Molly M. Daily
Molly Daily is of counsel practicing in the Labor and Employment practice section and has extensive experience in a wide variety of employment litigation matters including age, sex, race and religious discrimination claims; wage and hour class actions; WISHA appeals; and noncompetition agreements. She is also experienced in drafting and reviewing employee handbooks, conducting investigations and advising employers on employment law issues.
Before Joining Stoel Rives, Molly was a law clerk for the Honorable Fred Van Sickle at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington (1998-2000).
- Successfully represented the employer in Roe v. TeleTech, in which the Washington Supreme Court determined that Washington's medical marijuana statute did not create a cause of action for discipline based on an employee's use of medical marijuana.
- Obtained summary judgment in federal district court on behalf of employer in a post-September 11 religious discrimination case and successfully defended the district court's order on appeal to the Ninth Circuit.
- Successfully defended employer in a trial involving claims of sex and family status discrimination, retaliation, and sexual harassment.
Professional Honors & Activities
- Listed among Rising Stars (Employment and Labor) by Washington Super Lawyers®, 2006-2012
- Former Board Member, American Red Cross Serving King & Kitsap Counties
- Panelist, "Medical Marijuana, Prescription Drugs and I-502," The Seminar Group Labor and Employment Seminar, Aug. 2013
- "Medical Marijuana and Prescription Drugs," The Seminar Group Labor and Employment Seminar (seminar co-chair), Aug. 2012
- "Can You Avoid Employment Problems By Having No Employees?," WAACO, May 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012
- "But I Have A Card: Medical Marijuana Laws and the Workplace," Association of Washington Cities Expo, Sept. 2011
- "Termination Without Tears," Stoel Rives LLP Breakfast Seminar Series, Oct. 2008
- Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1998, cum laude
Managing Editor, Alaska Law Review
- University of Washington, B.A., 1995, cum laude
Phi Beta Kappa
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- U.S. District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of Washington
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit