Ali Hosseini is an attorney at the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington D.C.,alihoseini where he serves in the chief counsel’s office of the Division of Market Oversight. He currently focuses on drafting and implementing regulations for the U.S. derivatives markets pursuant to the landmark 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation. Previously, Mr. Hosseini worked for four years as an associate in the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, where he represented large financial institutions and corporate borrowers in a wide range of domestic and international financial transactions, with an emphasis on financings for energy and infrastructure projects. While at Milbank, he was also active in pro bono matters and led a Hague Convention child abduction case that culminated in a favorable decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Hosseini received a B.A. with honors in Middle East studies from Columbia University in 2002 and a J.D. from Georgetown University in 2005. He is a member of the New York bar. He is fluent in Farsi and proficient in Spanish.