Molly Russell's practice encompasses a wide range of complex commercial litigation and white collar matters. She has represented clients at all stages of litigation from inception through trial and appeal, including in disputes involving breach of contract, health care, privacy, intellectual property, and fraud across a variety of industries. She also has represented clients in government and internal investigations, including under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Her experience involves factual and legal investigation, motion practice, trial preparation and practice, deposing lay and expert witnesses, working with experts, and discovery management.
Prior to joining Jones Day, Molly was an associate at a California firm, where she worked on high-profile litigations, including representing a plaintiff in a patent infringement dispute involving 15 semiconductor patents, representing a leading video game publisher in a biometric privacy class action, counseling a major entertainment studio in a labor dispute, and representing an executive involved in an FCPA investigation.
Molly is dedicated to pro bono service and previously represented a children's rights nonprofit in an amicus matter, a prisoner in a civil rights action in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and a charitable studio in an intellectual property protection matter.
Publications Prior to Jones Day
July 31, 2019
Cybersecurity Steps You Can Take to Comply With Authorities' Conflicting Demands, The Recorder
Patent Lost Profit Damages and Apportionment, The Intellectual Property Strategist
January 27, 2016
New Test for Strict Liability Lawsuits, Daily Journal
- University of California, Los Angeles (J.D. 2015; Order of the Coif; Michael T. Masin Scholar; Articles Editor, UCLA Law Review); University of Oklahoma (B.A. summa cum laude 2012; Phi Beta Kappa; National Merit Scholar)
- Texas; California; U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California and the Northern, Eastern, and Western Districts of Texas; and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit