The Human Touch – Corporate Counsel
Date: Aug 18, 2014
Despite clear evidence of fraud on the part of the plaintiffs, Chevron was hit with a huge environmental judgment in Ecuador for allegedly damaging Amazon habitats. Despite appeals to courts in the United States and international forums, it looked as though Chevron would have to pay up. The company’s general counsel, R. Hewitt Pate, was determined not to let that happen.