Molly Simpson Gross, is an associate with the Firm. Her practice focuses on a wide varitey of litigation. A Charlotte native, Ms. Gross attended Appalachian State (B.S., cum laude, 2011) and University of North Carolina School of Law (J.D. 2016). During law school, Ms. Gross was a student attorney in the Intellectual Property Clinic, as well as a member of Holderness Moot Court and staff member at the North Carolina Journal of Law and Technology. Ms. Gross also served on the Pro Bono Board as Attorney Projects Coordinator and on the Dean’s Advisory Council. Ms. Gross and her husband, Jonathan live in Hickory with their daughter, and their dogs, Mr President and Chief Justice.

Education
  • Appalachian State University – B.S. in Political Science, cum laude, 2011
  • University of North Carolina School of Law – Juris Doctor, 2016

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

  • North Carolina Journal of Law & Technology, Staff Member
  • Holderness Moot Court, International Law Team & Aycock Bench Member
  • Certified Student Attorney in UNC Law Intellectual Property Clinic
  • Member of Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society
  • Member of Order of Omega Honor Society
Admissions/Memberships

ADMISSIONS

  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina Federal Courts – Western and Middle Districts

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • North Carolina Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Young Lawyers Division
    • Intellectual Property Law Section
  • Catawba County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
    • Litigation Section
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Thirty-Sixth Judicial District Bar Association
Recognition/Community

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

  • Chamber of Catawba County, Board of Directors
  • LiveWell Catawba, Board of Directors, Chair
  • Family Guidance Center, Board of Directors
  • Leadership Catawba, 2018 Graduate
  • Leadership Catawba Advisory Board Member
  • Humane Society of Catawba County, Board of Directors
  • The Episcopal Church of the Ascension, Vestry Member
  • Hickory Museum of Art, Audience Engagement Committee
  • NCBA Disaster Legal Services Volunteer
  • CVCC Small Business Center – Guest Lecturer