Gallenstein  D. Chanslor

D. Chanslor Gallenstein


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2019
    • Executive Articles Editor, Harvard Journal on Legislation, 2018-2019
    • Supervising Editor, Harvard Journal on Legislation, 2017-2018
    • Executive Editor, Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 2018-2019
  • Transylvania University, B.A., summa cum laude, 2016


  • Law Clerk, Judge John K. Bush, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2019-2020


  • 2020, District of Columbia
  • 2020, New York

D. Chanslor Gallenstein represents both plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation at the trial and appellate levels and in administrative proceedings.

Chanslor joined Kellogg Hansen as an associate in 2022.  Prior to joining the firm, he served as a law clerk to the Honorable John K. Bush on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  He graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was an Executive Editor for the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy and the Executive Articles Editor for the Harvard Journal on Legislation.  Chanslor earned his undergraduate degree summa cum laude from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.  

Articles, News & Events

  • Whose Law is it Anyway? The Erie Doctrine, State Law Affidavits of Merit, and the Federal Tort Claims Act, 60 U. Louisville L. Rev. 19 (2021).
  • Tobacco Cessation Counseling: Understanding Medicaid, Medicare, and Private Insurance Coverage, with Katie Garfield, Celeste Worth, and Swopnil Sthapit-Gaines, Harvard Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation (November 2019).
  • Recovering a Family Legacy, and a World-Class Bourbon, National Review (Feb. 27, 2021).