Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Gene C. Schaerr , Eric W. Bloom , Winston & Strawn, L.L.P., Washington, DC, Sheryl Anne Falk , John E. O'Neill , Winston & Strawn, L.L.P., Houston, TX, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
James C. Ho , Ashley E. Johnson , Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, L.L.P., Dallas, TX, for Defendant-Appellee/Intervenor-Appellee.
Before DAVIS, JONES and SMITH, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
EDITH H. JONES, Circuit Judge:
The Republic of Ecuador ("Appellant") seeks discovery from Appellees John Connor and GSI Environmental, his company, for use in a foreign arbitration against Chevron. See 28 U.S.C. § 1782. During the course of extended litigation with Ecuador, Chevron,1 an intervenor in the district court, has benefitted repeatedly by arguing against Ecuador and others that the arbitration is a "foreign or international...
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