Exxon Employees Fight NYC Subpoena In MTBE Suit

Law360, New York (July 17, 2009, 6:22 PM EDT) -- Former and current employees of Exxon Mobil Corp. have moved to quash trial subpoenas in New York City's suit against the oil company over the gasoline additive methyl tertiary-butyl ether, contending the court can't summons non-officers living more than 100 miles away.

In the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday, lawyers for five witnesses served with subpoenas, and a sixth whom New York indicated it intends to serve, filed the motion to quash.

The witnesses are all non-officers living more...
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