Molly J.Russell


Dallas + 1.214.969.5016

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.


  • BioFire Diagnostics defends trade secret and breach of contract case relating to medical diagnostic technologiesJones Day is representing BioFire Diagnostics, LLC in a $100 million trade secret and breach of contract action brought by US Medical Networks LLC relating to medical diagnostic technologies.
  • Additional Publications

    Publications Prior to Jones Day

    July 31, 2019
    Cybersecurity Steps You Can Take to Comply With Authorities' Conflicting Demands, The Recorder

    October 2017
    Patent Lost Profit Damages and Apportionment, The Intellectual Property Strategist

    January 27, 2016
    New Test for Strict Liability Lawsuits, Daily Journal