Marco Molina

Associate

New York
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Marco Molina is a commercial litigator who focuses his practice on securities, FCPA, and white collar litigation. Well-versed in foreign aspects of litigation, Marco brings a multilayered worldview to his practice.

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  • Serves as a 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 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. Through an aggressive defense of the former managing director, and utilizing skills honed during involvement in investigating complex financial frauds, the team secured a rare nonprosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and agreements with other regulatory authorities that enabled the client to cooperate with federal prosecutors in the continuing investigation.
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Experience

  • Serves as a 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 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. Through an aggressive defense of the former managing director, and utilizing skills honed during involvement in investigating complex financial frauds, the team secured a rare nonprosecution agreement with the Department of Justice and agreements with other regulatory authorities that enabled the client to cooperate with federal prosecutors in the continuing investigation.
  • Representing an Italy-based steel manufacturer throughout a maritime contract dispute in Texas federal court. This representation includes complex issues under international law. Handles international discovery issues, including extensive cooperation with counsel in Italy.
  • Representing 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. Working on the defense side of the class action, including extensive motion practice as well as mediations and work before the Second Circuit appellate court. 
  • Representing a large Fortune 500 company with respect to FCPA investigations and other FCPA-related matters.
  • Serves as a member of the team representing the court-appointed receiver to the Michael Kenwood Group. Is 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.

Recognitions

  • New York Metro Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2012 to 2016)

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Pro Bono

  • Took depositions on behalf of the city of New York in personal injury actions brought against the city. 
  • Petitioning for habeas corpus on behalf of an inmate on death row in Georgia state and federal courts, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Services

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