Courtney Dyer

Partner

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Courtney Dyer’s practice focuses on government merger and non-merger investigations, private antitrust litigation, and counseling clients on antitrust issues.

Courtney has extensive experience defending proposed and consummated mergers and acquisitions before the US antitrust agencies. In recent years, Courtney has represented clients in transactions in the technology, biotech, healthcare, airline, retail sales, manufacturing, telecommunications, automotive, and energy industries.

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Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Legal 500 in both Antitrust: Civil Litigation/ Class Actions (2016) and Antitrust: Merger Control (2017-2019)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • New York

Education

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

Professional Activities

Member

  • American Bar Association, Antitrust Section

Author

Contributor

  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Understanding the Antitrust Issues, (4th ed.), ABA Section of Antitrust Law (2015)
  • Antitrust Law Developments (7th ed.), ABA Section of Antitrust Law (2012)

Speaker

  • Moderator, “Resale Price Maintenance: Current State of Play in North America and Europe,” American Bar Association (2019)
  • “‘Nuts and Bolts’ of Responding to a Governmental Second Request”, American Bar Association, Federal Civil Enforcement Section of Antitrust Law (2015)
  • Represented Alaska Airlines and obtained DOJ clearance of its merger with Virgin America.
  • Obtained regulatory clearances on behalf of Finisar for its acquisition by II-VI.
  • Obtained regulatory clearances on behalf of Microsemi for its acquisition by Microchip.
  • Obtained DOJ clearance on behalf of Dealertrack Technologies Inc. for its acquisition by Cox Automotive.
  • Obtained FTC clearance on behalf of CoreLogic, Inc. for its acquisition of Marshall & Swift/Boeckh, DataQuick Information Systems, and certain businesses of DataQuick Lending Solutions.
  • Obtained DOJ clearance for Schoolwires for its acquisition by Blackboard Inc.
  • Obtained FTC clearance for General Mills’ for its acquisition of Annie’s.
  • Obtained FTC clearance on behalf of MakerBot in its sale to Stratasys.
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Alerts and Publications

China Adopts Antitrust Enforcement Policy to Fight COVID-19 and Spur Economic Recovery

April 8, 2020

Antitrust Implications of the President’s Invocation of the Defense Production Act

April 2, 2020

Department of Health and Human Services Triggers Price Gouging and Hoarding Provisions of Defense Production Act

April 1, 2020

Hong Kong Competition Commission Issues Statement on the Application of the Competition Rules to Cooperation Agreements Between Companies Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 30, 2020

Competitor Collaborations and Communications in Time of Crisis: Practical Guidance

March 26, 2020

Antitrust Agencies Provide Guidance for Competitor Collaborations in Healthcare Sector as COVID-19 Outbreak Deepens

March 25, 2020

European Antitrust in the Time of COVID-19

March 25, 2020

Temporary Merger Control Measures in the EU, US, and China in Response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020

FTC Announces New 2020 HSR Reporting Thresholds

January 28, 2020

China Creates an “Unreliable Entities List”

June 14, 2019

FTC Announces New 2019 HSR Reporting Thresholds

February 19, 2019

FTC Seeking Input on Topics to be Explored at Public Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century

June 25, 2018

Guidance on “Gun-Jumping” from the European Court of Justice

June 5, 2018

Press Releases

O’Melveny Closes Sale of Finisar to II-VI Incorporated

September 24, 2019

O’Melveny Represents Electronics For Imaging in Closing of US$1.7 Billion Acquisition by Siris Affiliate

July 25, 2019

O’Melveny Represents SMART Global Holdings in Acquisitions of Artesyn Embedded Computing and Inforce Computing

July 9, 2019

O’Melveny Advises Clark Pest Control of Stockton, Inc. in Sale to Rollins, Inc.

May 3, 2019

O’Melveny Represents Electronics For Imaging in Agreement to be Acquired by Affiliate of Siris for US$1.7 Billion

April 15, 2019

O’Melveny Advises Quantenna Communications on $1.07B Sale

March 27, 2019

O’Melveny Represents Finisar in US$3.2 Billion Agreement to be Acquired by II-VI Incorporated

November 9, 2018

O’Melveny Represents HID Global in Crossmatch Acquisition

September 24, 2018

O’Melveny Represents Skyworks in Acquisition of Avnera

August 8, 2018

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