O’Melveny Worldwide

Courtney C. Byrd is a skilled litigator specializing in US antitrust and competition matters. She advises a widespread and diverse range of clients, including prominent national banks, multinational consumer electronics and computer manufacturers, US and foreign airlines, and national managed care organizations.

  • Conducted an internal investigation for a national managed care organization regarding alleged violations of the anti-kickback statute and the civil False Claims Act
  • Represented one of the nation’s largest banks in proceedings arising from the marketing and sales of auction-rate securities
  • Represented multinational consumer electronics manufacturers in antitrust class actions and other civil litigation
  • Represented a multinational consumer electronics and computer manufacturer in non-merger antitrust investigations
  • Represented US Airways in litigation against the DOJ regarding its merger with American Airlines and in antitrust litigation regarding distribution
  • Obtained HSR clearance for clients in major transactions in the technology, healthcare, food products, manufacturing, and energy industries including General Mills and Quest Diagnostics
  • Represented T-Mobile USA, Inc. and Deutsche Telekom AG in United States v. AT&T Inc.


  • Spanish


Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland


  • Georgetown University, J.D.: Special Project Editor, The Tax Lawyer
  • University of Virginia, B.A., History: Jefferson Scholar; Echols Scholar; dean's list

Professional Activities


  • US Attorney's Office, District of Columbia 


  • Honorable Richard Leon, US District Court, District of Columbia

Editorial Board

  • Indirect Purchaser Litigation Handbook, ABA Section of Antitrust Law (2014)



  • Antitrust Law Developments, ABA Section of Antitrust Law (2012)


  • American Bar Association