5 November 2007
5 November 2007 - Mayer Brown partner Evan Tager, a nationally recognized expert on punitive damages, is quoted in the National Law Journal
and on Bloomberg.com
discussing Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker
, No. 07-219, a case in which the Supreme Court will address the question of punitive damages under federal maritime law. Tager filed a friend-of-the-court brief (available here
) on behalf of various industry groups encouraging the Court to review the $2.5 billion punitive award imposed against Exxon.