Details Of Alleged Atty Meddling In $19B Chevron Suit Emerge

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 6:24 PM EDT) -- Members of an environmental consulting firm that recently declared as "tainted" a key report in a $19.2 billion Amazonian pollution judgment submitted testimony Friday in Chevron’s New York racketeering suit outlining attorney Steven Donziger’s purported misconduct in securing the award.

Stratus Consulting Inc. executive vice president Douglas Beltman and managing scientist Ann Maest have disavowed their contributions to a disputed report at the heart of the litigation. They now say that during their time consulting for Donziger in the rainforests of Ecuador, they did not find...
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