Charlie Beller is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Latham & Watkins.

Mr. Beller represents companies in antitrust and competition matters, including merger clearance, antitrust litigation, government investigations, and corporate counseling.

He advises clients on a variety of antitrust issues, with specific experience in the defense, aviation, chemicals, and music and book publishing industries.

Mr. Beller maintains an active pro bono practice, providing tax-exempt counseling to non-profit institutions. He has also supported successful litigation to overturn state occupational licensing restrictions.*

Mr. Beller serves as a Young Lawyer Representative on the American Bar Association (ABA) Antitrust Section’s Pricing Conduct Committee, and as a co-editor of the Section’s forthcoming Price Discrimination Handbook. He authored updates to the Air Transportation chapter of Antitrust Law Developments.

Mr. Beller was previously a management consultant in Germany supporting companies with pricing strategy.

Mr. Beller’s experience includes advising on:

  • EverWatch in successful litigation against DOJ involving a novel Section 1 challenge to its merger agreement with Booz-Allen Hamilton
  • Merger control, including pre-merger risk analysis, HSR filing assessment, Second Request compliance, and agency advocacy*
  • Antitrust investigations and litigation (conduct and mergers), including both agency and private litigation (discovery, motions practice, and trial)*

Recent Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker, “State AG Enforcement in Transportation/Energy,” ABA Antitrust Section (March 11, 2022)
  • Moderator, “Robinson Patman Enforcement: Dead Letter or Dormant Anti-Monopoly Sword,” ABA Antitrust Section (January 14, 2022)
  • Moderator, “Sustainability & Antitrust,” ABA Air & Space Section Conference (September 17, 2021)

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • District of Columbia
  • Virginia


  • JD, University of Virginia School of Law, 2018
  • BA in History, Georgetown University, 2011
    magna cum laude

Languages Spoken

  • German