Professor of Law
Professor Molk’s research focuses on issues of organizational choice and design, law and finance, and insurance law. His scholarship has been published or is forthcoming in the Illinois Law Review, Minnesota Law Review, and Washington University Law Review, among others, and it has been selected for presentation at the Stanford/Yale/Harvard Junior Faculty Forum. He teaches contracts, securities regulation, corporations, and insurance.
Molk graduated with a JD and MA in economics from Yale University, where he was both an Olin Fellow in Law, Economics, and Public Policy and a Kauffman Fellow in Law, Economics, and Entrepreneurship. He received the Judge Ralph K. Winter Jr. prize for the best paper in law and economics. After law school, he clerked for Judge Ralph K. Winter Jr. on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
JD, Yale Law School
MA, Yale University
BA, Amherst College
- Insurance Law
- Unincorporated Business Enterprises
- Where Nonprofits Incorporate and Why It Matters, 108 Iowa L. Rev. __ (forthcoming 2023)
- The Long-Term Effects of Short Selling and Negative Activism, 2022 U. Ill. L. Rev. (forthcoming, with Frank Portnoy)
- Delaware’s Dominance and the Future of Organizational Law, 55 Ga. L. Rev. 1111 (2021)
- The Challenges of Nonprofit Governance, 62 B.C. L. Rev. 197 (2021, with D. Daniel Sokol)
- Uncorporate Insider Trading, 104 Minn. L. Rev. 1693 (2020)
- Negative Activism, 97 Wash. U. L. Rev. 1333 (2020, with Barbara Bliss and Frank Partnoy)
- Institutional Investors as Short Sellers?, 99 B.U. L. Rev. 837 (2019, with Frank Partnoy)
- Protecting LLC Owners While Preserving LLC Flexibility, 51 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 2129 (2018)