Brian Molloy, a shareholder, is managing partner of the law firm and co-chair of the Appellate Practice Group. Prior to becoming managing partner, he was Chair of the Commercial Litigation Group. He has years of experience as lead counsel in trials in several jurisdictions, and has extensive appellate experience in the state and federal courts.
Mr. Molloy is also president of a wholly-owned subsidiary of the law firm providing sports management services to professional baseball athletes.
In his community, Mr. Molloy served on the Westfield Zoning Board of Adjustment, president and trustee of the Westfield College Men's Club, trustee of the Westfield High School Boosters Association, and coached soccer and baseball teams for his two children.
Area of Emphasis:
Complex commercial litigation in both the State and Federal Courts; Defense of law firms in professional malpractice cases; Emergent applications for temporary restraining orders; Litigation involving claims under the Lanham Act regarding false advertising and unfair business practices; Unfair competition claims; Casino Law; Attorney Disciplinary Proceedings
· American College of Trial Lawyers (Fellow)
· American Bar Association (Fellow)
· Selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® 2002-2012 and currently is listed in the practice areas of Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Legal Malpractice Law-Defendants, and Appellate Practice
· Selected for inclusion in New Jersey Super Lawyers® 2005-2013
· Listed in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, 2013, Litigation: General Commercial.
· Recipient of Middlesex County Bar Association's "Robert J. Cirafesi Chancery Practice Award." (2013)
· "AV" Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating
· Former Chair of Ethics Committee
· Appointed Special Ethics Master by Supreme Court of New Jersey.
"Legal Fees Under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act: A Guide to a Prevailing Party's Right to Recovery," New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, February 2012; "Chancery Division Jurisdiction and Case Management Procedures," New Jersey Lawyer, The Magazine, December 1994; "Pleading Your Case: A Practical Guide to New Jersey Civil Practice Requirements," New Jersey Lawyer, the Magazine, April 1993.
· Chancery Division Jurisdiction and Case Management Procedures
· Pleading Your Case: A Practical Guide to New Jersey Civil Practice Requirements
· Legal Fees Under New Jersey's Open Public Records Act