DC Circ. Boots Patton Boggs Row With Gibson In Chevron Case

Law360, New York (June 22, 2012, 8:36 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit rejected complaints by Patton Boggs LLP on Friday that attorneys with Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP had attempted to sabotage their efforts to represent a group of Ecuadorean plaintiffs in a sprawling international environmental contamination case against Chevron Corp.

Patton Boggs had accused Gibson Dunn of waging a smear campaign against the firm to derail its representation of the Ecuadoreans, who are looking to collect $18 billion in damages an Ecuadorean court ordered Chevron to pay as compensation for crude oil dumping in...
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