Les Blau is Of Counsel to Malmfeldt Law Group. He has nearly 50 years of experience in commodity futures and securities law. He has defended numerous regulatory proceedings before the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and before various exchanges and state agencies. In addition, he regularly represents commodity futures industry members in civil matters.
Mr. Blau was previously Head of Enforcement for the CFTC, New York office; Vice President of Compliance for the AMEX Commodities Exchange; and Chief General Counsel of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette Futures. Mr. Blau has an A.B. from Middlebury College with honors (1969) and a J.D. from Columbia Law School (1972) where he was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and served as an editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and Social Problems. He is admitted to practice in Illinois and New York.