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If Chevron outside counsel Randy Mastro of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher has any regret after the Chevron Corporation v. Donziger trial, it could only be that he didn’t request a jury. To any objective observer, the Manhattan bench trial was a rout. Virtually all of Chevron’s claims about serial deception by the lawyers who sued it in Ecuador were persuasive and corroborated. Virtually none of Chevron’s opponents’ explanations were plausible or corroborated. Their star witness, the Ecuadorian ex-judge Nicolas Zambrano, wearing a winter cap with an Angry Birds insignia, flailed on the stand at the most basic questions about the opinion he claims to have written. Chevron nemesis Steven Donziger, who is a master of public relations outside the courtroom, responded with evasions. (Click here for background on the case and links to trial coverage.)

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