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O'Melveny & Myers LLP
United States

Work Department

Antitrust & Competition; Aviation




  • Editorial Board, Consumer Protection Law Developments (2013)
  • Board of Directors, Beckstrand Cancer Foundation (2006-2008)
  • Vice-Chair, American Bar Association, Franchise and Distribution Committee, Antitrust Section


  • Harvard University, J.D.: Executive Editor, Journal of Law and Public Policy; President, Board of Student Advisers
  • University of California at Santa Barbara, M.A., Education
  • University of California at Santa Barbara, B.A., English: Phi Beta Kappa

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Merger control

(Next Generation Partners)

Katrina RobsonO’Melveny & Myers LLP

O’Melveny & Myers LLP represents clients in merger filings and complex regulatory investigations, acting as both HSR counsel to corporate clients and as a destination practice for high-profile merger investigations by the DOJ and FTC. The team has particularly strength in handling FTC Second Requests, and is also representing Penguin Random House in the high-profile DOJ challenge to its $2.18bn acquisition of Simon & Schuster from ViacomCBS. The team is led by Courtney Dyer, who has a successful record in defending mergers against government challenge, including proceedings for clients in the technology, healthcare, and life sciences sectors. Katrina Robson is also a standout figure for merger litigation, having defended a number of high-profile, business critical combinations before federal courts. Former DOJ official Julia Schiller rejoined the firm in February 2021, and has extensive experience in merger review proceedings and investigations. All lawyers mentioned are in Washington DC.

United States > Antitrust > Civil litigation/class actions: defense

(Next Generation Partners)

Katrina RobsonO’Melveny & Myers LLP

O’Melveny & Myers LLP focuses its antitrust practice on litigating complex matters including class actions, cartels, and unfair competition. In Washington DC, Ben Bradshaw leads the department together with Ian Simmons, whose expertise spans cartels and cases at the intersection of antitrust with intellectual property. Another name to note in DC is Katrina Robson with experience in the technology, transport, and telecom sectors, among others. New York-based antitrust litigation specialist Andrew Frackman and Stephen McIntyre, who was promoted to partner in January 2021, represent clients in antitrust matters from the firm’s New York and Los Angeles hubs, respectively. In February 2021, Julia Schiller returned to the DC group after having spent three years as counsel to the Assistant Attorney General of the DOJ’s Antitrust Division.