Elad Roisman

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Elad Roisman
Occupation Commissioner
Employer U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Location Washington, DC

Elad Roisman is a commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He was sworn in by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton on September 11, 2018, replacing Commissioner Michael Piwowar.[1] He was nominated to the SEC by President Donald Trump, and his nomination was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on September 5.[2]

Before joining the commission, Roisman was chief counsel at the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. As chief counsel he played a key role in the development and drafting of bipartisan legislation aimed at rolling back the 2010 Dodd-Frank regulations.


Before joining the Senate banking staff in 2014, Roisman was an aide to former SEC commissioner Daniel Gallagher, focusing on trading and markets issues. He previously worked at the New York Stock Exchange.

From 2012 to 2014, Roisman was counsel to former SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher, who advocated for small business and fintech innovation.

Earlier on in his career, Roisman was an associate at the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.[3]


Roisman earned his bachelor’s degree in History at Cornell University and his J.D. at the Boston University School of Law.


  1. Elad Roisman Sworn In As SEC Commissioner. SEC.
  2. Trump Taps GOP Senate Aide for SEC Seat. The Wall Street Journal.
  3. Elad Roisman Nominated by President Trump to Fill Commissioner Vacancy at SEC. crowdfundinsider.com.