Ms. Sagati Aghili is General Counsel and Secretary of Ares Management Corporation. She is a Partner in and Head of the Ares Legal Group and additionally serves as a member of the Ares Executive Management Committee, Business Advisory Group, Enterprise Risk Committee and Communications Committee. She also serves as Vice President of Ares Capital Corporation ("ARCC"), Ares Dynamic Credit Allocation Fund Inc. ("ARDC") and CION Ares Diversified Credit Fund ("CADEX"). Prior to being named the firm's General Counsel in 2020, Ms. Sagati Aghili served in a variety of roles at Ares, including most recently as Co-General Counsel, Deputy General Counsel and General Counsel of Private Equity. Prior to joining Ares in 2009, Ms. Sagati Aghili was with Proskauer Rose LLP, where she focused on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings and general corporate matters. Ms. Sagati Aghili holds a B.A. from the University of California Berkeley in Political Economy of Industrial Societies and a J.D. from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law.
Partner, General Counsel and Secretary