Mia Higgins

CFR Staff

Mia Higgins

General Counsel

Mia Higgins is the first general counsel of the Council. In that role, she oversees the organization's legal and risk management functions. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

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