Maureen E. “Molly” Brady is a Ph.D. in Law candidate at Yale. Her major areas of interest include property law, urban legal studies, Am
erican legal history, land use, local government law and intellectual property law. She holds an A.B. in History from Harvard College and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was the two-time recipient of the Parker Prize for legal history scholarship and was awarded the Quintin Johnstone Prize in Real Property Law, the Jewell Prize (for an outstanding contribution to a secondary Yale Law School journal), and the Cullen Prize (for the best paper written by a first-year student). During law school, she served as co-editor-in-chief of the Yale Journal of Law and Technology and was a Coker Fellow in Contract Law.
Prior to returning to Yale, Brady served as a clerk to Judge Bruce M. Selya on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. A member of the Massachusetts Bar, she practiced at Ropes & Gray in Boston as a corporate associate focusing on intellectual property transactions.