New York State Bar (2017)
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (2020)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (2020)
New York Law School, J.D., cum laude (2016)
New York Law School Law Review, Junior Editor
New York Law School Moot Court Association, Competitor
Order of the Barristers
University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, B.S. (2013)
Hon. Joel H. Slomsky, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Prior to joining Romano Law, Molly spent three years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, where she was the lead litigator on hundreds of cases. Molly investigated and prosecuted crimes in New York County vertically, from arrest to indictment, through to eventual disposition, whether by plea negotiation or at trial.
Molly is a graduate of New York Law School, where she was a member of the Impact Center for Public Interest, Center for International Law, and Center for Business and Financial Law. Molly was a teaching assistant for Contracts, and the Academic Success Program. Molly spent a summer semester in London, UK, where she studied International Corporate & Financial Services Law and International Business Transactions. She also competed in the 22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria.
During law school, Molly interned in the Summer Honors Program at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and was a Corporate Legal Extern at The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. Molly spent her final year of law school as an advocate in the Civil Rights Clinic, where she worked on an employment discrimination mediation, drafted briefs to the Fifth Circuit on voting rights, and an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on the benefits of diversity and race-conscious admissions programs.
Outside of the law, Molly enjoys singing along to music of most genres, photography, and traveling. Molly loves reading for pleasure, spending time in the woods, over indulging her sweet tooth, and is a Greek mythology enthusiast. Molly hails from the Heartland, and was born and raised in Illinois.
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