Professor Molot writes and teaches in the fields of civil procedure, complex litigation, administrative law, statutory interpretation, federal courts, corporate finance, and insurance law. His articles have appeared in the Yale Law Journal, the Stanford Law Review, the Columbia Law Review, and the Virginia Law Review. Before entering law teaching, Professor Molot clerked for Justice Breyer on the U.S. Supreme Court and practiced law at Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton in New York, and at Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel in Washington, D.C. He graduated magna cum laude from Yale College and magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was Articles Co-Chair of the Harvard Law Review and won the Sears Prize (awarded to two students with highest GPAs in a class of more than 500). Professor Molot was a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School in the fall of 2007.
"Former Ernst & Young GC Trevor Faure Discusses New Book on Lawyers as Business Leaders," coverage by Corporate Counsel, January 9, 2019, referencing Professor Jonathan Molot's work.
"Is Outside Ownership of Law Firms Picking Up Steam?," coverage by The American Lawyer, August 30, 2018, quoting Professor Jonathan Molot.
"A Present-Tense Solution to Law Firms’ Short-Term Thinking," coverage in The American Lawyer, July 20, 2018, featuring Professor Jonathan Molot.
"Seeking Growth, Law Firms Consider IPOs and M&As," a piece by Professor Jonathan Molot, May 29, 2018, in the Lawyer Monthly.