Molly Stockley is a counsel at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and a member of the firm’s Corporate Department. Since 2004, Ms. Stockley has been the Due Diligence Coordinator. In this capacity, she works closely with our partners and senior associates and oversees junior and mid-level associates on diligence projects required for large-scale M&A and private equity transactions. Ms. Stockley has participated as a panelist at “Conducting Due Diligence in M&A and Securities Offerings,” PLI (2008) and organized a conference for due diligence coordinators, as well as the annual two-day due diligence training session for the firm. In addition, Ms. Stockley represents mezzanine investors in their equity investments.

Ms. Stockley is author of “A Decade with Electronic Data Rooms,” Law360 (2013); “Managing a Results-Oriented Due Diligence Process on Behalf of a Buyer or Seller,” Conducting Due Diligence in M&A Securities Offerings (2008); co-author of “Electronic Data Rooms: How to Get the Best Deal for Your Deal,” The Deal (2006); “How to be a Savvy Electronic Data Room Consumer,” Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report (2006); and is contributing co-author of “Due Diligence in Cyberspace: The Electronic Data Room,” The Private Equity Primer: The Best of the Debevoise & Plimpton Private Equity Report (Franci J. Blassberg, 2006).

Ms. Stockley joined Debevoise in 1999.  She received her B.A. in 1984 and her J.D., with honors, in 1988 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was a research editor on the Journal of International Law and Commercial Regulation. Prior to joining Debevoise, she was an attorney and a legal writer and editor in New York and North Carolina.


  • Bard College, 1996, M.A.
  • University of North Carolina School of Law, 1988, J.D.
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1984, B.A.

Bar Admissions

  • New York