Ali is a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets practice.
He advises US registrants, senior policymakers, and other market participants on management compensation matters, with specific focus on governance, disclosure, and transition issues.
Ali previously took leave from the firm to lead the management compensation legal function at a large US registrant, assisting the registrant with three CEO and two President transitions, as well as ongoing engagement with institutional stockholders and proxy advisory firms.
A recognized leader in the field of management compensation, Ali has advised senior members of the executive and legislative branches, as well as interested parties in many of the most significant and high-profile management compensation matters of the last two decades.
Ali has been cited by numerous publications and treatises, and recent articles by Ali have appeared in Bloomberg and Harvard Law School’s Forum on Corporate Governance, including the Forum’s seminal article on using cryptocurrencies as compensation.
Ali holds a J.D. from Yale Law School, where he served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Yale Law Journal, and a B.A. in mathematics, Phi Beta Kappa and with highest distinction, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- "Keeping Up With the Times: SEC Proposes to Modernize Ability of Companies to Grant Equity Compensation," JD Supra, December 2020
- "An Early Holiday for Gig Workers: SEC Proposes to Expand Ability of Companies to Grant Equity Compensation to Gig Economy Workers," JD Supra, November 2020
- "Stock Option Repricing Considerations During the Pandemic," Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance, May 2020