Molly assists clients with management of environmental due diligence, allocation of environmental liabilities and obligations, and drafting of environmental provisions in mergers and acquisitions and real property transactions.

Molly is experienced at reviewing, researching and analyzing complex legal and regulatory requirements. She provides clients with legal advice regarding environmental regulatory and compliance matters.

Prior to joining Fredrikson, Molly worked at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission where she gained experience in energy regulatory matters including energy facility siting and permitting, approval of innovative renewable energy projects, and review of utilities’ cost recovery requests. Before that, she gained litigation experience as an employment litigator and general corporate and transactional experience in-house at a health insurance company.




  • University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., 2016
  • University of Minnesota, B.A, 2013


  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota


  • Spotlight Member, Section of Environment, Energy and Resources (SEER), American Bar Association (ABA), 2024

Civic & Professional

Professional Activities

  • Women's Environmental Network of Minnesota, Board of Directors
  • American Bar Association, Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Membership Diversity Enhancement Program, Participant
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Environmental, Natural Resources and Energy Law Section, Member
  • Minnesota Women in Energy, Planning Committee Member, 2023

News & Insights

Publications & Presentations

Author, "MN Court of Appeals Rejects City's Consideration of Project's Potential Effects on Wildlife or Cumulative Potential Effects," Bench & Bar of Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association, January/February 2024

Co-Author, "EPA Removes “Emergency” Affirmative Defense Provisions from Title V Operating Permit Program Regulations," Bench & Bar of Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association, December 2023

Co-Author, "Youth-Led Climate Litigation Victorious in Montana; Application Elsewhere Uncertain," Bench & Bar of Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association, October 2023

Co-Author, "EPA Rescinds Trump-Era Rule on Evaluation of Benefits and Costs in Clean Air Act Rulemaking," Bench & Bar of Minnesota, Minnesota State Bar Association, September 2023

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