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Molly M. Joyce

Molly M. Joyce

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Chicago, IL, USA

Ms. Joyce is a partner in the Chicago office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. As a member of Seyfarth’s Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes group, she focuses on litigation involving restrictive covenants and trade secret and intellectual property protection. She also regularly counsels clients on hiring decisions relating to restrictive
covenants. In addition, Ms. Joyce litigates commercial disputes, class actions and antitrust and product liability claims. Ms. Joyce has represented a wide range of clients -- including consulting companies, medical device manufacturers, commercial and residential developers, hospitals, insurance companies, property managers, private business owners and telecommunications carriers -- through all phases of litigation, including emergency injunctions, trials and appeals.

Ms. Joyce was recognized by Super Lawyers as a 2011, 2012 and 2013 "Rising Star" in Illinois. In 2011, she was a recipient of the Moxie Award from the Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault.


J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology (2002)
with honors
Chicago-Kent Law Review, Executive Notes and Comments Editor, Student Note published
Judicial Externship, Judge Blanche M. Manning, Northern District of Illinois

B.A., DePaul University (1999)
with high honors




U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

The Supreme Court of Illinois does not recognize certifications of specialties in the practice of law and no certificate, award or recognition is a requirement to practice law in Illinois

Practices & Sectors

Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes
Commercial Litigation
Commercial Class Action Defense

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