Vicki Martin-Odette

Practices

Industries

Education and Clerkships

LL.M., Taxation, New York University School of Law, 1997

LL.M., International Law, Georgetown University Law Center, 1995, with distinction

J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 1994, cum laude, Order of Coif

B.A., Texas A&M University, 1990, magna cum laude

Admissions

Texas

New York

Profile

Vicki Odette is a member of the firm's Executive Committee and co-chair of the Investment Management Practice Group of the firm. Vicki regularly advises fund sponsors and institutional investors in connection with the formation of, and investment in, U.S. and foreign investment funds, including hedge funds, private equity funds, venture capital funds, energy funds, real estate funds, and fund of funds.

Vicki has experience in a variety of transactions including:

  • Representing a sovereign wealth fund on world-wide investments in energy, private equity, infrastructure, hedge, debt and credit funds and co-investments.
  • Representing oil and gas company sponsor on the formation of numerous investment funds with capital commitments of $3 billion dollars with taxable and tax-exempt investors.
  • Representing a real estate company sponsor on the formation of an open-ended real estate fund with taxable and tax-exempt investors.
  • Representing a sponsor on the formation of a U.S. infrastructure fund with U.S. and foreign investors.
  • Representing numerous institutions, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds and family offices in their investments into hedge funds, private equity and venture capital funds and fund of funds.
  • Representing numerous institutional investors and family offices in structuring and negotiating captive funds, separately managed accounts and co-investments.
  • Representing high net worth families in the formation of family offices and representing them on their investments.
  • Representing natural resource operating companies and producers on pipeline, drilling, working interest, net profits interest and royalty joint ventures.
  • Representing companies in the energy, pharmaceutical, media, manufacturing, healthcare and technology industries in joint venture transactions.
  • Representing an oil and gas company on the formation and initial public offering of a publicly-traded master limited partnership.
  • Representing individuals and families with net worths in excess of $1 billion on business planning matters associated with the formation and operation of family offices.
  • Restructuring a family of U.S. and foreign hedge funds with billions of dollars in assets under management.

Year in Review

Media and Entertainment Law - Year in review

Media and Entertainment Law

Welcome to the 2018-2019 edition of the Haynes and Boone Media and Entertainment Law Year in Review. The Media and Entertainment Practice Group of Haynes and Boone represents a broad range of clients in all facets of media and entertainment, intellectual property, open government and First Amendment litigation, counseling and legislative matters. We are proud to provide a summary of our accomplishments and activities in 2018-2019, and to highlight some of the trends impacting the media and entertainment industry.

Professional and Community Activities

  • Former Chair, Private Investment Fund Subcommittee, Private Equity & Venture Capital Committee, American Bar Association
  • Former Chair, Corporate Tax Committee, State Bar of Texas Tax Section
  • Former Chair, Tax Law Advisory Commission, State Bar of Texas
  • Former Vice-Chair, Partnership and Real Estate Tax Committee, State Bar of Texas Tax Section
  • Former Chair, International Environmental Tax Subcommittee, Environmental Tax Committee, American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Taxation and Business Law Sections
  • State Bar of Texas, Tax Section and Business Law Section
  • Dallas Bar Association
  • New York Bar Association

Recognition

Best Lawyers

Haynes and Boone Recognized in Best Lawyers in America 2020

Best Lawyers in America 2020 has featured more than 100 Haynes and Boone lawyers in its annual referral guide of outstanding lawyers throughout the U.S.


Published by Woodward/White, Inc. in August 2019

Professional Recognition

  • Named by The Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., in Tax Law, 2013-2020
  • Named a Best Business Lawyer in Dallas for Tax by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, 2009, 2011, 2015-2017
  • Selected for inclusion in Dallas Business Journal's list of Who's Who in Energy, American City Business Journals, 2015
  • Named one of the Best Women Lawyers in Dallas for Tax by D Magazine, D Magazine Partners, 2010
  • Martindale Hubbell Law Directory with a Peer Review Rating of AV Preeminent

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