Odessa O'Dell

Odessa O'Dell is a Senior Associate in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, where her practice focuses on labour and employment. She advises clients on union organizing and certification, collective bargaining and arbitration, wrongful dismissal actions and employment terminations, human rights, occupational health and safety, and workplace safety and insurance.

Odessa has appeared before numerous courts and tribunals in Ontario and Alberta, including small claims court, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench. She has also appeared before a number of federal tribunals, including the Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal of Canada. Odessa is fluent in English and French and practises in both official languages.

Odessa holds a Bachelor of Public Relations from Mount Saint Vincent University and a J.D. from the University of Ottawa. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2015 and the Alberta Bar in 2016.

Email: OOdell@blg.com