Patton Boggs Accuses Gibson Of Sabotage In Chevron Case

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 10:48 PM EST) -- Patton Boggs LLP accused Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP on Monday in the D.C. Circuit of running a smear campaign to sabotage the firm's ability to represent Ecuadoreans who sued Chevron Corp. over alleged environmental contamination in the Amazon claimed to have caused cancer in residents.

After appealing the D.C. federal court's decision to dismiss the suit, Patton Boggs filed a brief accusing the rival firm and its client of making false and misleading statements to the media and threatening to disqualify Patton Boggs from representing...
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