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Molly Wolfe

Associate, Litigation Department


Molly Wolfe is an associate in Paul Hastings’ Litigation practice, based in the firm's New York office. Her practice focuses on securities litigation, commercial litigation and arbitration, and regulatory enforcement.

Ms. Wolfe represents individual and corporate clients in high-stakes matters involving allegations of fraud and self-dealing, breaches of fiduciary duties, and state and federal securities violations; breach of contract and other civil claims; and regulatory enforcement actions and inquiries. Ms. Wolfe has experience in state and federal court representing clients in class actions and shareholder derivative litigation, as well as in commercial disputes across various industries, including commercial real estate, construction, pharmaceuticals, and biotech.

Ms. Wolfe is an associate coordinator of the firm’s pro-bono partnership with Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), supervising an active docket of immigration applications for clients who arrived in the United States as unaccompanied minors.

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.

New York Bar
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Second Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Representation of inventor of Trodelvy® in contract dispute against former company pending in Delaware Chancery
  • Representation of underwriter syndicate in class action litigation alleging violations of federal securities laws in connection with IPO and exchange offer
  • Representation of private real estate developer in multi-million dollar commercial real estate arbitration
  • Representation of global investment bank that acted as underwriter in various public offerings in securities class action litigation, opt-out and shareholder derivative litigation
  • Representation of CEO and Chairman of global technology company in multiple related state and federal actions in connection with alleged securities law violations, including insider trading, self-dealing, and breach of fiduciary duty claims.
  • 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.
  • Representation of two hedge funds in a securities fraud action arising out of a series of private placements by a global shipping company
  • Representation of investment advisor in connection with state attorney general’s allegations of False Claims Act and bid-rigging
  • Representation of a public company in connection with a related party and disclosure investigation by the SEC
  • Representation of a biotech company in connection with potential whistleblower allegations relating to clinical trial and regulatory compliance matters
  • Representation of individual treasuries trader in connection with investigations by DOJ and FINRA into alleged currency market manipulation and supervisory failures

Practice Areas


Securities Litigation

Financial Services Litigation

Complex Litigation and Arbitration




New York Bar


Columbia Law School, J.D. 2018

Boston College, B.A. 2012

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