Molly F. McCartney

T 513.651.6736
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Molly is an associate with the business combinations and capital transactions group and the privacy and data security team in Frost Brown Todd’s Cincinnati office. Molly focuses her practice in the areas of corporate law and data privacy.

In her corporate law practice, Molly advises clients on a broad range of transactional issues, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, general business planning, entity selection and formation, and corporate contract negotiation, review and drafting, and other general corporate and commercial matters. She has assisted both buyers and sellers in acquisitions and divestitures involving various industries and has represented institutional investors in the private equity arena.  

Molly’s privacy and data security practice focuses on federal and state data privacy and information security laws and EU privacy laws. Her experience includes counseling on a variety of matters related to consumer privacy, including counseling clients on privacy compliance and best practices under the California Consumer Privacy Act, the General Data Protection Regulation, the ePrivacy directive, and other emerging privacy laws and regulations, drafting privacy policies, and negotiating and drafting data protection agreements and addendums.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law
      Manuscripts Editor, 2016-2017
      Staff Member, 2015-2016

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association

Non-FBT Publications and Events

The United States’ Perspective on Data Protection in Financial Technology (Fintech), Insurance, and Medical Services, 44 N. Ky. L. Rev. 13 (2017)

Caught in the Web of Stare Decisis: Why the Supreme Court’s Holding in Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc., Was Wrongly Decided, 16 Wake Forest J. Bus. & Intell. Prop. L. 491 (2016)

Other Contact Info


Gerlon Smith
T 513.651.6918