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SABA-DC In-House Counsel Presents: An Evening with Sajid Ajmeri

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015
  • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Troutman Sanders, 1850 Towers Crescent Plaza, Suite 500, Tysons Corner, VA 22182

The SABA-DC In-House Counsel section is pleased to present its first event of the year, An Evening with Sajid Ajmeri, Vice President, Corporate & Securities and Assistant Secretary at Intelsat, a leader in satellite design, launch and in-flight operation services.  Mr. Ajmeri will discuss his illustrious background, the keys to successfully navigating an in-house career, and prospering in a corporate environment.  Join us for an evening of cocktails, dinner, and informal networking. 

When:              Tuesday, March 24, 2015  6:30 PM to 8:30 p.m.

Where:            Troutman Sanders
                        1850 Towers Crescent Plaza, Suite 500
                        Tysons Corner, VA 22182

Cost:  Free for In-House Counsel Section Members. 

NOTE: This is an invitation only event.              

Please RSVP to by noon on Monday, March 23, 2015.


Sajid Ajmeri is Vice President, Corporate & Securities and Assistant Secretary at Intelsat.  Mr. Ajmeri  manages a team that is responsible for corporate legal issues that include: securities; financings; corporate governance (including board and committee management and NYSE compliance); mergers and acquisitions evaluation, structuring and execution; disclosure and SEC reporting; corporate compliance; corporate secretarial; real estate; procurement; and intellectual property.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Ajmeri served for nearly nine years as Intelsat’s Associate General Counsel, Corporate & Securities. During that period, he was lead in-house corporate counsel, assisting the General Counsel, on: Intelsat’s $573 million IPO and NYSE listing in 2013; Intelsat’s migration of domicile from Bermuda to Luxembourg in 2009; the $16.4 billion sale of Intelsat to BC Partners and Silver Lake in 2008; and Intelsat’s $6.4 billion merger with PanAmSat in 2006. He also served as lead in-house corporate counsel on numerous debt financing and refinancing transactions.

Prior to joining Intelsat in 2005, he served for more than seven years as Senior Corporate Securities Associate with the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York, NY. In that position, he represented financial institutions, venture capital and private equity firms, and companies in a variety of industries in debt and equity capital markets transactions, as well as some M&A and bank credit facility transactions.

Mr. Ajmeri earned a Juris Doctor Degree from New York University School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Modern History from the University of Oxford.

For more information about the In-House Counsel Section, to get on the in-house counsel list for future events, or to sponsor an upcoming In-House Counsel Section event, please contact Tina Rao ( or Prerna Tomar (

Please RSVP by noon on Monday, March 23, 2015.

Thank you to our generous sponsor:


Our goal is to address the needs and concerns of the South Asian American legal community in Washington, D.C. while providing our members with the knowledge and support necessary to reach their personal and professional goals.

You can find us here:

South Asian Bar Association of Washington, D.C.

P.O. Box 65349
Washington, D.C. 20035

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