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Article

27 May 2009

Author:
David R. Baker, San Francisco Chronicle

Charles James [Chevron Corp.'s top lawyer] defends Chevron around the world

Chevron is embroiled in a fierce, long-running court fight in Ecuador over pollution in the Amazon...Chevron also has been criticized for doing business in Burma...And last year, Chevron won a landmark lawsuit that accused the company of responsibility for the shooting of Nigerian villagers...The Chronicle spoke with [Charles] James, Chevron's general counsel and executive vice president, about the [annual shareholders'] meeting and the court cases.

Part of the following stories

Economist article on Ecuadorian indigenous' lawsuit against Chevron over health & environment: "Justice or extortion?"

Texaco/Chevron lawsuits (re Ecuador)