Kenneth R. Schachter

Kenneth R. Schachter: Attorney with Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. AV stamp icon
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Kenneth R. Schachter is Of Counsel to the Firm's Litigation Practice Group and is resident in the Firm's New York office. He has over 30 years of experience, concentrating in general business and intellectual property litigation.

Mr. Schachter has substantial trial experience representing companies and individuals in federal and state courts and before various arbitration tribunals. He has successfully represented clients in complex financial disputes in a broad range of matters. While an Assistant District Attorney, Mr. Schachter prosecuted numerous serious felonies, obtaining convictions in more than a dozen homicide trials.

Among his notable work, Mr. Schachter defended a client in a multi-million dollar preference action brought against a number of jewelry manufacturers in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court. After all of the other parties settled, Mr. Schachter's client went to trial where Mr. Schachter secured a dismissal of all claims.



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Areas of Practice (1)

  • Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(212) 500-1589  Phone
(212) 643-6500  Fax
University Attended:
Alfred University, B.S., 1971
Law School Attended:
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1974
Year of First Admission:
1975, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York; 1975, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York; 1975, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1975, New York; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court


Member,New York State Bar Association
Member,Section of Litigation, American Bar Association
Member,Section of Intellectual Property, American Bar Association

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., March 10, 1947

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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New York, New York

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