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...
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Case Title

Chevron Corporation v. Donziger et al


Case Number

2:11-cv-00691

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization

Judge

Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

February 1, 2011

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