Jeffrey M. Odom

Shareholder | Seattle | 206.223.7093 |

Areas of Practice

Jeff focuses his practice on complex litigation with an emphasis on commercial disputes, construction, toxic torts and product liability among manufacturers, distributors and sellers in several industries. He represents national, regional and local companies in various business disputes, and has served as lead outside counsel managing litigation for a fitness equipment distributor. Jeff is also the editor of the LexisNexis Practice Guide: Washington Torts and Personal Injury.

Professional Experience

  • Lane Powell PC, Shareholder (2016-Present)
  • Pepple Cantu Schmidt PLLC, Member (2012-2016)
  • Lane Powell PC, Attorney/Shareholder (2007-2012)
  • Williams, Kastner & Gibbs PLLC, Associate Attorney (2005-2007)
  • Evert & Weathersby, LLC, Associate Attorney (2002-2004)
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, Judicial Extern for the Honorable Robert Benham (2001)

Admitted to Practice

  • Washington
  • Georgia


  • Georgia State University College of Law (J.D., 2002)
    • Moot Court Board, Vice President
    • America Inns of Court, Bleckley Chapter, Pupil
    • National Trial Advocacy Competition, National Champion (2001)
    • Evans A. Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition, Quarterfinalist (2001)
    • William Daniels Criminal Mock Trial Competition, Semi-Finalist (2000)
    • 2L Litigation Court, Honors Recipient
  • University of Utah (B.A., English, 1998)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Membership

  • Construction
  • Financial Institutions
  • London Insurance
  • Product Liability and Mass Torts
  • Transportation Client Team

Speaking Engagements

  • “Waivers of Attorney-Client/Work-Product:  The Intentional, the Inadvertent and the Unexpected,” Washington State Bar Association’s Privileges, Protected Information and Waiver CLE Seminar (December 10, 2010)
  • “Privileges, Protected Information and Confidences,” Washington State Bar Association Ethics CLE (December 16, 2009)
  • “WPLA Dead or Alive?  A Review of Product Liability Case Law in Washington,” Washington Defense Trial Lawyers’ Product Liability Breakfast Club (December 5, 2008)
  • “Testimonial Evidence,” National Business Institute Seminar (August 7, 2008)
  • “Practice Tips for Taking and Defending a Videotaped Deposition,” Washington Defense Trial Lawyers Practice Development Brown Bag Lunch (February 28, 2008)
  • “Current Issues in Toxic Torts and Product Liability,” Washington State Bar Association CLE, Co-chair (October 18, 2007)
  • “How to Employ and Respond to Discovery Tactics,” Washington State Bar Association CLE, Co-chair (April 5, 2007)

Awards and Honors

  • Named as a “Washington Rising Star,” Super Lawyers® magazine, Class Action and Mass Torts (2009-2013)

Professional and Community Activities

  • Washington State Bar Association
  • Georgia State Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • King County Bar Association
  • J. Reuben Clark Law Society

Foreign Languages

  • Portuguese

Jeffrey M. Odom

Shareholder | Seattle | 206.223.7093 |