Molly Jennings

Senior Associate


Molly Jennings focuses her practice on government-facing litigation and counseling matters. She has represented major corporations before US district courts, the federal courts of appeals and the Supreme Court, and has broad experience with civil discovery.  

Ms. Jennings also provides strategic counsel to clients considering challenging or defending actions taken by the federal government. Additionally, she advises clients on issues related to government ethics.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Jennings clerked for the Honorable Michael S. Kanne of the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Publications & News


March 8, 2017

President Trump Signs Revised Immigration Executive Order

On March 6, 2017, President Trump signed a substantially narrowed version of the January 27, 2017 Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States.”

August 13, 2015

WilmerHale Top Contributor in Legal Aid Society’s Generous Associates Campaign

For more than a decade, WilmerHale has participated in the Legal Aid Society's Generous Associates Campaign, a fundraiser led by associates based in Washington DC and meant to help bring justice to low-income individuals. Together this year, the participating 71 law firms raised $1.37 million, hitting an all-time record high.


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JD, cum laude, Harvard Law School, 2013, Article and Outreach Editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology

BA, English Literature, summa cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis, 2010, Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia



The Hon. Michael S. Kanne, US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2013 - 2014

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