Graduate Named Attorney General in Kenya

Summer 2011

Githu Muigai ’86 LL.M. was recently appointed to serve as the attorney general for Kenya. Muigai is an associate professor of public law at the University of Nairobi School of Law. He also serves as a managing partner in the Kenyan law firm of Mohammed Muigai Advocates, where he specializes in commercial litigation and arbitration, as well as in constitutional and administrative law. Since 2008, Muigai has worked in the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights as the special rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intolerance.