Katie Wood is special counsel in the Antitrust and Competition Practice Group in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.

Areas of Practice

Katie has practiced antitrust and competition law in Washington, D.C. for the past fifteen years, concentrating on conduct and merger investigations before the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission, and antitrust defense of private and government enforcement litigation in the federal courts.

Katie’s experience includes successfully defending mergers against government preliminary injunctions, including serving as a core constituent of the trial team defending Western Refining’s 2006 acquisition of Giant Industries, which proceeded from complaint through trial in 21 days and appeal in less than two weeks. Katie also served a primary role on the litigation team defending the Twin America joint venture in antitrust enforcement litigation brought by the Antitrust Division of the DOJ and New York Attorney General. She also litigates computer security, unfair competition, Lanham Act and copyright infringement cases.



Member, Bar of the District of Columbia

Member, State Bar of New York

Member, State Bar of Oregon


J.D., University of Chicago Law School, 2001, with honors, University of Chicago Law Review

B.A., University of Oregon, 1996, magna cum laude


  • District of Columbia
  • New York
  • Oregon
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