment banks. Additionally, the Division shut down and fined promoters of fraudulent securities offerings of every kind. His work secured millions of dollars in penalties and recovered losses for defrauded Georgia investors. The author of several publications on securities industry topics, Steve has served as an expert witness on the topics of securities registration requirements, the nature and scope of remedies under state and federal securities laws, and investment adviser regulatory and compliance requirements, among others.
Bob Terry has seen the securities industry from the inside, serving as Chief Compliance Officer of SunTrust Investment Services and as Securities Counsel and Due Diligence Officer for FSC Securities Corp. From 2003 to 2011, Bob was the Director of the Georgia Securities Division, overseeing Georgia’s adoption of the Uniform Securities Act and enforcement actions that recovered penalties and recouped losses of millions of dollars. While serving as Georgia’s top securities cop, Bob received two Outstanding Service Awards from the North American Securities Administrators Association for his work as a regulator. He served on the NASAA Board of Directors for two years. Bob has frequently served as a presenter or moderator of panels presenting educational programs regarding securities law developments, and authored a 2009 article regarding Georgia’s adoption of the Uniform Securities Act. Bob has served as an expert witness in both civil and criminal cases on topics including securities registration requirements and the scope of remedies under securities laws.