Monica Miller is an Attorney and Legal Working Group Leader of the Nonhuman Rights Project. She also serves as Senior Counsel at the American Humanist Association’s Appignani Humanist Legal Center. She graduated from Pitzer College in 2008 and from Columbia University in 2009 with a Masters in Public Administration for Environmental Science and Policy. She graduated cum laude from Vermont Law School in 2012. Ms. Miller was a Dean’s Fellow at Vermont Law School where she taught first-year legal writing and was a semi-finalist in the 2012 National Animal Law Moot Court Competition.
Ms. Miller has served as NhRP’s legal researcher and has helped draft memoranda for NhRP’s cases. Ms. Miller has litigated First Amendment cases in federal courts across the country and has authored several amicus briefs filed in the U.S. Supreme Court. Ms. Miller has appeared on Fox News and MSNBC, as well as local television stations and radio shows, and is regularly quoted by national and local media outlets, including Fox News, Aljazeera, USA Today, Newsweek, the Washington Post, the National Law Journal, among many others.