B.A., University of Virginia; J.D., Columbia Law School
Krystal Durham focuses her practice on complex civil litigation, white collar defense and investigations, criminal defense, and professional liability matters. Krystal has represented corporations, professional firms, and individuals in disputes spanning a wide variety of issues including professional malpractice, breach of contract, defamation, antitrust, employment, and First Amendment disputes. Krystal has also represented clients in investigations by, and litigation against, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”), and other government agencies. Krystal has represented clients at all stages of litigation and has been a member of several trial teams.
Born and raised in northern Virginia, Krystal earned a B.A. in History, with high distinction, from the University of Virginia. Krystal then received her J.D. from Columbia Law School where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. While in law school, Krystal served as a Staff Editor on the Columbia Journal of Race and Law and as a judicial extern for Judge Robert P. Patterson Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Before joining Williams & Connolly in 2015, Krystal worked at a major New York law firm.
Krystal serves as a member of the firm’s Hiring Committee.