The Center for Investigative Reporting
Victoria Baranetsky is general counsel at The Center for Investigative Reporting. Previously, Baranetsky was the First Look Legal Fellow for the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, a legal counsel at the Wikimedia Foundation, and served as the 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 currently, is a fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University. She is barred in California, New York and New Jersey.