Kyleigh Feehs

Kyleigh is the former Associate Legal Counsel at HTI. She served as the lead architect and co-author of the Federal Human Trafficking Report. In this role, she managed the data collection and analysis of federal human trafficking cases, directed the content creation for the annual Report publication, co-authored the annual Report, and briefed government leaders and other anti-trafficking stakeholders on key findings and emerging trends in efforts to federally prosecute traffickers. In addition, Kyleigh provided legal support for HTI's strategic litigation by filing amicus briefs in federal human trafficking cases on appeal and assisted HTI's prosecution work with partner countries. Prior to attending law school, Kyleigh worked for International Justice Mission, supporting the organization’s forced labor slavery and sex trafficking operations in South Asia. She has lived in India and Swaziland, where she worked with survivors and populations vulnerable to trafficking, coordinated government and law school trainings on human trafficking law, and drafted a best practices manual for prosecuting human trafficking cases in India. Kyleigh graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest School of Law. During law school, Kyleigh served with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina. Click here to download a complete bio.