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Ethan Herenstein

Ethan Herenstein

Counsel, Democracy

Ethan Herenstein is counsel with the Democracy Program’s Voting Rights and Elections team. In addition to voting rights litigation and policy advocacy, Herenstein focuses on combatting the so-called independent state legislature theory.

Herenstein previously served as a law clerk to the Hon. Jed S. Rakoff of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York and worked as a fellow with the Brennan Center’s Democracy Program. Herenstein earned his JD from Stanford Law School, where he served as Senior Notes Editor of the Stanford Law Review. He also received a master’s degree in symbolic systems from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, in philosophy from Columbia University.