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Steven Donziger Is Disbarred- Forbes

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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)

Today the infamous Steven Donziger was, in the words of New York’s Appellate Division, “disbarred, retroactive to the date of his July 10, 2018 suspension, and his name is stricken from the roll of attorneys and counselors-at-law in the State of New York.”

This column has exhaustively detailed the saga of Mr. Donziger’s misdeeds while representing indigenous Ecuadoreans suing Chevron Corp CVX -1%. Donziger obtained an $8.6 billion judgment against Chevron in Ecuador. Check out my site now for all the twists and turns of this case, one of the most ethically egregious cases this author has ever followed. When you’re up to speed, come on back for this, hopefully final, chapter ….

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