Biography

Christine Ryall is a Chief Trial Attorney for the Division of Enforcement of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Washington, DC. Since joining the CFTC in March 2000, Ms. Ryall has conducted and supervised investigations of violations of the Commodity Exchange Act and Commission Regulations, including fraud, market manipulation, illegal trade practices, and supervisory deficiencies in the retail, physical, futures, and swaps markets, and represents the CFTC in enforcement actions in federal district courts throughout the U.S. In 2017, Ms. Ryall completed a six-month detail at the DOJ Antitrust Division, where she focused on eDiscovery. Prior to joining the CFTC, Ms. Ryall served as Senior Counsel for the Florida Real Estate Commission in Orlando, Florida, handling administrative evidentiary hearings and appellate arguments before state appellate courts. Ms. Ryall also served as an Assistant Public Defender for the Second Judicial Circuit of Florida in Tallahassee, Florida, as first-chair in numerous jury and bench trials, hearings, and appeals in a variety of criminal cases. Ms. Ryall holds a J.D. from the University of Florida and an M.B.A. from Clemson University.