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Steven Donziger

May 29, 2014

Ecuador #AskEcuador How Much It Paid Chevron Protestors, Twitter? –

How much money does it take to perpetuate the Chevron Ecuador fraud? Well, let’s ask Ecuador or in Twitter lingo #AskEcuador! Of course, Ecuador President Rafael Correa will yell at you, but let’s #AskEcuador anyway! Read more >>

May 28, 2014

How the Mighty Mouths Have Fallen – National Review

Even 60 Minutes has done a mea culpa for its 2009 hit piece on Chevron, now rightly collecting scalps over a concocted and failed left-wing scheme to fleece the oil giant via bogus charges of polluting rainforests in Ecuador. With a recent federal court ruling that the scheme’s mastermind, leftist trial lawyer Steven Donziger, had blatantly violated RICO anti-racketeering statutes, you’d think all the far-flung parties to this debacle (which have included hedge funds and the likes of D.C. lobbying firm Patton Boggs) would have headed for the tall grass. Read more >>

May 22, 2014

Chevron Oil Pollution Case Could Destroy a Major Corporate Law Firm Merger – Bloomberg Businessweek

Donziger’s accusing anyone else of unethical conduct seems ironic. Read more >>

May 13, 2014

Chevron Takes Aim at Consultants in New Ecuador Discovery Fight – The Litigation Daily

Chevron Corporation has never lacked for targets in its crusade against claims that it fouled Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest. On Friday the oil giant’s wrath fell on the highly pedigreed litigation consulting company H5, which it hopes to milk for information against yet another Chevron foe—the Gibraltar-based billionaire Russell DeLeon. Read more >>

May 12, 2014

Ecuador’s environment damages case against Chevron receives another blow in U.S. – The Globe and Mail

The move by Patton Boggs comes after a scathing U.S. District Court ruling in March which said that the Ecuadorean judgment was obtained by “corrupt means.” The District Court decision also found that a New York lawyer who spearheaded the case for the plaintiffs, Steven Donziger, and others had engaged in bribery, fraud and racketeering. Read more >>

May 7, 2014

Patton Boggs Pays Chevron $15 Million To Rid Itself Of Donziger – Forbes

Chevron claimed another high-profile scalp today as the Washington law firm Patton Boggs agreed to pay $15 million and granted Chevron extraordinary rights to question two of its partners in a settlement of litigation over a $9.5 billion environmental judgment against the oil giant in Ecuador. Read more >>

April 28, 2014

Chevron wins a round in U.S. suit against lawyer in Ecuador case – Reuters

But in Friday’s order, Kaplan said Donziger’s arguments for a stay were largely “without merit.” Donziger’s “claims of irreparable injury rest on a pastiche of unsupported assertions, contradictions of undisputed evidence and fertile imagination,” Kaplan’s opinion said. Read more >>

April 25, 2014

Chevron Foe Denied Stay of Verdict Whacking Him for Ecuador ‘Fraud’ – Courthouse News Service

MANHATTAN (CN) – A federal judge showed no patience Friday for the lawyer whom he blasted last month for using …

April 16, 2014

USA Today – Chevron, Dole cases expose legal corruption:

Last month, a federal court in Manhattan found that a U.S. plaintiffs’ lawyer had masterminded a multibillion dollar fraud and extortion scheme against Chevron in Ecuador. Three days later, a California appellate court affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit against Dole as a “fraud on the court” perpetrated by U.S. and Nicaraguan plaintiffs’ lawyers. These rulings are welcome news not only for the companies involved, but also to anyone who cares about justice and the reliability of our legal system. Read more >>

April 16, 2014

Law360 – Donziger Owes Atty Fees Despite No Damages, Chevron Says

Chevron Corp. on Monday reiterated a demand for $32 million in attorneys’ fees it spent discrediting an Ecuadorian court’s $9.5 billion pollution judgment, contending that its victory on racketeering claims against opposing attorney Steven Donziger triggers a fee award automatically. Read more >>

April 11, 2014

Washington Times – Environmental firm cited in Chevron fraud case got federal contracts

A federal judge in New York last month issued an order barring Mr. Donziger and the Ecuadorean villagers he represented from collecting in the United States on a $9 billion judgment by an Ecuadorean court against the oil giant, saying the verdict was the result of “egregious fraud.” Read more >>

April 9, 2014
Protesters in Ecuador - Ecuador political news

Top 5 Ways Donziger’s Team Is Trying to Distract From the RICO Judgment

Having been found by a U.S. Federal Court to have violated federal racketeering laws, Steven Donziger and his supporters are …