Thomas Murray, broker formerly with Morgan Stanley is involved in customer disputes over alleged unsuitable outside investments

The Securities Lawyers at Halling & Cayo, S.C. are looking into potential claims against Thomas Murray (CRD #1186933) regarding unsuitable outside investments. According to public records, there has been 1 recent allegation against Thomas Murray accusing the broker of soliciting an outside investment opportunity that was not authorized by Morgan Stanley. This broker was also with RBC Capital Markets from 2004-2010.

Thomas Murray has 1 customer dispute as of May 2022

Claim 1: March 2022

Status: Pending

Allegations: The claimant alleges, inter alia, FA solicited an outside investment opportunity that was not authorized by the firm.

Damage Amount Requested: $300,000.00

If you were a client of Thomas Murray and Morgan Stanley and lost money in your account, we are interested in discussing a potential claim with you. Brokerage firms like Morgan Stanley have a responsibility to supervise all representatives who are registered through their firm.  (See our video “Warning signs of a bad financial advisor”). Brokerage firms also must take steps to ensure that their financial advisors follow all securities rules and regulations, as well as internal firm policies. The brokerage firm is not only legally responsible for the acts of its agents, like Thomas Murray, Morgan Stanley may also be liable for investment losses sustained by customers for a failure to supervise. The Securities Lawyers at Halling & Cayo, S.C. have recovered millions of dollars for investors across the country. (See our video “Do I need a lawyer for my FINRA Arbitration?”). Reviewing FINRA’s Broker Check, there has been 1 complaint against Thomas Murray.

Despite some volatility surrounding Covid, the S&P 500 has gained an average of more than 19% annual returns since 2019 and yet some investors, put into overly risky trading strategies, often despite promises of guaranteed returns, have lost significant sums. The Securities Lawyers are looking to bring claims on behalf of individual(s) and/or a group of investors for recovery of their funds. Most customers will have signed a FINRA arbitration agreement to resolve disputes, including claims for reimbursement of these types of investment losses. As the SEC reminds investors, it can be important to find an attorney that “specializes in resolving securities complaints.”

If you were a customer of Thomas Murray and Morgan Stanley and suffered investment losses, please contact the Securities Lawyers. We only get paid if we recover your money. Your claim may be subject to a time limit or statute of limitations, so contact an attorney right away.


Sean M. Sweeney is a shareholder at Halling and Cayo, a full service law firm in Milwaukee, WI and the head of its Securities Litigation team.

He represents individual and institutional investors in FINRA arbitration and court nationwide. He recovers investment losses from fraud or breach of duty from their broker-dealer.

Contact him at (414) 755-5020 or via e-mail at to see if he can help recover funds.