Professional Biography


Jack T. Molodanof, a  business law attorney and lobbyist, has distinguished himself in the  areas of legislative, regulatory and public service. Mr. Molodanof is a  state registered lobbyist.  He is a highly respected and trusted advisor  to many local and state government officials. 



Mr.  Molodanof is president of Molodanof Government Relations, a  Sacramento-based government and political affairs firm specializing in  government relations, advocacy, community relations, and lobbying. Mr.  Molodanof is an attorney representing trade associations with  emphasizes on general business transactions and small business issues.



Prior  to establishing Molodanof Government Relations, Inc in 2008, Mr.  Molodanof was a principal and shareholder in the lobbying firm the firm  of Holloway Rasmusson & Molodanof, Inc from 2000-2008. While at  Holloway Rasmusson and Molodanof, Mr. Molodanof oversaw and directed all  lobbying efforts on behalf of its many clients. 

Prior  to Holloway Rasmusson and Molodanof, Mr. Molodanof was a senior  attorney/lobbyist with the law firm of Ochoa and Sillas between the  years of 1990-2000.  While at Ochoa and Sillas, Mr. Molodanof handled  the firm’s litigation cases and was involved in such lobbying efforts as  consumer protection, transportation,  insurance, environment, community  redevelopment, construction, local government,  water, automotive and  education issues.  

From  1987- 1990 Mr. Molodanof was an attorney with the San Jose law firm of  Hoge, Fenton, Jones & Appel.  His practice included business and  real estate litigation, corporate law, personal injury, professional  liability litigation, construction litigation and landlord/tenant actions.



Mr.  Molodanof graduated with distinction from the University of Pacific  McGeorge School of Law in 1987. His achievements in law school included  making the Dean’s List and membership in the Traynor Honor Society. He  also was the recipient of American Jurisprudence Awards for excellence  in the study of business associations and community property. Mr.  Molodanof graduated from San Jose State University in 1983 with a B.S.  in Business Administration. Mr. Molodanof has been a licensed Real  Estate Broker since 1988. 


Civic Activities

Mr.  Molodanof is a former appointee of the Sacramento County Board of  Supervisors to the Assessment Appeals Board, which hears all real  property tax disputes. He is a former Planning Commissioner and served  on the Sacramento City Planning Commission for approximately four years.  He has served as judge pro tem for the Sacramento County Small Claims  Court. Mr. Molodanof is also a member on the California Bureau of  Automotive Repair (BAR) Advisory Group which provides input to the Chief  or the BAR program.


Professional Affiliations

Mr.  Molodanof is a member of the State Bar of California and Sacramento  County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before the U.S. Court  of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, the U.S. District Court for Eastern,  Northern, Southern and Central Districts of California, the California  Supreme Court, the U.S. Tax Court and the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr.  Molodanof is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has a reputation of  excellence.