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Michael Molfetta

Michael Molfetta is a renowned litigation attorney who has been practicing for almost 30 years. He has been lead counsel in more than 300 jury trials. He has represented individuals and multinational corporations in both State and Federal Court. Mr. Molfetta also has extensive experience representing clients involved in complex criminal cases and “high profile” clients.
Attorney Molfetta has represented numerous client’s, both individuals and corporations, who have been charged with crimes. Loan Fraud, SEC Violations, allegations involving the sale of securities without a license, Investor Fraud, to name a few areas.
As a criminal defense attorney he has handled over 100 “special circumstances” homicide cases where the “death penalty” was potentially being sought by the prosecution. He has appeared as a legal expert and also as a legal correspondent on every major network and was a regular on ABC’s World News Tonight, and ABC News Magazines. He was a legal analyst during the prosecution of Kobe Bryant, Michael Jackson, and Scott Peterson. He has also appeared on Larry King Live, Nancy Grace, Dateline, 20/20, and Geraldo Rivera to name a few. He has co-written several television scripts as well and was at one time represented by William Morris Endeavor Agency.
Michael Molfetta is a member of the California Bar and received his Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School in 1990. Mr. Molfetta received his B.A. from Occidental College in 1986. Mr. Molfetta played professional football in Europe prior to a 15 year career playing international rugby.

Margaret Mawhinney

Margaret’s journey in law began in 2018 at Molfetta Law, where she started as a legal associate. Her exemplary performance, coupled with her passion for legal advocacy, quickly earned her a promotion to partner in December 2023. Throughout her tenure at Molfetta Law, Margaret demonstrated an unwavering commitment to her clients and a profound understanding of both civil and criminal cases. She excelled in legal research, meticulously prepared paperwork, and expertly handled motions on numerous complex cases. Her invaluable mentor, Michael Molfetta, recognized her potential and provided her with guidance, fostering her growth as a skilled legal professional.

Margaret’s academic brilliance is highlighted by her graduation with Magna Cum Laude honors from the prestigious California Western School of Law. Her induction into The State Bar of California in November 2022 further cemented her reputation as a committed advocate for justice.

Beyond her legal achievements, Margaret Mawhinney is a partner at Invictus Sports Management, a highly-regarded agency representing male and female soccer players across the United States, Europe, and South America. Additionally, the agency manages the careers of professional baseball and volleyball players within the United States. As one of the three founding partners of Invictus Sports Management, Margaret played an integral role in establishing the agency as a prominent force in the sports industry.

Looking ahead, Margaret envisions a future of continued growth and success. Her dedication to providing exceptional legal counsel and her commitment to elevating athletes’ careers drive her to make a lasting impact in both the legal and sports management spheres.


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Rigoberto Casillas

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Ryan Porco

Client Resolution Analyst

Heather Burns

Client Resolution Analyst

Maya Escobar-Robbins

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