2nd Circ. Rejects Atty's Stay Effort In Chevron Battle

Law360, New York (November 15, 2010, 12:26 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court on Monday declined to stay efforts to question a lawyer for a group of Ecuadoreans in a multibillion-dollar environmental feud with Chevron Corp. over his role in sparking a criminal case against two of the energy giant's attorneys.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a brief order Monday denying lawyer Steven Donziger's request to stay the discovery pending his appeal of a lower court's ruling allowing it to move forward.

However, the court did...
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