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Molly Thomas-Jensen

Deputy Director, Affirmative Litigation

Molly is a creative and focused litigator who practices in state and federal courts across the country.

Molly represents survivors and victims of gun violence in litigation against gun traffickers, members of the gun industry, and government entities. She also defends common sense gun regulations by representing municipalities whose laws are being challenged by the gun lobby. She is a skilled litigator and appellate advocate, with over a decade of experience.

After graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, Molly clerked for the Honorable Robert P. Patterson, Jr., of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and the Honorable Daniel E. Winfree of the Alaska Supreme Court. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Brown University, where she majored in History and Latin American Studies. 

Molly is admitted to the Bar in New York and practices out of Everytown’s New York office. 

Molly regularly speaks at law schools around the country, including Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, Columbia Law School, and the University of Houston Law Center. She is an active member of the New York City Bar Association, currently serving on the Civil Rights Committee and having previously served as a member of the Disability Law Committee. 

Prior to coming to Everytown, Molly worked for Letitia James, who was then the Public Advocate for the City of New York. She represented Public Advocate James in litigation to protect the civil rights of New Yorkers and to provide oversight of city government. She began her career at South Brooklyn Legal Services, where she provided direct representation to low-income New Yorkers and brought impact litigation to vindicate the rights of low-wage workers and New Yorkers with disabilities.