Biography

Aimen Mir served in various positions at the Department of the Treasury related to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) from 2008 through 2018, including as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security and as CFIUS Staff Chair and Director of Treasury’s Office of Investment Security.  In these capacities, he managed CFIUS operations, including coordination of all CFIUS reviews and actions.  He also played a leading role in shaping and negotiating the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act, signed into law in August 2019.  He also served a detail as Counsel in the National Security Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in 2014, where he focused on intelligence reform and cybersecurity issues.  Earlier in his career, Aimen was Counsel in the Defense, National Security, and Government Contracts practice of WilmerHale in Washington D.C.  He graduated with a law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and a master’s degree from Georgetown’s School of Foreign Service.

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