Ex-Donziger Ally Says He Was Told Of Fraud In $19B Suit

Law360, New York (October 31, 2013, 7:08 PM EDT) -- A prominent Constantine Cannon LLP partner and former Steven Donziger ally took the stand Thursday in Chevron Corp.’s $19 billion New York racketeering suit to detail how he abandoned the underlying litigation after coming to believe it had been “irretrievably wounded” by fraud.

Jeffrey Shinder, a managing partner with Constantine Cannon in New York, testified how his brief stint on Donziger’s legal team was derailed after he was informed by Stratus Consulting Inc. chief Douglas Beltman — who was working with the Ecuadorean plaintiffs at the...
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