Dara A. Panahy is a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy, and a member of the firm's Transportation and Space Group. His practice focuses on representing clients involved in the aerospace and communications industries. Panahy's experience includes representing satellite operators, aerospace manufacturers, launch services providers, communications companies, banks, private equity firms and hedge funds in numerous financings involving public offerings, high yield debt, investment grade bonds, project and vendor financings, mergers and acquisitions, financial restructuring and reorganizations and in negotiating project contracts. He also counsels clients on domestic and international regulatory and trade matters, including licensing of satellite, wireless and wireline communications systems, economic sanctions, regulation of foreign direct investment, anti-bribery and corrupt practices, national security and export control laws and regulations and risk management. Panahy holds a Bachelor’s degree from University of Virginia and a Juris Doctor degree from American University.