Civil Action No. 20-cv-14243.

558 F.Supp.3d 191 (2021)

CITY OF HOBOKEN, Plaintiff, v. EXXON MOBIL CORP., et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, D. New Jersey.

Signed September 8, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Gerald Krovatin , Helen A. Nau , Krovatin Nau LLC, Newark, NJ, for Plaintiff.

Herbert Jay Stern , Joel M. Silverstein , Stern & Kilcullen, LLC, Florham Park, NJ, for Defendants Chevron Corp., Chevron U.S.A. Inc.

Kevin Harry Marino , John D. Tortorella , Marino Tortorella & Boyle, PC, Chatham, NJ, Theodore V. Wells, Jr. , Paul, Weiss , Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP, New York, NY, for Defendants Exxon Mobil Corp., Exxonmobil Oil Corporation.

Loly G. Tor , K&L Gates, LLP, Newark, NJ, for Defendants Royal Dutch SHELL PLC, Shell Oil Company.

Paul Joseph Fishman , Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, Newark, NJ, for Defendants BP P.L.C., BP America, Inc.

Dennis M. Toft , Jeffrey Scott Chiesa , Michael Kevin Plumb , Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC, West Orange, NJ, for Defendants Conocophillips, Conocophillips Company.

Anthony Pius Callaghan , Thomas R. Valen , Gibbons, PC, Sylvia-Rebecca Gutierrez , Gibbons P.C., Newark, NJ, for Defendants Phillips 66, Phillips 66 Company.

Anthony J. Zarillo, Jr. , Jeffrey Matthew Beyer , Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP, Morristown, NJ, for Defendant American Petroleum Institute.


This case is one of many similar cases recently filed throughout the United States seeking to hold oil and gas companies accountable for their role in climate change. In this matter, Plaintiff the City of Hoboken ("Plaintiff" or "Hoboken") alleges that Defendants, who are oil...

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