Molly McKibben’s trial practice focuses on catastrophic personal injury, wrongful death, municipal liability, and products liability. She has successfully helped litigate and settle a wide range of cases for the firm, including helping obtain a $7,450,000 settlement with the City of Los Angeles on behalf of a father and two young children after their mother was run over and killed by a bus while walking in a crosswalk; working up a case to obtain a $3,750,000 settlement on behalf of a grandmother who was driving her young grandson when she sustained a serious traumatic brain injury when she was struck by a driver who ran a red light; and obtaining a $2,000,000 settlement on behalf of a mother of a daughter and the three sons of a woman killed while driving on a dangerous portion of Interstate 5. Molly was chosen as CAOC’s Consumer Attorney of the Year in 2016 alongside her colleagues Bruce Broillet, Scott Carr, and Tobin Lanzetta, for her involvement in obtaining a $55 million verdict in the Erin Andrews v. Marriottcase in Nashville, Tennessee.
Molly is a member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice, the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the Attorneys Information Exchange Group, the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, and the American Bar Association. She is admitted to practice in California state courts as well as federal district courts in the Central District of California.
Molly is a graduate of the 2015 Consumer Attorneys of California Leadership Academy and is on the board of CAOC. She has also made the 2018 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Stars Top 50 women & Top 100 lists. She mentors law students through Pepperdine University School of Law’s Preceptor Program, as well as through Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles’s mentor program. She is an enthusiastic member of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles’ golf club.
Molly attended the University of Southern California, where she earned Bachelors of Arts in Print Journalism and in Italian. She then attended Pepperdine University School of Law where she earned her J.D. and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution. During law school, she interned at an international dispute resolution organization in London, served as an editor on the Pepperdine Law Review, and worked as a law clerk at the Union Rescue Mission Legal Aid Clinic. She also worked as an extern for the late Honorable Arthur Alarcón, Senior Judge for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, working on a variety of cases ranging from contract interpretation to foreign sovereign immunity.