Fall Line Securities

Leadership Team

FallLine is led by industry veterans with decades of financial services experience. The FallLine team has a track record of helping Private Wealth Advisors grow their businesses at some of the biggest financial firms.

David J. Schnier

David J. Schnier

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

David is responsible for legal, compliance and regulatory affairs at FallLine and is its General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. David brings broad skills and substantial in-house and private practice experience to the Firm. He was most recently the Head of Client Segment Risk Management at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney where he was responsible for the identification, management and mitigation of risk in the Private Wealth Management and International Wealth Management Divisions. Prior to that role, he was the Head of Advisory Law for the Private Wealth Management Division with primary responsibility for broker-dealer and investment advisor issues. Prior to his employment at Morgan Stanley, David worked as in-house counsel for J. & W. Seligman & Co. and was a corporate lawyer at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison in New York.

David received his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Rutgers University and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law School. He is a member of the New York Bar, and has his FINRA Series 7 and 24 securities licenses.

Contact David

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