Celeste Kmiotek is a staff lawyer for the Strategic Litigation Project at the Atlantic Council. The Strategic Litigation Project works on prevention and accountability efforts for atrocity crimes, human rights violations, terrorism and corruption offenses around the world.

Previously, Kmiotek worked as a legal fellow at REDRESS, where she supported victims of torture seeking justice and accountability. She focused on global targeted human rights sanctions, including training nongovernmental organizations and developing case files. She previously worked on memorial and justice initiatives for victims of Bolivian government violence. She has also worked in the Office of the International Co-Prosecutor at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia.

Kmiotek graduated from Harvard Law School with a JD and from Fordham University with a BA in English and journalism with a French minor.