About Us

The Investor Advocate provides unfiltered news and views about investors and securities fraud and the need to improve investor protection to advance sustainable economic progress.

The Author, Jeffrey R.  McCord

For more than 25 years, Jeff has provided press relations and government relations services to a variety of clients including technology corporations, financial institutions, law firms and national associations.  He is also a free-lance journalist serving Dow Jones & Company publications, among others, and currently edits and writes an investor protection blog, www.the-investor-advocate.com, which has been quoted and re-blogged by many widely viewed on-line publications.

During his years with New York City based public relations/advertising agencies, he represented major international commercial and investment banks including Merrill Lynch & Co., First Boston Corp., Britain’s National Westminster Bank and The Australia & New Zealand Banking Group, among others.  Jeff also worked with corporate law firms (White & Case and Fried, Frank, Harris Shriver & Jacobson) and the KPMG Peat Marwick accounting firm.

Trained as an economist, Jeffrey R. McCord is a free-lance journalist and public relations/public affairs advisor who has seen both the buy and sell side of Wall Street.  Jeff’s experience in journalism includes free-lance work for Dow Jones publications such as THE WALL STREET JOURNAL and BARRONS, and reporting for the South Jersey COURIER-POST, a Gannett newspaper.  He has also worked for the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC), as an aide to a United States Senator and has represented many consumer and investor protection organizations.

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