Molly B. Shuminer


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Molly B. Shuminer is a litigation associate in O’Melveny’s Austin office. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, involving business disputes, financial industries, technology, intellectual property, and energy. She has experience defending clients in antitrust actions, conducting internal investigations, and providing regulatory advocacy in the energy sector.  

Prior to joining O’Melveny, Molly was an antitrust litigator with another global law firm.

After obtaining her law degree, Molly completed a judicial clerkship with the Honorable Catharina Haynes on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.


Bar Admission

  • Texas

Court Admission

  • US Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit


  • Emory University, J.D, with honors; Technological Innovation: Generating Economic Results (TI:GER) Certificate; Order of the Coif; Notes and Comment Editor, Emory Law Journal; Outstanding Notes and Comment Editor Award
  • The College at Brockport, B.S., Political Science and Communication; summa cum laude, with honors; Sarah F. Liebschutz Award

Professional Activities


  • The Honorable Catharina Haynes, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • "Are Sustainability and Competition Truly Incompatible?," The Recorder (February 6, 2023)