Ellen Odoner is a partner in the law firm of Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP, and head of the firm's public company advisory group, which advises U.S. public companies and U.S.-listed foreign private issuers on corporate governance, SEC disclosure, financial restatements and internal control matters. She is one of the leaders of the firm's high-stakes corporate counseling team. She also specializes in merger & acquisition and securities transactions, particularly those with cross-border elements. Ms. Odoner represents boards of directors, audit committees, special committees of independent directors, disclosure committees and legal and financial officers of U.S. and non-U.S. companies. She has extensive experience representing non-US companies in the US and in structuring multi-jurisdictional transactions to harmonize US and non-US regimes and obtain innovative SEC relief.