Ex-Judge In $19B Chevron Trial Flounders Under Questioning

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 2:31 PM EST) -- A former Ecuadorean judge claimed sole authorship of the $19 billion pollution award behind Chevron Corp.'s sprawling New York racketeering lawsuit on Tuesday, but struggled to answer several questions from Chevron attorneys about factual elements of that decision.

In his first day of testimony, former judge Nicholas Zambrano faced a string of pointed questions from Chevron attorney Randy Mastro of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher aimed at demonstrating that Zambrano’s seeming lack of familiarity with certain elements of the heavily disputed judgment undermines his claim that he...
To view the full article, register now.



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

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.