William Odom is an associate with Zweiback, Fiset & Zalduendo LLP. He joins ZFZ following a successful five-year tenure at Quinn Emanuel litigating all types of business disputes. Will has litigated in state and federal court across the country, and is experienced in managing complex, voluminous discovery. His experience spans many distinct industries, including software development, film and television, online streaming, finance, and hair care. He is known for his strong writing skills and his intuitive perception of the most persuasive facts and arguments. Among other significant leadership roles, Will was instrumental at trial in securing a favorable jury verdict–including a valuable finding of willful misappropriation–for a trade secret plaintiff.
Will graduated magna cum laude from the University of Texas School of Law in 2016, where he served as an Articles Editor for the Texas Law Review, and earned the prestigious title Grand Chancellor for his academic success. After law school, Will served as a law clerk to the Hon. Patrick E. Higginbotham, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Will also holds a degree in Psychology. Will’s passion for the art and science of courtroom advocacy led him to mock trial when he was in high school, and to this day, Will volunteers as an attorney coach for the UT undergraduate mock trial team. Will is also an active member of the LGBTQ+ Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and the Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association.
- Represented the start-up developer of a live musical performance ticketing app in an antitrust action against Ticketmaster and LiveNation
- Represented the publisher of a free-to-play mobile app game in a contract dispute with the developer concerning the quality of software development
- Represented the start-up inventor of a “bond builder” product for hair bleaching treatments against the largest beauty product conglomerate in the world for patent infringement and trade secret misappropriation
- Represented a software company that developed mobile remote check deposit technology against one of the top United States banks in patent case
- Represented a developer of computer chips in numerous patent actions against the largest United States seller of smartphones
- Represented an online lending institution against a consumer protection action brought by Federal Trade Commission
- Represented the producers of Playmobil: The Movie in an IFTA arbitration regarding the financing of the film
- Represented a leather tanning company against numerous lawsuits alleging groundwater contamination in Michigan
- Represented a non-profit opera organization in a trust dispute regarding a large contribution
- The University of Texas School of Law (J.D., 2016)
- The University of Texas at Austin (B.A., 2013)