As Patton Boggs Seeks New Merger, Chevron Suit Looms

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 9:05 PM EST) -- Potential fraud liability facing Patton Boggs LLP in Chevron Corp.'s ongoing battle over a multibillion-dollar judgment in Ecuador, coupled with the firm’s falling revenues, will continue to pose major roadblocks as the firm looks for new merger partners, experts told Law360.

The question of how Chevron's allegations of fraud behind a $19 billion pollution judgment — the judgment was cut in half last year by an Ecuador court — will affect Patton Boggs' search for a merger partner, rose again in recent days when the firm...
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