Exxon Hit With $288K Tab Over Alex Oh, Paul Weiss Conduct

By Andrew Strickler (April 15, 2022, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. was hit Thursday with a six-figure sanction tied to former Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP partner Alex Oh and the elite firm's conduct during the case, including Oh falsely accusing an opposing counsel of becoming "unhinged" during a witness interview.

In the latest fallout for Oh, who resigned from a top U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission post last year after being called out in court, a D.C. federal judge characterized her actions and those of her then-firm "astonishing."

Oh and Paul Weiss were defending Exxon Mobil Corp. in an ongoing human rights case. U.S. District Judge...

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