Chevron Can Subpoena Atty In Ecuador Case: 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (December 15, 2010, 8:17 PM EST) -- Chevron Corp. can proceed with a subpoena for the attorney of Ecuadorean plaintiffs who accuse the oil company of failing to clean up oil contamination in the Amazon, an appeals court ruled Wednesday.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit agreed with the district court's refusal to quash a subpoena for Steven Donziger, a New York attorney advising the Ecuadorean plaintiffs, saying that the district court did not abuse its discretion when it ruled that Chevron had the right to depose Donziger for the...
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