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About Molly

Molly Behan focuses her practice on transactional, litigation, regulatory and policy matters relating to government contracts, government enforcement and investigations, and environmental issues.

During law school, Molly served as a law clerk in the Environment and Natural Resources Division of the US Department of Justice and as a law clerk for Environmental Appeals Board of the US Environmental Protection Agency.


Recent Notable Matters

Invenergy and energyRe — as project sponsors, in forming a consortium of investors that secured one of six leases in the New York Bight offshore wind auction

Publications and Speeches

“The Fade of Efficient Cap and Trade: Bankruptcy’s Undermining of the Renewable Fuel Standard and Other Cap-and-Trade Programs,” George Washington Journal of Energy and Environmental Law, 2021.



The George Washington University Law School,
with honors
Emory University,
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia




US Department of Justice, Environment and Natural Resources Division, Law Clerk
US Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Appeals Board, Summer Clerk
The George Washington University School of Law, American Bankruptcy Institute Medal for Excellence in Bankruptcy Studies
Journal of Energy and Environmental Law
Senior Notes Editor
Emory University, Theodore H. Jack Award