Molly Webster

Associate

Education

  • B.A., New York University, 2010
  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2016

Clerkships

  • Hon. Cathy Seibel, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Fellowships, Leadership, & Recognition

  • Associate Editor, Fordham Law Review
  • Mary Daly Scholar, Fordham University School of Law
  • Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award, Fordham University School of Law
  • David Nee Award, Fordham University School of Law
  • Legal Writing Award, Fordham University School of Law

Bar and Court Admissions

  • New York

Molly Webster is an associate at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP.

Molly joined the firm from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where she gained substantial experience in complex commercial and civil litigation, as well as in constitutional law matters.  While at Quinn Emanuel, Molly maintained a strong pro bono practice focused on criminal justice reform, immigrants’ rights, and transgender rights. From 2017-2018, Molly also clerked for the Honorable Cathy Seibel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.  

Molly received her law degree magna cum laude from the Fordham University School of Law. At Fordham, she was inducted into the Order of the Coif and was an associate editor of the Fordham Law Review.  Her article “Alternative Courts and Drug Treatment: Finding a Rehabilitative Solution for Addicts in a Retributive System” was published in the Fordham Law Review and republished in The Public Lawyer.  Molly also served on the Moot Court Executive Board and was a finalist and Best Brief winner in a First Amendment Moot Court Competition. Molly was a Mary Daly Scholar and a recipient of the Archibald R. Murray Public Service Award. Also at Fordham, Molly was a student attorney for the Criminal Defense Clinic, a Legal Outreach debate coach, a member of the American Constitution Society, and a 1L tutor.  During law school, Molly also interned at the Bronx Defenders in its civil action practice, representing individuals in housing court and in disputes regarding public benefits.

In addition to her work at the firm, Molly is an adjunct professor of legal writing at Fordham University School of Law, where she teaches first year law students legal writing in a full-year course.  Molly is also a mentor to high school students in New York City interested in the law through Legal Outreach. Prior to law school, Molly graduated cum laude from New York University with a B.A. in Politics and French.