Exxon Mobil Corporation v. Office of the Attorney General
SJC-12376Argue Date: Tuesday December 5, 2017
*Summary: Attorney General; Personal Jurisdiction-- Various issues arising out of a Civil Investigative Demand by the Massachusetts Attorney General seeking documents in connection with possible violations of chapter 93A, including whether there was personal jurisdiction in Massachusetts over Exxon Mobil, a non-Massachusetts corporation.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, Cypher, Kafker, JJ.
Appellant: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Counsel for Appellant: Thomas C. Frongillo, Esquire Caroline Koo Simons, Esquire Theodore V. Wells Jr, Pro Hac Vice Attorney Justin Anderson, Pro Hac Vice Attorney Daniel E. Bolia, Pro Hac Vice Attorney Patrick J. Conlon, Pro Hac Vice Attorney Daniel Toal, Pro Hac Vice Attorney
Appellee: Office of the Attorney General
Counsel for Appellee: Melissa A. Hoffer, A.A.G. Richard A. Johnston, A.A.G. I. Andrew Goldberg, A.D.A. Christopher G. Courchesne, A.D.A. Peter C. Mulcahy, A.A.G. Seth Schofield, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Suffolk Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Heidi E. Brieger, J.
Route to SJC: Sua Sponte Transfer from Appeals Court
Amici Curiae: Former Massachusetts Attorneys General
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