Northwestern University School
of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2010
Northwestern University, B.A., 2007
Molly H. Haunty represents individuals in all aspects of family and matrimonial law, including negotiation and preparation of prenuptial, parenting, and settlement agreements, valuation and distribution of assets, custody and other child-related matters, and in trials and appeals. Additionally, Ms. Haunty represents clients who require assisted reproduction contracts including egg donation, sperm donation, and gestational surrogacy contracts, and the review of fertility clinic contracts governing the disposition of embryos.
Prior to joining Berger Schatz, Ms. Haunty worked on a John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation grant representing indigent youth with the Children & Family Justice Center. While in law school, Ms. Haunty held Judicial Externships with the Honorable Judge Marvin Aspen and the Honorable Magistrate Judge Morton Denlow, both of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. Ms. Haunty also served as Managing Editor for the Northwestern Journal of Law & Social Policy. Outside her legal practice, Ms. Haunty is affiliated with the Hinsdale Junior Women’s Club; Hinsdale Historical Society Women’s Board; Grace Children’s Academy Board; and Hinsdale Humane Society Ambassadors.
Ms. Haunty is a member of the Illinois State Bar Association and the Chicago Bar Association. In 2015, Molly was selected by the Leading Lawyers Network for inclusion in their list of Emerging Lawyers, and named to the list of Rising Stars by Illinois Super Lawyers.
Ms. Haunty is admitted to practice in Illinois. She also has been admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.