Stephen J. Oddo’s litigation efforts on behalf of individual and institutional shareholders in corporate merger and acquisition class actions have helped preserve the integrity of the merger process in companies across the country. For over a decade, Mr. Oddo has maximized shareholder value by securing tens of millions of dollars of additional consideration for shareholders whose investments have been adversely impacted by corporate transactions and obtaining disclosures of material information for shareholders. Mr. Oddo also represents shareholders in securities fraud class actions and in cases seeking to recover excessive fees charged by mutual fund advisors.
Prior to joining Robbins LLP, Mr. Oddo was a partner at the firm now known as Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, where he was part of a team at the forefront of litigating shareholder claims challenging unfair business combinations. Before entering the legal profession, Mr. Oddo served as Press Secretary to U.S. Representative Robert T. Matsui (D-Cal).
Mr. Oddo earned his Juris Doctor from University of San Diego School of Law, during which he interned for the Honorable Eugene Lynch, U.S. District Judge in the Northern District of California. Mr. Oddo earned his Masters of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism, and his Bachelor of Arts at Santa Clara University.