Molly Wolfe is an associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm's New York office. Her practice focuses on all aspects of commercial litigation and white collar investigations. Ms. Wolfe has experience representing clients in civil and criminal securities fraud matters involving market manipulation and insider trading, as well as inquiries by government entities such as the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Wolfe also handles internal investigations, including in relation to the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and whistleblower claims.
Ms. Wolfe received her law degree from Columbia Law School in 2018, where she served as a Notes Editor for the Journal of Law and Social Problems. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy and History, magna cum laude, from Boston College in 2012.
Ms. Wolfe is admitted to practice law in New York.
- In May 2020, was part of the team that defeated a preliminary injunction to allow our client to proceed with a UCC sale of pledged membership interests in connection with a defaulted mezzanine construction loan on a New York City project, becoming the first case in which a New York state court interpreted the terms of Governor Cuomo's Executive Orders enacted at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic while New York remained in a state of disaster emergency.
- Representing a foreign corporation in resolving charges under the FCPA.
- Representing two hedge funds in a securities fraud action arising out of a series of private placements by a global shipping company.
- Representing a public company in connection with a related party and disclosure investigation by the SEC.
- Representing a biotech company in connection with potential whistleblower allegations relating to clinical trial and regulatory compliance matters.
- Represented a foreign exchange trader in connection with an investigation by the DOJ into alleged currency market manipulation related to swaps trading.