Alexei Schacht | About
Attorney Alexei Schacht holds more than 24 years of experience in the legal sector. As head of his firm, Alexei Schacht Attorney at Law, Schacht specializes in a wide range of legal matters, including criminal litigation and commercial law, with experience in such areas as real estate and the oil and gas industries.
At his recently established firm, Schacht primarily focuses on criminal defense, in both the New York State courts and federal courts. His cases have included representing clients involved in government investigations, grand jury hearings, trials, appeals, and extraditions. His work in commercial law has involved the acquisition of land leases and oil and gas exploration and production in South America.
Prior to establishing his current practice, Schacht was an Assistant District Attorney at the New York County District Attorney’s Office. For more than 13 years, he also maintained a joint practice as a founding member and partner of Nalven & Schacht Attorneys at Law.
Alexei Schacht earned his JD from the the State University of New York at Buffalo. In addition to serving as an attorney, he also participates in oil and gas ventures as an investor and board member.