Byrd, Lynette S.
Address: 5728 Lyndon B Johnson Fwy #250, Dallas, TX 75240
Lawyer Firm: Dr. Nick Oberheiden
|Areas of Practice||Government Investigations, Corporate Litigation, Healthcare Fraud, Employment Law, Appellate|
Former federal prosecutor Lynette Byrd focuses her practice on governmental investigations, corporate litigation, and employment law matters.
During her tenure as an Assistant United States Attorney (AUSA) for the Northern District of Texas, Ms. Byrd regularly defended the United States Government in a variety of civil matters. She later transitioned within the U.S. Attorney’s Office to the government’s affirmative civil enforcement practice, where she supervised investigations in the area of Medicare fraud, healthcare fraud, and anti-kickback allegations under the Federal False Claims Act and the Civil Monetary Penalties Law. Ms. Byrd prosecuted these matters with support of the Office of Inspector General, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and other federal law enforcement agencies.
Prior to becoming a federal prosecutor, Ms. Byrd served as counsel to one of the leading international law firms. There, Ms. Byrd focused on business and employment litigation, including defense of fraud, defamation, as well as statutory claims arising under federal statutes such as Title VII, FLSA, FMLA, ADA, and the ADEA. Ms. Byrd has substantial experience pursuing enforcement of non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.
Ms. Byrd’s extensive trial experience includes handling health care litigation, employment, and complex business litigation matters across a variety of jurisdictions in state and federal court. Ms. Byrd has served as a first chair and lead counsel in numerous jury and bench trials, including appellate matters. As a litigator, Ms. Byrd has briefed and argued virtually all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts- from complex motion practice to heated discovery and jurisdictional disputes.
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