Dan Gerstein is a nationally recognized political writer, communications strategist, and idea man who has been writing professionally for himself and others for 25 years.
A graduate of Harvard College, Gerstein got his start in collaborative writing and thought leadership development as a speechwriter and policy advisor on Capitol Hill for U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman from his home state of Connecticut. He went on to serve as a senior advisor and communications strategist for Lieberman in his vice-presidential and presidential campaigns.
In 2004, Gerstein moved to New York to become a political communications consultant and a commentator. Known for his independent, thoughtful analysis, he’s served as a contributing columnist for Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and Politico, and appears regularly as a political analyst on Fox News, MSNBC, and CNN. In 2012, Gerstein joined the adjunct faculty of New York University’s Masters Program in Public Relations and Corporate Communications.
Since forming Gotham Ghostwriters, Gerstein, 50, has become one of the country’s top experts on the ghostwriting market and a sought-after source for industry conferences and news articles. He is also a nationally-recognized leader in the speechwriting field, co-founding the Professional Speechwriters Association.