Patton Boggs Can't Duck Subpoena In Chevron's RICO Suit

Law360, New York (August 24, 2012, 10:13 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Friday refused Patton Boggs LLP's bid to quash Chevron Corp.'s subpoena in a racketeering suit in which it claims a $19.2 billion pollution judgment against it in Ecuador was fraudulent, rejecting the firm's protests that the subpoena would require it to disclose privileged information.

In a ruling on the motion to quash the subpoena, U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan found that circumstances in the case, in which Patton Boggs is accused of conspiring with other firms and Ecuadorian environmentalists...
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