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Attorney Donziger sued by ex-counsel for nonpayment: ‘the well is dry’

Date: Dec 17, 2020

Andrew Frisch, the former lead defense attorney of Steven Donziger, the American lawyer who sued Chevron Corp over pollution in the Ecuadorian rainforest and is now facing a trial for criminal contempt, sued his ex-client for breach of contract in New York state court on Wednesday.

Frisch in a lawsuit against Donziger in New York County Supreme Court seeks $350,000 in relief from his former client for “professional services” whose underlying contract Frisch claims has been breached, according to a summons.

Frisch represented Donziger in a federal criminal contempt case.

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