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D. Chanslor Gallenstein

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D. Chanslor Gallenstein joined Kellogg Hansen as an associate in 2022.  Mr. Gallenstein has previously served as a law clerk to the Honorable John K. Bush on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Gallenstein worked as an associate for Winston & Strawn LLP in their Washington, D.C. office.

Mr. Gallenstein graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School in 2019, where he was Executive Editor of the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy as well as the Executive Articles Editor and Supervising Editor of the Harvard Journal on Legislation.  He earned his bachelor's degree in philosophy, politics, and economics from Transylvania University, graduating summa cum laude


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).


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

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