Stephen Anstey is an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP. Mr. Anstey received his LL.M. from Harvard Law School and his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School. He focuses his practice on litigation and Native American affairs.

Mr. Anstey earned his LL.M. from Harvard Law School. During his studies, he wrote and researched extensively on complex litigation, property law, banking, and federal Indian law. Mr. Anstey also served as the Graduate Student Representative of the Harvard Law School chapter of the Native American Law Students Association.

Prior to receiving his LL.M., Mr. Anstey was one of approximately 20 law school graduates from around the world accepted into the Harvard Law School Graduate Program as a Visiting Researcher. While serving as a Visiting Researcher, Mr. Anstey wrote on federal Indian law, property law, contract law, and comparative international law under the sponsorship of Professor Joseph Singer. During this time, Mr. Anstey also served as the Executive Director of the Native Amicus Briefing Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering a greater understanding of federal Indian law in the federal courts as well as in the legal community at large.

While attending the University of Michigan Law School, Mr. Anstey served as the Chairman of the University of Michigan chapter of the Native American Law Students Association. He also interned for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Tribal Court where he served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Allie Greenleaf Maldonado.

Professional & Community Activities

University of Michigan Native American Law Students Association, Chair (2011-2012)

Education

  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. (2016)
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D. (2013)
  • University of Connecticut, B.A., Political Science (2010)

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia

Clerkships

  • Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians Tribal Court — Honorable Allie Greenleaf Maldonado (May-Aug 2012)

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Experience Highlights

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