Marco Molina

Associate

New York
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Overview

Marco Molina focuses his practice on international litigation and arbitration, complex commercial litigation, securities litigation, anti-corruption matters, white-collar criminal defense and bankruptcy litigation. Well-versed in foreign aspects of litigation, Marco brings a multilayered worldview to his practice.

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  • Senior member of the BakerHostetler team working as counsel to the court-appointed Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC:
    • Serves as lead counsel in one of the active Madoff-related litigations against a BVI investment fund.
    • Conducts multinational investigations in the United States, Austria, Lichtenstein, Italy, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Caribbean to trace billions of dollars of assets stemming from the Madoff Ponzi scheme.
    • Participates in parallel foreign proceedings relating to the Ponzi scheme, including criminal proceedings in Austria and Liechtenstein, and a civil trial in England.
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Experience

  • Senior member of the BakerHostetler team working as counsel to the court-appointed Securities Investor Protection Act Trustee in the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC:
    • Serves as lead counsel in one of the active Madoff-related litigations against a BVI investment fund.
    • Conducts multinational investigations in the United States, Austria, Lichtenstein, Italy, the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Caribbean to trace billions of dollars of assets stemming from the Madoff Ponzi scheme.
    • Participates in parallel foreign proceedings relating to the Ponzi scheme, including criminal proceedings in Austria and Liechtenstein, and a civil trial in England.
  • Representing Mexican entertainment company in dispute with New York artist agency company that is subject to AAA arbitration in New York.
  • Representing Honduran construction company in dispute with property owner that is subject to AAA arbitration in New York.
  • Representing Mexican construction company in dispute with property owner that is subject to ICC arbitration in New York.
  • Representing Canadian sales company in contract dispute that is subject to AAA arbitration in Toronto.
  • Served as lead counsel on a state court commercial litigation involving an Italian shipping company on issues arising under international and maritime law.
  • Represented an Italian national in a German extradition proceeding involving complex issues under the dual criminality and double jeopardy doctrines, the Rule of Specialty and international law principles concerning the rights against self-incrimination and discrimination.
  • Represented a Colombian national in response to SEC and DOJ subpoenas and on issues relating to his extradition from Colombia to the U.S.
  • Represented a large Fortune 500 company with respect to FCPA investigations and other FCPA-related matters.
  • Represented a large Fortune 500 company in its response to subpoenas from the DOJ pertaining to issues arising under federal securities and environmental laws. Conducted large-scale internal corporate investigation and helped coordinate legal strategy.
  • Represented a large Fortune 1000 company being sued by an investor class under Section 11 of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 14 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Worked on the defense side of the class action, including extensive motion practice, as well as mediations and work before the Second Circuit appellate court.
  • Represented Russian company in 28 USC § 1782 discovery action in New York federal court.
  • Represented a Greek company in U.S. commercial dispute involving significant international discovery efforts in Italy.
  • Representing the court-appointed receiver to a large New York financial company with respect to litigation in the Southern District of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals concerning breach of fiduciary issues and consumer finance laws.
  • Served as a member of the team representing the court-appointed receiver to the Michael Kenwood Group. Was involved in issues regarding standing to bring claims and in the opposition of several motions to dismiss and appellate litigation before the Second Circuit.
  • Secured settlement on behalf of a company sued in a class action lawsuit stemming from fraud issues. Settlement in favor of the client was achieved after attempts to negotiate with the plaintiffs based on facts surrounding the matter.
  • Served as a member of the team representing a former London-based JPMorgan Chase managing director whose cooperation was sought in the investigation related to a multibillion-dollar trading loss for the bank.

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2012 to 2017)

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Pro Bono

  • Supervises BakerHostetler's partnership with the Mexican Bar Association with respect to the representation of “Dreamers” seeking immigration counsel.
  • Supervises BakerHostetler's partnership with HerJustice with respect to the representation of low-income female clients seeking divorce counsel.

Prior Positions

  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP: Associate (2008 to 2010)

Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2010
  • New York, 2009

Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2008
  • B.A., Miami University, 2005

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish