Kyleigh E. Feehs
Associate

1001 West Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC USA 27101

Overview

Kyleigh Feehs focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Kyleigh was Associate Legal Counsel at the Human Trafficking Institute, where she provided legal support for its strategic litigation by filing amicus briefs in federal human trafficking cases on appeal; served as a member of the Alliance to End Slavery and Trafficking (ATEST), a U.S. based coalition that advocates for anti-trafficking policies and corporate interventions to prevent and end all forms of forced labor; and assisted in the prosecution of traffickers with partner countries. Kyleigh also served as the lead architect of the Federal Human Trafficking Report. As the lead-architect, Kyleigh directed the content creation for the annual Report publication, co-authored the annual Report, and regularly briefed government leaders and other anti-trafficking stakeholders on key findings and emerging trends in efforts to hold traffickers accountable through both criminal and civil litigation.

While attending law school, Kyleigh worked with the firm as a summer associate in its Complex Commercial Litigation practice in 2015 and 2016. She served as a legal intern in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina and a summer legal intern in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit. Kyleigh also served as Symposium Editor of the Wake Forest Law Review, Chair of Honor Council, Marshall for Moot Court, and the Education Justice Project Coordinator for the Pro Bono Project. In May 2017, Kyleigh received the North Carolina Advocates for Justice Most Outstanding Advocate Award.

Prior to attending law school, Kyleigh worked for the International Justice Mission where she supported the organization’s forced labor 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 forced labor, and drafted best practices manuals for prosecuting human trafficking cases. internationally.

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Wake Forest University School of Law J.D. (2017) magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Pro Bono Honor Society, North Carolina Advocates for Justice Most Outstanding Advocate Award, Cali Awards

Wheaton College B.A. (2011) Interdisciplinary Studies: Global Justice in Contemporary Society

Admissions

North Carolina (2017)

Oklahoma (2020)

Court Admissions

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit (2018)

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit (2020)

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina (2021)

U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (2017)

U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina (2021)

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