Francesca Odell

Francesca Odell

Associate, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
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Francesca L Odell is a partner in Cleary Gottlieb’s New York office, where she assists both international and US clients on a range of capital markets and corporate governance matters. She is one of the foremost capital markets lawyers for Latin American and Brazilian international issues, and her clients include many of the region’s largest companies in the oil and gas and telecommunications sectors. Her cross-border practice focuses on capital markets, corporate governance, M&A, private equity, project finance and restructuring transactions. In addition to her transactional practice, Francesca regularly advises boards of directors and management on a variety of topics, including disclosure and compliance matters; stock exchange listing requirements; board composition and director independence; shareholder engagement and activism; shareholder proposals and proxy season trends; management and director succession planning; and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. Francesca is recognised as a leading capital markets and corporate/M&A lawyer by Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, The Legal 500 Latin America and Latin Lawyer 250, and as a leading lawyer for Latin American investment by Chambers US. Francesca joined the firm in 1996 and became a partner in 2005. She received a JD from New York University School of Law.

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