Molly G. Rothschild is an associate in the Litigation Group.
Ms. Rothschild represents clients in a variety of industries including publishing, entertainment, fashion, telecommunications, and law. She has substantial commercial litigation and intellectual property experience and has worked on issues involving First Amendment, defamation, obscenity, trademark, false advertising, right of publicity, and general commercial contract disputes.
Ms. Rothschild’s recent representative litigation matters include:
- Successfully defended author and publisher against obscenity claims, securing dismissal of case with a holding that the statute at bar was unconstitutional on First Amendment and Due Process grounds;
- Successfully defended telecommunications company in opposing preliminary injunction in false advertising case.
Ms. Rothschild is passionate about providing pro bono representation and has represented clients in immigration, employment, and child custody matters.
Prior to joining Frankfurt Kurnit, Ms. Rothschild was a litigation associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and Cole Schotz P.C.
Before law school, Ms. Rothschild worked as an editor and writer for several print and digital publications. Ms. Rothschild is admitted to practice in New York and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law (J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 2018)
-Submissions Editor, Staff Editor, Cardozo Law Review
-Scholastic Achievement Award
Syracuse University (B.S., magna cum laude, 2011)
Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Past Speaking Engagements
Syracuse University’s Newhouse in NYC Program
Molly Rothschild guest lectures to the Communications Law class at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications New York City campus. Molly speaks about the defamation case Dominion v. Fox and conducts a Q&A about media and the law.
April 17 2023
Pathways to Entertainment Law
Molly Rothschild is a panelist during the discussion, "Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Pathways to Entertainment Law" hosted by Cardozo School of Law.
March 1 2023
news & press
AT&T Can’t Block T-Mobile’s ‘Banned’ Senior Discount Ads
Judge Finds Virginia Obscenity Statute Unconstitutional and Dismisses Attempt to Have Two Books Declared Obscene
The Media Law Resource Center’s MediaLawLetter published Nicole Bergstrom and Molly G. Rothschild’s article, “Judge Finds Virginia Obscenity Statute Unconstitutional and Dismisses Attempt to Have Two Books Declared Obscene.” (Behind paywall) View Article