Patton Boggs Suffers Blows In Chevron Ecuador Ruling

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 8:17 PM EST) -- The Tuesday ruling by a New York federal judge that a massive Amazon pollution verdict against Chevron Corp. was corrupted by attorney Steven Donziger and his Ecuadorean clients didn’t spare Patton Boggs LLP, which was painted as a key player in a "cleansing" campaign designed to press a $9.5 billion judgment secured through bribery, deceit and fraud.

Though the ruling in favor of Chevron has no direct legal ramifications for the firm — Patton Boggs was neither co-defendant nor counsel in Chevron Corp. v. Donziger et...
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