Kate E. Hill
Professorial Lecturer in Law
Kate Hill is a federal prosecutor for the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit. The Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit (or “HTPU”) prosecutes cases of adult-victim sex trafficking, forced labor, and other human trafficking-related crimes. In addition to investigating and prosecuting human trafficking cases, Ms. Hill has conducted training on human trafficking for law enforcement and prosecutors across the country.
Before joining the Department of Justice, she was an Assistant District Attorney in Houston, Texas, where she handled sex trafficking and domestic violence cases. Prior to that, Ms. Hill worked in private practice in both Houston and London.
She is a graduate of the George Washington University and Harvard Law School. Ms. Hill served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Keith P. Ellison in the Southern District of Texas. Before attending law school, she was a Fulbright Scholar in Hanoi, Vietnam.