Meet Our Deal Professionals

Neil Higgins joined Locust Walk as Managing Director of Financing in 2019. Prior to joining Locust Walk, Neil spent nearly 20 years in equity sales and equity sales management positions at Bank of America, Piper Jaffray, and Jefferies.  

Neil brings extensive experience in crossover, IPO and follow-on financings, particularly in the biopharma sector, as well as considerable expertise in private company marketing. Prior to his career on the sell-side, Neil practiced as a corporate attorney at two major law firms in Boston and was a law clerk to the Federal District Court in Massachusetts.   

Neil earned his undergraduate degree in History, summa cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame and his JD from the University of Virginia School of Law. Neil lives in Boston with his wife, Nathalie, and their son, Liam. In his spare time Neil enjoys music, traveling, and historical studies.  

Neil is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a registered representative with FINRA, holding his Series 7, 63, and 24 licenses.