Catherine A. Byrd Joins Kaufman & Canoles
Kaufman & Canoles, P.C. is pleased to announce that Catherine A. Byrd has joined the firm as Of Counsel in the Norfolk office. Ms. Byrd will be a member of the firm’s Litigation and Government Contracts & Construction Practice Groups.
Ms. Byrd has more than 10 years of experience and joins us from an AM Law 10 international law firm based in Washington, D.C. She brings years of experience in government investigations enforcement actions, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation to her clients. Her practice also focuses on regulatory compliance counseling for clients across a broad range of business sectors, including advising clients in developing and implementing compliance programs and policies.
In addition to assisting her clients achieve successful trial outcomes, Ms. Byrd has managed wide-ranging domestic and cross-border investigations involving business conduct, including helping clients navigate challenges associated with responding to U.S. government-originated subpoenas. She has assisted her clients in achieving favorable outcomes before the Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Treasury, and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ms. Byrd also has particular experience with legal issues facing clients in the life sciences industry. She represents health services and pharmaceutical clients in investigations and whistleblower litigation involving the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, and the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
Kaufman & Canoles’ Litigation practice group trial experience is vast, with an impressive record of success in many trials of extreme complexity before juries and judges, in both federal and state courts. The team is skilled at all forms of alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation, and frequently counsel clients on how best to avoid litigation.
Kaufman & Canoles’ Government Contracts & Construction Law Practice Group services a wide range of industries, including construction, ship repair, information technology, and government contract suppliers and service providers.
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