Michelle Weinbaum is an international trade and national security associate in the Washington, D.C., office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. Michelle has significant experience navigating national security reviews before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), having represented corporations, private equity, venture capital and sovereign wealth funds. She also has assisted clients in matters involving the Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA), export controls, and government contracting. In addition, Michelle has a strong background in mergers and acquisitions, securities law and general corporate matters.



Admissions & Qualifications

  • 2018District of Columbia
  • 2018New York


  • William & Mary School of Lawmagna cum laude2017
    Order of the Coif
  • Kansas State UniversityM.S.2012
  • United States Military Academy, West PointB.S.2006