Adam J. Higgins

Senior Advisor

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

Adam Higgins began his career on Capitol Hill, including legislative work covering a variety of topics. Since leaving Capitol Hill, he has spent nearly a decade advising companies and advocating for their policy goals, with a focus on healthcare and the life sciences. Adam utilizes strong writing and communication skills to advocate for clients effectively in government relations and as he consults on public policy matters. 

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  • During the passage of the Affordable Care Act, produced a weekly update newsletter on the progress of the legislative effort in an attempt to give some insight into the process and the individuals involved. 
  • Executed client projects pertaining to policy and federal government initiatives regarding healthcare, financial services, telecommunications and energy. Focused on healthcare and ensuring patients’ access to medicine. Worked on related bills and initiatives to promote that goal. 
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Experience

  • During the passage of the Affordable Care Act, produced a weekly update newsletter on the progress of the legislative effort in an attempt to give some insight into the process and the individuals involved. 
  • Executed client projects pertaining to policy and federal government initiatives regarding healthcare, financial services, telecommunications and energy. Focused on healthcare and ensuring patients’ access to medicine. Worked on related bills and initiatives to promote that goal. 
  • Educated members of Congress and staff on the business and policy interests of clients.
  • Advocated to members of Congress and staff for various policy initiatives.
  • Has participated in campaign work for state level candidates in New Jersey as well as for congressional candidates in various areas in the Northeast.

Recognitions and Memberships

Community

  • The John Carroll Society (2010 to 2016)
  • Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle
    • Lector (2012 to 2016)
    • RCIA Sponsor (2011 to 2012)
  • St. Peter’s Catholic Church: Catechist (2015 to 2016)
  • Leonine Forum: Fellow (2015 to 2016)

Services

Prior Positions

  • Ferguson Strategies LLC: Associate (2009 to 2016)
  • Office of U.S. Congressman Mike Ferguson (R-NJ)
    • Legislative Assistant (2007 to 2008)
    • Legislative Correspondent (2007)

Admissions

  • [Not an Attorney]

Education

  • B.A., Political Science, University of Notre Dame, cum laude

Blog

In The Blogs

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Ohio Clock
The Weekly Hill Update
By Adam J. Higgins
September 10, 2018
Below is the federal policy team’s weekly preview, published each week that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • The House will continue working through appropriations bills and also plans to take up legislation to reform the Affordable...
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Ohio Clock
The Weekly Hill Update
By Adam J. Higgins
September 4, 2018
Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each week that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh begins his hearing at the Senate Judiciary Committee. • Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey faces...
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Ohio Clock
The Weekly Hill Update
By Adam J. Higgins
July 30, 2018
Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump will visit Florida and Pennsylvania to hold rallies in support of Republican Senate candidates. • The...
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Ohio Clock
The Weekly Hill Update
By Adam J. Higgins
July 23, 2018
Below is the Federal Policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday when Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump has two Midwest trips scheduled this week, while he continues to face bipartisan criticism on his...
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Ohio Clock
The Weekly Hill Update
By Adam J. Higgins
July 16, 2018
Below is the federal policy team’s weekly preview, published each Monday that Congress is in session. HEADLINES • President Donald Trump today returns from Europe after high-profile meetings with NATO leaders, British government officials...
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