Milan Dalal

Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Tiger Hill Partners

Milan Dalal is Founder and Managing Partner of Tiger Hill Partners.  He specializes in advising clients on complex legislative, regulatory, and political issues.

Milan has held a series of senior positions in government. In the U.S. Senate, Milan served as staff director of the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee’s Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment, which oversees the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the accounting and insurance industries. During his tenure, Milan organized and led nearly a dozen hearings into complex topics, including equity market structure, high-frequency trading, fixed income market structure and the Financial Stability Oversight Council and designation of Systemically Important Financial Institutions, among other key financial policy issues.

Milan also served concurrently as senior economic advisor to Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, serving as the senator’s counsel on financial services, housing finance, tax, trade and data security issues. During his tenure in the Senate, he was also the executive director for the Senate India Caucus and staff director for the Senate Banking Subcommittee on National Security, International Trade and Finance. 

He previously worked for Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-NY), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, as legislative director. One of the first issues he advised on was the landmark Affordable Care Act. Additionally, among his activities, Milan advised Rep. Meeks while he was a conferee for the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, drafting or negotiating several provisions, including sections on derivatives, debit and prepaid cards, prudential regulation, stress testing and consumer protection.

Prior to founding THP, Milan was Of Counsel for the law firm Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck. He began his career as a mergers and acquisitions attorney in Boston, where he worked with entrepreneurs and companies in private equity and venture capital transactions. 

Milan remains active in foreign affairs, and has published academic papers on international law and presented on “Strategies for the Economic Reconstruction of Iraq” at the U.S. Naval Academy. Milan has guest lectured at Boston University School of Law, New York University and American University. He is a member of the Atlantic Council, is a Truman National Security Partner, and serves on the board of the Democratic Business Council of Northern Virginia.