Molly F. Martinson


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Molly practices with the firm’s litigation team. She advises and represents clients in a number of areas including trucking and transportation, product and premises liability.  Molly’s representative clients include trucking and transportation companies, product manufacturers, distributors, businesses, and insurance carriers.

Molly joined Young Moore and Henderson as an associate in August 2015 after completing a judicial clerkship with Judge Robert N. Hunter, Jr. at the Supreme Court of North Carolina and the North Carolina Court of Appeals. She graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 2014. During law school, Molly was an Articles Editor for the North Carolina Law Review, as well as a Dean’s Fellow and an Honors Writing Scholar. Molly received her undergraduate degree in Political Science from Wake Forest University in 2009. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga and cooking.

Education & Bar Admissions

  • J.D., with honors, UNC School of Law, 2014
  • B.A., cum laude, Wake Forest University, 2009

Admitted in

  • North Carolina, 2014
  • U.S. District Courts for North Carolina


  • North Carolina Law Review Articles Editor
  • Honors Writing Scholar, UNC School of Law
  • Gressman-Pollitt Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy


  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Co-Chair of Communications Committee, 2017-2018
    • Citizen Lawyer Committee Member, 2014-present
  • Wake County Bar Association
    • Co-Chair of Wake County Bar Awards Silent Auction Committee, 2017
  • Tenth Judicial District Bar
  • Junior League of Raleigh
  • Step Up Ministry Volunteer

Publications & Presentations

  • “Evolving Notions of Fair Play and Substantial Justice: General Jurisdiction over Foreign Corporations in North Carolina,” The Litigator- Published by the Litigation Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, November 2016
  • Negotiating Miller Madness: Why North Carolina Gets Juvenile Resentencing Right While Other States Drop the Ball, 91 N.C. L. Rev. 2179, September 2013