Molly R. Merritts-Ricci

Merritts Molly

Molly Merritts-Ricci counsels companies on a wide range of corporate law matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing transactions, and general corporate governance. Molly has advised clients in complex transactions across an array of industries, including technology, healthcare, commercial equipment and automotive, cybersecurity, and food service. Her practice also includes assisting entrepreneurs with existing and new business ventures. She has extensive experience drafting and negotiating limited liability company agreements, stockholder agreements, buy-sell agreements, and other key business documents.

Molly has also presented on topics such as the allocation of risk in M&A transactions, drafting and negotiating purchase agreements, and stockholder rights and transfer restrictions in stockholder agreements. Molly earned her J.D. at the University of Virginia School of Law, where she focused her coursework in the Law & Business Program, and her B.S. from the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park.


Representative Matters

  • Represented the shareholders of Dominion Electric Supply Company, Inc., and Dominion Electric Supply Company of Washington, LLC, in the sale of the companies to Border States Industries, Inc.




  • J.D. University of Virginia School of Law 2016
    • Editorial board, Virginia Law & Business Review
    • Member, Executive board, Virginia Law and Business Society
  • B.S. University of Maryland, College Park 2013
    • Robert H. Smith School of Business

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia


  • The Best Lawyers in America, Ones to Watch, 2023 – 2024