Russell M. Anello
  1. Associate

Mr. Anello is an associate in Davis Polk's Litigation Department, practicing in the Washington DC office.


  • DCA Live – named one of the “Rising Stars of Law,” 2018 

Professional History

  • Davis Polk since 2013
  • Assistant Counsel, White House, 2012-2013
  • Counselor on Oversight, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2011-2012

  • Legislative Affairs Director, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, 2010

  • Counsel, Office of Legislative Affairs, White House, 2009-2010

  • Counsel, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, 2007-2008

Articles and Books

Practice Focus

Bar Admissions

  • District of Columbia
  • State of New York


  • A.B., Government, Harvard College, 2004
    • cum laude
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 2007
    • cum laude
    • Editor, Harvard Law Review