October 5, 2022

Volume XII, Number 278

Linda C. Odom

Linda Odom concentrates her practice on representing technology companies and technology users in licensing, software development, data processing outsourcing, intellectual property and e-commerce matters and related litigation. On the corporate side of her practice, Ms. Odom focuses on technology agreements and compliance issues in the banking and payments industries.

Since negotiating the technology agreements for the world’s second Internet only bank in 1996, she regularly handles technology, service and customer agreements on behalf of a number of financial institutions and advises them on related regulatory issues. Ms. Odom has handled a myriad of complex national and global agreements for payments companies, banks, retailers, program managers and processors, including the representation of the program manager in one of the largest GPR card programs in the country. She is experienced in developing, implementing and supporting emerging payment, prepaid, credit and debit card programs and in addressing their regulatory and payment card network compliance issues.

She has helped numerous emerging and traditional payments companies and merchants structure their payments products and services to maximize revenue, minimize their regulatory footprint, and reduce fraud losses through various means including through the implementation of EMV. She helps a number of merchants with their payment card processor, acquiring bank and payment card network relationships. 

Articles in the National Law Review database by Linda C. Odom