Odia combines her in-depth knowledge of privacy and data security regulations and best practices, both domestic and international, with her keen understanding of emerging and information technologies to provide clients with practical advice on how to design and implement their products and services, consummate their M&A transactions and engage third-party vendors in the United States and abroad.
Over the past few years, Odia has assisted more than 80 companies, from U.S.-based multinationals to startups, on their path to compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). She leverages her transactional experience leading M&A and tech transactions as well as her ability to break down complex concepts into easy-to-understand action items to provide effective, ongoing counsel to clients in their day-to-day operations.
Odia is certified as a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), a designation signifying comprehensive knowledge of privacy and data protection laws. She has also been certified by IAPP as a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) and a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the laws of the United States – private sector (CIPP/US), the laws of the European Union (CIPP/E) and by the PECB as a Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO).
A former partner in a Tel Aviv, Israel law firm, Odia has substantial experience working with Israeli startups and assisting multinational companies with cross border transactions.