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, 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

  • Chambers USA-America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2014-17, Real Estate)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers (2016-17, Rising Star - Real Estate; Banking)
  • The Best Lawyers in America® (2016-18, Commercial Finance Law; Commercial Transactions/UCC 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

  • Jackson Young Lawyers
  • Leadership Madison County, 2016
  • The Mississippi 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