Michelle Dubovitsky graduated summa cum laude in May 2021 from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, where she majored in International Politics. While at Georgetown, she worked as a Project Manager for Consilient, where she managed a team of industry partners innovating solutions to financial security and data privacy. She also interned as a Junior Analyst at a private U.S. intelligence firm where she completed training in FBI open-source intelligence gathering methods, and as a Research Assistant at Giant Oak where she researched the ethics of using artificial intelligence in crime prediction and risk screening.
As an undergraduate, Michelle was involved in wrongful conviction and prison reform efforts. In collaboration with two other students, she wrote and directed a documentary short film exposing the wrongful conviction of Baltimore native Arlando “Tray” Jones III, who was sentenced to life in prison for a crime he did not commit. Mr. Jones subsequently received pro bono legal representation and was released after 37 years incarcerated.
Michelle also served as an Executive Board Member of the Georgetown University Mock Trial Team as the Treasurer and was a general member of the team for four years. Additionally, she participated in the Center for Security Studies Undergraduate Scholars Program, a highly selective research program where she studied counterterrorism policy.
In her free time, Michelle enjoys filmmaking, skateboarding, and collecting vinyl. Michelle joined Kostelanetz LLP in 2021.