David S. Molot

David Molot's practice focuses on government investigations as well as complex civil litigation that is often related to those investigations.

Mr. Molot currently represents a global auto parts company in connection with a government antitrust investigation and related litigation.

Mr. Molot served on a team representing a global energy company in connection with the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

Mr. Molot has represented an international pharmaceutical company in litigation matters involving oral and injected polio vaccines.

Mr. Molot has assisted in two cases that have gone to trial. He was on the trial team in IGEN International, Inc. v. Roche Diagnostics GmbH, a case where the firm secured a jury verdict for IGEN which allowed it to terminate its licensing agreement with Roche. In addition, Mr. Molot was on the trial team in Grutter v. Bollinger, a case where the firm represented the University of Michigan and its Law School in the historic lawsuits challenging their consideration of race in admissions.

Mr. Molot also has drafted briefs for cases in the US Supreme Court, the US Courts of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, the 6th Circuit and the 8th Circuit, as well as motions and briefs in state and federal courts across the country.

Mr. Molot is currently representing foster parents in court proceedings to become the permanent guardians of their foster care children.


  • Recommended in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500 United States for his antitrust practice in the area of civil litigation/class actions: defense.

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  • Education

    • JD, George Washington University Law School, 1997

      with Highest Honors Notes Editor, George Washington University Law Review; Order of the Coif
    • BA, Yale University, 1991

      cum laude
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Massachusetts

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Stewart Dalzell, US District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1997 - 1999