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Donziger Held In Contempt In $9.5B Chevron Ecuador Fight

Law360 (May 23, 2019, 6:59 PM EDT) -- A New York federal court on Thursday imposed sanctions on suspended attorney Steven Donziger, who helped secure a fraudulent $9.5 billion judgment against Chevron Corp. in Ecuador, saying Donziger had blatantly ignored the court's orders forbidding him from profiting from the award.

Lawyer Steven Donziger speaks to Huaorani women during the first day of the trial against Chevron in Lago Agrio, Ecuador, over environmental damage on Oct. 21, 2003. (AP) U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan said in an order on several motions for contempt that the evidence showed Donziger had made at least $2.3 million by selling portions of his...

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New York Southern

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Racketeer/Corrupt Organization


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February 1, 2011

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