Courtney Dyer > O'Melveny & Myers LLP > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

O'Melveny & Myers LLP
1625 EYE STREET, N.W.
SUITE 500 WEST
WASHINGTON DC 20006
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
United States

Work Department

Antitrust & Copetition; Aviation

Position

Partner

Memberships

American Bar Association, Antitrust Section

Education

  • George Washington University, J.D.: with high honors; Order of the Coif
  • University of Richmond, B.S., Finance and Economics: cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Antitrust > Merger control

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.