Chevron Says Patton Boggs Is Dodging NY Judge In $21M Suit

Law360, New York (March 13, 2012, 4:13 PM EDT) -- Chevron Corp. asked a New Jersey federal judge Tuesday to transfer Patton Boggs LLP's suit over a $21.8 million bond Chevron posted for a since-overturned injunction blocking an $18 billion Ecuadorean environmental judgment to the New York federal court — and judge — that issued the injunction.

Chevron said that Patton Boggs was engaged in forum shopping to avoid U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who granted the injunction after the oil giant raised concerns that a class of Ecuadorean citizens might of won a verdict...
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PATTON BOGGS LLP v. CHEVRON CORPORATION


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2:12-cv-00901

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New Jersey

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Other Statutory Actions

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Esther Salas

Date Filed

February 15, 2012

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