Donziger Faces Former Ally In $19B Chevron RICO Trial

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 7:02 PM EDT) -- Attorney Steven Donziger on Wednesday faced off against a former ally and litigation funder that in April renounced its interest in a bitterly disputed $19 billion pollution judgment, as Chevron's sprawling New York racketeering suit over that award entered its second day.

Burford Capital LLC CEO Christopher Bogart spent the day parrying questions from defense counsel over the reasons behind his company's decision to drop its stake in any eventual payout from the award and cooperate with Chevron in exchange for a release of all potential...
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