D. Victoria Baranetsky
General Counsel, The Center for Investigative Reporting
Victoria Baranetsky is general counsel at The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR). Previously, Baranetsky was the First Look Legal Fellow for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and legal counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation. Baranetsky also served as a First Amendment fellow at The New York Times.
After graduating from Harvard Law School, she received a master’s degree in philosophy from Oxford University and clerked for the Honorable Rosemary Pooler of the Second Circuit. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Columbia University, a graduate degree from Columbia Journalism School, and is a fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University.