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Kimberley K. Odums

Associate Boston

Kimberley K. Odums is an associate in the Boston office where she focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling, and Data Privacy work.  In her litigation practice, Kimberley represents clients in a wide array of employment disputes and provides defense against claims arising under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), and a host of other federal and state labor and employment statutes.  Her practice includes single-plaintiff, class and collective action litigation in state and federal courts, and practice before US federal and state fair employment agencies. 

Kimberley also advises clients on the full spectrum of labor and employment law matters including statutory compliance, antidiscrimination practices, employment policies, HR procedures, and best practices for avoiding litigation and developing positive employee relations.  Through her Data Privacy work, Kimberley provides advice regarding cybersecurity and privacy matters, including applicable state and federal information security requirements.  

Out of the office, Kimberley participates in a number of pro bono organizations and has led and participated in various workshops and training programs for the Citizens Project and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights and Economic Justice.

Kimberley is a member of the state bars of Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York.  She is also an active member, and current Executive Board member, of the Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association.

Before joining Ogletree, Kimberley was a Labor & Employment associate resident in the Boston office of another large international law firm.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Massachusetts Black Lawyers Association (Secretary)
  • George W. Crawford Black Bar Association
  • Lawyer’s Collaborative for Diversity
  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association


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