Mark Odegard is Senior Director in Best Buy’s Legal Department. He is Best Buy’s lead marketing attorney for the United States. He heads up a legal team that supports Best Buy’s Marketing, Media, E-Commerce, Consumer Research and Retail Operations organizations. He handles a wide variety of legal matters including advertising/promotions, sweepstakes, contests, sponsorships, media purchases and sales, technology and service agreements. Prior to joining Best Buy, he was a litigator, clerked for a Federal Magistrate and was a District Staff Assistant for a Congressman. He is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and Mitchell Hamline School of Law.