Donziger Finances Under Scrutiny As Chevron Trial Nears

Law360, New York (October 9, 2013, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Chevron Corp. on Wednesday demanded that a New York federal court sanction attorney Steven Donziger for refusing to turn over documents in the company's racketeering suit over a $19 billion pollution award, claiming the attorney is misleading the court about his purportedly dire financial straits.

The oil giant claims Donziger's refusal to hand over certain documents on the grounds that he cannot afford to pay an accountant is a product of bad faith, arguing that the court has previously rejected his assertion that he is too...
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