Leigh Schachter

Leigh Schachter is an Associate General Counsel for Verizon Communications in Basking Ridge, NJ.

His practice covers all aspects of general civil litigation, with a particular focus on class action, arbitration and false claims act cases; he also is responsible for appellate and legal policy issues and serves on two advisory committees for the National Chamber Litigation Center and as Verizon’s representative to the US Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform. Mr. Schachter has been with the Verizon companies since 2003. Before that, he was an associate with Debevoise & Plimpton in New York. He received his JD from Yale Law School in 1993, where he was a senior editor of the Yale Law Journal. He received his BA from Yeshiva University in 1990.