Molly M.Dengler


Detroit + 1.313.230.7909

Molly Dengler focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and regulatory matters involving health care, public utilities, products liability, civil RICO, and contract disputes. She has significant experience representing hospital systems in payor-provider disputes in state and federal courts, as well as in arbitration. Her practice spans all stages of litigation and regulatory proceedings from the pleading stage to appeals. She has experience representing clients before state regulators, responding to state and federal regulatory audits and investigations, coordinating and managing large-scale discovery, drafting dispositive motions, preparing for depositions and hearings, and managing arbitration proceedings.

As part of her pro bono practice, Molly assisted in representing a criminal defendant who challenged his conviction on constitutional grounds and whose wrongful conviction and sentence of life without parole were ultimately vacated. Molly previously served as a judicial law clerk in the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


  • Rhode Island hospital successfully resolves claims against commercial insurerJones Day represented a large hospital system's facility in Rhode Island in pursuing a commercial insurer's alleged failure to pay appropriately under the parties' Facility Participation Agreement.
  • FirstEnergy reaches agreement to resolve Department of Justice investigationJones Day represented FirstEnergy Corp., an Akron, Ohio-based public utility holding company, in connection with negotiating a Deferred Prosecution Agreement ("DPA") with the DOJ to resolve the DOJ's investigation into FirstEnergy.
  • FirstEnergy officers and directors defend against claims in securities class action and related opt-out casesJones Day defends certain current and former officers and directors of FirstEnergy Corp. in a securities class action and two related opt-out actions.