Bonsitu Kitaba is a Staff Attorney who joined the ACLU of Michigan in October of 2016. In that role, she is responsible for developing and litigating cutting-edge, high impact cases on a wide range of civil liberties issues as well as engaging in non-litigation advocacy and outreach.
Bonsitu has a law degree from Wayne State University Law School and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Toronto. Prior to working at the ACLU, Bonsitu was a litigation associate at Dykema Gossett PLLC in Detroit where she litigated a wide range of commercial disputes. During law school, she was a student in the Civil Rights and Civil Liberties legal clinic taught by Michael Steinberg, the ACLU of Michigan Legal Director. She also served as an intern for Hon. Nancy G. Edmunds of the Eastern District of Michigan, the Sugar Law Center, and King and Capital Law Firm in Beijing, China.