Donziger Can't Stay Chevron Suit Pending 2nd Circ. Ruling

Law360, New York (February 18, 2014, 7:16 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday denied attorney Steven Donziger's attempt to delay Chevron Corp.'s litigation accusing him and others of engineering a $9.5 billion Ecuadorean pollution judgment against the oil giant, finding the suit can move forward before the Second Circuit resolves a key issue.

U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan said he will not stay Chevron's racketeering suit without giving explanation, according to a docket entry. Donziger argued Monday that the court lacks standing to proceed as he argued in his Jan. 22 motion...
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