Molly R. Grammel

Molly R. Grammel

Molly R. Grammel

Molly Grammel is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property Litigation group. She joined Goodwin in 2013.

Professional Activities

Ms. Grammel is a member of the Boston Bar Association, American Bar Association and National Association of Women Lawyers.


Ms. Grammel was a recipient of the Levy Scholarship, the University of Pennsylvania Law School’s largest merit award. She also served as an Articles Editor for the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, and was Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania chapter of Lambda Law. She was selected to represent the University of Pennsylvania Law School in the National Trial Competition and participated in the Williams Institute Moot Court.

Areas of Practice


Ms. Grammel has worked on matters progressing to jury trial in the Southern District of New York, the District of Massachusetts, and the Eastern District of Missouri. Ms. Grammel has also worked on appellate matters in the First Circuit and the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts. Her experience includes work on intellectual property litigation, securities litigation and white collar investigations, and employment litigation matters. Ms. Grammel focuses her practice on patent litigation, and has worked on software, hardware, and Hatch-Waxman cases.

Recent litigation victories to which Ms. Grammel has contributed include:

  • Successfully defending an appeal before the First Circuit of a consumer protection claim under M.G.L. c. 93A;
  • Achieving a jury verdict of willful patent infringement and a judgment confirming objective willfulness in the District of Massachusetts;
  • Negotiating a favorable settlement for a pro bono client pursuing civil rights claims; and
  • Obtaining reversal of a summary judgment order originally entered in plaintiffs’ favor, with a ruling that M.G.L. c. 149, § 148B is preempted as to motor carriers under the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994, and resulting entry of summary judgment dismissing the case from the District of Massachusetts.



J.D., 2013
University of Pennsylvania Law School
(magna cum laude)
B.A., 2010
University of California, Los Angeles
(magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa)





U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Get In Touch
Our clients rely on us for world-class advisory services, counsel on complex transactional work and high-stakes litigation. Specializing in matters involving the financial, life sciences, private equity, real estate, and technology industries, we use a collaborative, cross-disciplinary approach to resolve our clients’ most challenging issues. To find out more, please contact us.
Search Other Lawyers