Molly Munson Cherala


University of Chicago

University of Georgia School of Law

Molly Munson Cherala joined Bertrand, Fox, Elliot, Osman & Wenzel as an associate in 2019, and she focuses her practice on civil litigation defense.


In 2013, Ms. Cherala earned a BA with honors in International Studies with a minor in Near Eastern Languages and Cultures from the University of Chicago. During her undergraduate career, she studied abroad at Hebrew University in Israel and Fundación Jose Ortega y Gasset in Spain and completed internships with the University of Chicago Crime Lab and Stroz Friedberg in Digital Forensics.


In 2018, she received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Cherala received several scholarships and was a member of Moot Court, the W. Homer Drake Jr. Georgia Bankruptcy Inn of Court, the Orr Inn of Court, and the Georgia Law Democrats. In addition, she clerked for Judge John Goger and completed internships for the East Bay Community Law Center and the Department of Justice US Trustee Program. Post-graduation, Ms. Cherala also served as a research assistant for Professor Usha Rodrigues of the University of Georgia School of Law.


Ms. Cherala has been an active member of the State Bar of California since 2019, and she is admitted to practice in the Northern District of California.