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Donziger Says Seward & Kissel May Have Chevron-Related Conflicts-

The lawyer of Ecuadorean people affected by Texaco-Chevron --who have long sought compensation for pollution between the 1970s and early 1990s-- Steven Donziger, speaks during a press conference on March 19, 2014 in Quito. Earlier this month, a US judge upheld Chevron's allegations that an Ecuadoran court decision ordering it to pay $9.5 billion for oil pollution in the Amazon jungle was fraudulently obtained. Donziger announced they will appeal against this decision. AFP PHOTO / RODRIGO BUENDIA (Photo credit should read RODRIGO BUENDIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Steven Donziger, the suspended lawyer who is facing criminal contempt charges stemming from his long fight with Chevron over environmental contamination in Ecuador, has asked a federal judge to force court-appointed prosecutors at Seward & Kissel to disclose any ties their firm has to the oil giant.

Seward & Kissel lawyers Rita Glavin, Brian Maloney and Sareen Armani were appointed last August to prosecute Donziger for criminal contempt for allegedly flouting a discovery order in a lawsuit brought by Chevron. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York declined to take up the criminal contempt case, leading to the unusual appointment of private prosecutors for a public prosecution.

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