Attorney Huggins spearheads Weil’s global alumni program, career exploration and transition assistance for associates and alumni, and manages various special projects and education initiatives focused on cultivating client relationships and business development.
He brings to this role over ten years’ experience as a litigation attorney, securities industry compliance officer and diversity champion within Fortune-50 large financial services institutions. Prior to working for Weil, he was a consultant for The FutureWork Institute Inc. advising business leaders of multinational corporations on the design and development of their global diversity strategies. His career also includes serving as Vice President of Compliance for the Private Investment Management Division of Lehman Brothers Inc., and managing sales practices litigation matters and regulatory investigations as Counsel in MetLife’s Law Department.
Mr. Huggins is frequently asked to present at various conferences sponsored by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, NALP, SHRM, and law student association career fairs. Mr. Huggins began his legal career as a litigation associate in the New York office of Shearman & Sterling LLP, and was a former federal law clerk to The Honorable U.W. Clemon, retired Chief Justice of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama.
Kito holds law and bachelor’s degrees from Vanderbilt University, is licensed to practice law in the federal and state courts of New York, and is a Registered Securities Investment Representative.