Attorney Darrick L. O’Dell
Darrick O’Dell is an AV-rated litigation attorney in the Nashville office of Spicer Rudstrom, PLLC. His major practice areas are employment law, including traditional labor law, professional liability, products liability and construction litigation. He also specializes in professional liability cases.
Darrick began his practice in California in 2005 and then returned to Nashville in 2008. He is admitted to practice in all state and appellate courts in California and Tennessee, plus the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California. As someone who has always enjoyed overcoming challenges, becoming an attorney allows Darrick to find solutions that are advantageous for his clients.
Darrick’s background in employment and general liability litigation gives him the insight to provide practical and informed legal services to small and mid-sized businesses. As such, he acts as outside general counsel handling functions such as contract analysis and negotiation, legal direction concerning employment practices and general management of nationwide litigation for businesses in Middle Tennessee.
He was born and lived in the Pacific Northwest before moving to Nashville in 1993. He is a graduate of The University of Tennessee and University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. While in law school, Darrick was a staff writer for The Transnational Lawyer and had the opportunity of taking a class led by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy in Salzburg, Austria, with other law students from across the U.S. and Europe.
Skiing the Rockies in Colorado and Northern California is one of his favorite pastimes. He also enjoys golfing and spending time on Old Hickory Lake.
Business and Commercial Litigation
Construction Defect Litigation
Employment Practices Litigation
Insurance Coverage Litigation
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law (J.D., 2005)
University of Tennessee (B.S., 2002)
California Trial and Appellate Courts
California Supreme Court
Tennessee Trial and Appellate Courts
Tennessee Supreme Court
United States District Court, Eastern District of California
United States District Court, Middle District of Tennessee
United States District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee
Nashville Bar Association
Tennessee Bar Association
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance