Donziger Demands Halt Of Chevron's Ecuador Pollution Win

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT) -- The attorney who secured a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian pollution judgment against Chevron Corp. that was branded as fraudulent this month asked a federal judge on Tuesday to pause an injunction against monetizing it, claiming the Second Circuit will likely reverse.

Following a bombshell ruling that found the unprecedented award was engineered through bribery, deceit and fraud, attorney Steven Donziger and two clients pressed U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan to issue a stay of his injunction divesting their interests in the underlying Ecuadorian litigation and prohibiting...
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