Attorney Takes Stand in Chevron Case

19 Nov 2013   Ecuador

New York lawyer Steven Donziger was the mastermind behind a litigation team that spent more than $21.4 million to allegedly extort billions from Chevron Corp. over environmental damage claims in Ecuador’s Amazon Basin, a lawyer for the oil giant said Monday. Mr. Donziger took the stand in federal court in Manhattan to defend himself against racketeering charges brought by Chevron. Observers in the packed courtroom included […]

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