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Odette McMurrey Mace
Maverick Legal’s principal, Odette McMurrey Mace, is a native Houstonian who is deeply familiar with the people and the culture of the business and legal communities in Houston and other major Texas metropolitan areas. Since 2001, Odette has used her diverse legal background to recruit partners and associates for law firms and in-house counsel for corporations throughout Texas.
Before embarking on her career helping other’s professional dreams come true, she served as in-house counsel for the Lower Colorado River Authority in Austin where she was legal counsel for fuels acquisition and transportation, and managed litigation related to LCRA’s power plants. In 1988, Odette returned to Houston where she practiced commercial litigation at Gray, Reed & McGraw (f/k/a Looper, Reed & McGraw).
She earned a B.A., with honors, from Wellesley College and is a graduate of the University of Texas School of Law.
Active in the local community, she is specifically passionate about the enhancement and development of parks throughout Houston. For more than two decades, Odette has been a member of the Memorial Park Conservancy Advisory Board and Development Committee as well as a board member of the Memorial Park Conservancy Endowment. She is also a member of the Houston Botanic Garden Advisory Board. Odette is also especially connected with her preparatory alma mater, Houston’s St. John’s School, where she voluntarily coached field hockey for five seasons.
She and her husband, Bob, enjoy spending time with their four sons, boating and kayaking on Galveston Bay.