Donziger Used Bogus Report To Batter Chevron, Witness Says

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 8:25 PM EDT) -- A former environmental consultant for Steven Donziger accused the attorney on Thursday of engineering a “wildly inaccurate” cost estimate to bolster his fight against Chevron Corp. in the third day of an acrimonious New York racketeering trial over a $19 billion pollution judgment.

Chevron continued to build its fraud case against Donziger through testimony from David Russell, the head of environmental consulting firm Global Environmental Operations, who prepared and later renounced a $6.1 billion pollution remediation cost estimate for the defendants that he attested was based...
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Case Information

Case Title

Chevron Corporation v. Donziger et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization


Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

February 1, 2011

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