Dara Panahy

Dara Panahy


Dara A Panahy is a partner in the Washington, DC office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy and a member of the firm’s Transportation and Space Group. Mr Panahy’s practice focuses on representing clients involved in the aerospace and communications industries. 

His 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 & 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.

He is a regular speaker at communications conferences, a visiting lecturer at the International Space University and has published articles and delivered numerous presentations on finance, commercial and regulatory aspects of the aerospace and communications industries. He has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Telecom, Broadcast and Satellite Financing in Chambers USA and The Legal 500.