Molly Jeffcoat Moody is a transactional attorney with practice emphases in commercial transactions and complex financing. Her work includes significant representation of borrowers and lenders in commercial loans (C&I, real estate, bonds, interest rate swaps) and developers in the development, construction, and operations of complex real estate projects (apartment complexes, manufacturing facilities, shopping centers).  Molly has considerable experience with loan syndications and participations.

Molly is listed in The Best Lawyers In America and in Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business.  She was selected as a "Lawyer of the Year" in Commercial Transactions /UCC Law in 2018.

Molly currently serves as the co-practice leader of the firm's commercial lending and finance practice group.  Molly is licensed to practice law in Mississippi and Texas. Molly, along with M. Binford Williams, Jr., is co-author of Commercial Finance 701, a continuing series on commercial loans written exclusively for the Mississippi Business Journal.  The series is geared to lenders, developers, investors, and transactional attorneys.

Honors & Recognitions

  • Mississippi Business Journal’s 2019 Top 50 under 40 (Top 10 Finalist)
  • Leader in Finance (Mississippi Business Journal, 2018)
  • Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2014-22, Real Estate)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2016-17, Rising Star - Real Estate; Banking)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2016-24, Banking and Finance Law; Commercial Finance Law; Commercial Transactions/UCC Law; Project Finance Law; Real Estate Law)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® Jackson, Mississippi Lawyer of the Year (2018, Commercial Transactions /UCC Law)
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • Omicron Delta Kappa

Community & Professional

  • Leadership Madison County, 2016
  • Madison County Chamber of Commerce, Board Member (2016-2017)
  • The Mississippi Bar
  • The Texas Bar

Articles & Publications


Juris Doctor: University of Mississippi School of Law, summa cum laude, 2008

Bachelor's Degrees: English (B.A.) and Business Administration (B.B.A.), Millsaps College, magna cum laude, 2002