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Get the latest Chevron Ecuador lawsuit news. This category covers recent 2015 lawsuit news and the latest on Steven Donziger, the attorney that used corrupt means to obtain a 2011 court verdict in Ecuador.

July 17, 2019

Suspended Ex-Attorney Steven Donziger Condemned To Pay Chevron $3.4 Million – Forbes

Today, a ruling was handed down by Judge Kaplan granting Chevron’s attorneys’ fees motion in all respects, ordering that a money judgment be entered into in favor of Chevron in the amount of $3.4 million — the full amount Chevron had sought.

July 11, 2019
Rafael Correa - president of Ecuador

Peter Foster: The ‘fraud of the century’ finally reaches the end of the line after clogging up our court system for 7 years – Financial Post

The most baseless of cases — especially if they involve the words ‘Indigenous’ and ‘environment’ — can tie up business for years.

July 9, 2019

The Canadian Version Of The Chevron Shakedown Is Officially Dead And Buried – Hot Air

When we last checked in on suspended New York City attorney Steven Donziger and his merry band of wannabe racketeers back in …

July 9, 2019

Ecuadorean Plaintiffs’ Canadian Suit Against Chevron Is Finally Dismissed – Forbes

One of the last slim reeds of hope of defenders of the $9.5 billion judgment fraudulently obtained against Chevron Corporation by adjudicated racketeer and suspended lawyer Steven Donziger and his Ecuadorean allies was in Canada. Prior Canadian court decisions had essentially gutted any possibility of collection of the Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Canada, a distinct entity. The case had, it is true, not been legally dismissed, though those of you who follow this column knew that the Canadian bell would soon toll.

June 17, 2019

Steven Donziger Of Chevron Ecuador Shares Duncan Hunter’s Problem: Avoiding Jail – Oakland News Now

Steven Donziger, the plaintiff’s lawyer in the Chevron Ecuador case that was found guilty of violating the RICO Act (Racketeer Influenced Corrupt …

June 13, 2019

Donziger Must Surrender Passport In Chevron Ecuador Fight – Law360

A New York federal judge has ordered attorney Steven Donziger to surrender his passport to pressure him to comply with court orders in a legal battle with Chevron to hand over his electronic devices.

May 28, 2019
Steven Donziger

Chevron Shakedown Lawyer Now Held In Contempt Of Court – Hot Air

It’s been a while since we checked in on Steven Donziger, the New York City attorney who was the architect of the failed Chevron Shakedown. How are things going for him these days? Well, the first item to note is that I should issue a correction to that first sentence. Donziger has reportedly been disbarred from every place where he was previously allowed to practice law. He can now represent nobody but himself, so is he still technically an attorney?

May 28, 2019
Steven Donziger Georgetown

Lago Agrio: Donziger Held In Contempt – Letters Blogatory

On May 23, Steven Donziger, the American lawyer for the Lago Ario plaintiffs, was held in contempt of court in post-judgment proceedings in New York. Chevron first moved to hold Donziger in contempt in March 2018, and it has filed a series of motions since then. I have covered the contempt issues, though not exhaustively, in several posts, which you can find by browsing through this archive.

May 25, 2019
Truths about fraudulent lawsuit against Chevron in Ecuador

Donziger Held In Contempt In $9.5B Chevron Ecuador Fight – Law 360

A New York federal court on Thursday imposed sanctions on suspended attorney Steven Donziger, who helped secure a fraudulent $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador, saying Donziger had blatantly ignored the court’s orders forbidding him from profiting from the award.

May 24, 2019

Steven Donziger, Suspended Attorney, Is Held in Contempt of Court – Forbes

I’ve detailed the civil contempt of court motion against Steven Donziger in prior columns. So it’s very pleasing to read United States District Judge Lewis Kaplan’s remarkable, 75-page, contempt of court ruling. It begins with these words: “Steven Donziger, formerly a lawyer, has led a corrupt effort to extort billions of dollars from Chevron Corporation.”

May 23, 2019

Steven Donziger, Disbarred Former Attorney, Is Held in Contempt of Court – Forbes

I’ve detailed the civil contempt of court motion against Steven Donziger in prior columns.  So it’s very pleasing to read …

April 18, 2019

Yet another court smacks down Ecuador’s attempted shakedown of Chevron – Washington Examiner

Ecuador’s corrupt, leftist regime and its grifting American lawyers keep losing and losing and losing in a long-running case that proves there is such a thing as international justice.