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Steven Molo, one of the country’s leading courtroom advocates, is a founding partner of the national litigation boutique MoloLamken LLP. He represents corporations, boards, funds, investors, inventors, and individuals in complex business litigation, white collar criminal and regulatory matters, and IP litigation. His client base is international.
Benchmark Litigation – which named him one of the top 100 Trial Lawyers in America – calls him “an outstanding advocate and fearless in court.” Chambers and Partners calls him “fantastic in the courtroom”; a “fabulous courtroom litigator who lights up the room with his presence”; and “one of the most talented lawyers in the city.”
For the past nine years, he has been named to Lawdragon’s list of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America. He has been recognized by Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Chambers and Partners, Benchmark Litigation, Euromoney, and Legal 500, which includes him on its elite list of Leading Trial Lawyers, as well as other guides to the leaders of the legal profession.
Mr. Molo has been involved in some of the most complex legal issues in the U.S. courts over the past 20 years. He regularly tries civil and criminal cases before juries and judges throughout the country. He has extensive experience in post-trial and appellate advocacy as well.
He began his career as a prosecutor in Chicago, then practiced with Winston & Strawn, where he was a senior litigator and member of that firm’s Executive Committee. He spent five and a half years as a litigation partner with the Wall Street firm Shearman & Sterling before founding MoloLamken in October 2009. He is also a solicitor on the Roll of Attorneys of the Law Society of England and Wales.
Mr. Molo serves on the editorial advisory board of Today’s General Counsel and speaks and writes extensively on the subjects of business litigation, corporate criminal liability, and trial and appellate advocacy. He has commented on legal topics for CNN, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and other news media.
He is a trustee of the United States Supreme Court Historical Society, the Federal Bar Council, and a past trustee of the American Inns of Court Foundation. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and the American Bar Foundation.
Last updated October 2018