Patton Boggs Partner Must Testify in $19B Chevron RICO Suit

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge Tuesday ordered a Patton Boggs LLP partner to give a deposition in a dispute over a $19.2 billion Ecuadorean pollution judgment against Chevron Corp. and refused to limit it to subjects related to documents he ordered the firm to turn over.

U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan rejected Patton Boggs' request to quash the subpoena Chevron served upon James E. Tyrrell Jr., the national chair of the firm's toxic tort and product liability practice groups, saying his testimony is needed in Chevron's...
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