Chevron Says Ecuadorian Atty Can't Quash Subpoenas

Law360 (October 21, 2019, 7:53 PM EDT) -- Chevron has urged a New York federal court to deny an Ecuadorian lawyer’s bid to quash subpoenas seeking information on whether attorney Steven Donziger is profiting from a $9.5 billion judgment issued against the company in Ecuador.

The energy giant said Friday that Patricio Salazar’s claims did not hold up. The attorney, who is not a party to the litigation, argued on Oct. 2 he could not be subpoenaed in the U.S. because he is based in Ecuador and that much of the requested documents would be covered by attorney-client privilege. 

Chevron claimed Salazar — who represents El Frente de Defensa de...

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