Atty Fights To Intervene In Suit Over $18B Chevron Deal

Law360, New York (August 12, 2011, 7:07 PM EDT) -- A lawyer who represented the Ecuadorean plaintiffs in a successful $18 billion pollution suit against Chevron Corp. on Thursday made a fresh attempt to intervene in Chevron's suit in New York federal court that claims the Ecuadorean court's judgment is unenforceable.

Chevron has accused the Ecuadorean claimants and their New York lawyer, Steven Donziger, of conspiring to wage a global extortion campaign against the company by pressuring judges and politicians in Ecuador and releasing a documentary alleging that Texaco Inc. dumped crude oil in the Amazon...
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Case Information

Case Title

Chevron Corporation v. Salazar et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Recovery/Enforcement


Lewis A. Kaplan

Date Filed

June 1, 2011

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