In his previous position, O'Dell advised the LB&I Commissioner on strategic issues impacting LB&I and supported the Director of LB&I's Pass‐Through Entities Practice Area.
Prior to joining LB&I, O'Dell was an attorney‐advisor to the Tax Legislative Counsel in the Office of Tax Policy at the Department of the Treasury from 2016‐2019. In the Office of Tax Policy, O'Dell was responsible for IRS procedure and administration issues and was the lead Treasury attorney responsible for the development of the regulations and other guidance implementing the Centralized Partnership Audit Regime enacted in 2015.
Prior to joining the Treasury Department, he spent a number of years in private practice, focusing on tax controversy and tax litigation. O'Dell received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and his B.S. from St. Lawrence University.