Patton Boggs' $22M Chevron Bond Suit Can Still Move To NY

Law360, New York (December 17, 2012, 6:29 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday rejected Patton Boggs LLP's objection to a magistrate judge's recommendation to move to New York the firm's suit to get part of a $21.8 million bond Chevron Corp. posted for an injunction blocking an $18 billion Ecuadorean environmental judgment.

Patton Boggs, which represented the Ecuadorean plaintiffs, sought to collect on the bond for fees incurred fighting the injunction and additional damages. The firm said the recommendation by a magistrate judge would place the case before a court that has...
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