Patton Boggs Slams Chevron Over Fraud Claims In $19B Fight

Law360, New York (June 20, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT) -- Patton Boggs LLP blasted Chevron Corp. on Tuesday for fraud counterclaims it has mounted over the firm's role in a disputed $19 billion Amazon pollution judgment, calling the move a cynical attempt to draw it into the oil giant's bitter New York racketeering lawsuit.

The firm asked a New York federal court to reject Chevron's accusations that it conspired with a group of indigenous Ecuadoreans to cover up the extent to which the unprecedented judgment was purportedly secured through corruption and bribery, saying those claims are...
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Case Title

Chevron Corporation v. Donziger et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-00691

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

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Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

February 1, 2011


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PATTON BOGGS LLP v. CHEVRON CORPORATION


Case Number

1:12-cv-09176

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

December 18, 2012

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