Molly Wyler is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins, a member of the Litigation & Trial Department, and a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.

Ms. Wyler defends clients in white collar criminal and regulatory enforcement actions, internal investigations, and complex business litigation. Her experience includes defending clients in the financial services, healthcare, petroleum, and construction industries. Ms. Wyler has also had an active pro bono practice representing individuals in housing disputes and is a member of the Inner City Law Center Pro Bono council.

Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Wyler was a litigation and white collar associate at another leading law firm in Los Angeles. She received her JD from Northwestern University School of Law, magna cum laude, where she was a coordinating comment editor for the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. While attending law school, Ms. Wyler was a judicial extern for Judge Charles R. Breyer, of the US District Court for the Northern District of California, and Judge Susan E. Cox, a magistrate judge for the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Ms. Wyler’s experience includes representing:

  • Companies and individuals against actions pursued by the Department of Justice, Securities and Exchange Commission, Food and Drug Administration, and other federal and state agencies including conducting internal investigations in a wide range of areas
  • A nationwide operator of skilled nursing facilities against claims that it violated the False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute
  • An e-commerce company in a FTC investigation
  • A whistleblower at a health insurer relating to various fraud allegations*
  • An oncology practice in a criminal investigation relating to False Claims Act violations*
  • A foreign financial institution in connection with a US Department of Justice Offshore Tax Compliance investigation across several international jurisdictions*
  • A natural gas marketing company against suits before the Missouri Public Service Commission and Missouri federal court seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in penalties associated with spiking natural gas prices
  • An executive of a publicly traded technology company in a Securities and Exchange Commission investigation
  • A medical device manufacturer in an investigation by the Department of Justice relating to a product recall
  • A medical device manufacturer in an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to whistleblower allegations of accounting irregularities

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • California


  • JD, Northwestern University School of Law, 2014
    magna cum laude
  • BA in Political Science & Environmental Studies, Washington University in St. Louis, 2010

Languages Spoken

  • English