Donziger Still Defying Court In $9.5B Ecuador Fight: Chevron

Law360 (March 21, 2019, 9:38 PM EDT) -- Chevron Corp. told a New York federal judge Wednesday that new evidence proves attorney Steven Donziger flouted an order barring him from profiting off a fraudulent $9.5 billion judgment in an Ecuadorian environmental case, saying his “brazen” misdeeds warrant sanctions.

The energy giant argued that new documents and testimony show Donziger signed over interests in the judgment to cover personal debts, proving “beyond any conceivable doubt” that he should be sanctioned for violating U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan’s decision that the attorney and his colleagues had “ghostwritten” the Ecuadorian ruling and shouldn’t benefit from it.

“As a consequence, Donziger is in...

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