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RL Consulting Services Inc. (RLCS) is a leading provider of expert witness services related to the regulation of broker dealers, investment advisers and commodities brokers.  RLCS, founded by Robert W. Lowry, is located outside of Washington DC in Leesburg, VA.  RLCS clients recognize Mr. Lowry and RLCS as their primary source of expert witness services because of Mr. Lowry's unique regulatory qualifications and experience.  Mr. Lowry is a recognized expert in the field of federal securities laws and regulations, accounting practices, capital formation and the customs and practices of the securities industry.  Recently, Mr. Lowry testified as a suitability expert in two significant Finra arbitrations - Ontonimo v. BNP Paribas (Award $16.6 million) and Vizcarrondo v. UBS-PR (Award $18.5 million).  Mr. Lowry is well acquainted with the Puerto Rico securities market and the UBS closed end funds.  


  • An expert witness with nearly 45 years of experience in the securities industry including 23 years with the Securities and Exchange Commission working in the Division of Market Regulation on regulatory and enforcement matters
  • Director in Corporate Compliance Department of Prudential Insurance Company
  • More than 50 engagements by federal and state government agencies including the SEC and the Department of Justice
  • Experience testifying as an expert witness in federal and state court trials (civil and criminal), regulatory hearings, and arbitration proceedings
  • Provides regulatory consulting services to broker dealers and investment advisers



Mr. Lowry has the experience, the dedication and the tools necessary to produce the most favorable result for your clients who are engaged in securities litigation. Since 1996 Mr. Lowry has testified more than 400 times in matters tried in arbitrations, state and federal regulatory proceedings, federal criminal and civil proceedings and compliance related audits.  Along with Mr. Lowry's unparalleled experience, RLCS's clients benefit from his experience analyzing complex securities transactions and his knowledge of securities laws and regulations. Mr. Lowry has published articles for the Practicing Law Institute and the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association along with appearing on Bloomberg Television.

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