No. 14-MD-2543 (JMF).

80 F.Supp.3d 521 (2015)


United States District Court, S.D. New York.

Signed January 15, 2015.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert Hilliard , Hilliard Munoz Gonzales LLP, Corpus Christi, TX, for General Motors LLC Ignition Switch Litigation.

Andrew Baker Bloomer , Leonid Feller , Richard Cartier Godfrey , Robert Burkart Ellis , Allan Pixton , Barry E. Fields , Catherine L. Fitzpatrick , Renee Deborah Smith , Wendy L. Bloom , Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Chicago, IL, Anne M. Talcott , Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt, PC, Portland, OR, Arthur Jay Steinberg , Scott Ian Davidson, King & Spalding LLP, Lisa Verna Lecointe , Kirkland & Ellis LLP, New York, NY, Benjamin Houston Joyce , James B. Hood , Robert H. Hood, Jr. , Hood Law Firm, Laurie K. Miller , Thomas J. Hurney, Jr. , Jackson Kelly PLLC, Johnnie E. Brown , Pullin Fowler Flanagan Brown & Poe, Charleston, WV, Carey E. Olson , Jeffrey Alan Daxe , Robert Donald Ingram, Ryan M. Ingram , Moore Ingram Johnson & Steele, LLP, Marietta, GA, Christopher William Keegan , Kirkland & Ellis LLP, San Francisco, CA, Cristin Fitzgerald Bordelon , Jerry L. Saporito , Leake & Andersson, LLP, New Orleans, LA, Darin T. Beffa , Jeffrey S. Sinek , Kirkland and Ellis LLP, Los Angeles, CA, Darrell Lee Barger , Hartline Dacus Barger Dreyer LLP, Corpus Christi, TX, David L. Balser , Lawrence A. Slovensky , Stephen B. Devereaux , King & Spalding, LLP, Atlanta, GA, Edward L. Ripley , Eric Michael English , King & Spalding LLP, Houston, TX, Francis J. Grey , Ricci Tyrrell Johnson & Grey, Philadelphia, PA, Jeffrey J. Cox , Kyle H. Dreyer , Giovanna Tarantino Bingham , Pryce Godfrey Tucker , Wendy D. May , Hartline, Dacus, Barger, Dreyer & Kern, LLP, Dallas, TX, John Randolph Bibb, Jr. , Ryan N. Clark , Whitney H. Kimerling , Lewis, Thomason, King, Krieg & Waldrop, P.C., Nashville, TN, Kara MacCartie Stewart , Linsey W. West , Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, Ashley Willis Ward , J. Clarke Keller , Stites & Harbison PLLC, Lexington, KY, Lawrence J. Murphy , Honigman, Miller, Detroit, MI, Mark W. Skanes , The Rose Law Firm, PLLC, Albany, NY, Rodney E. Loomer , Sherry A. Rozell , Turner, Reid, Duncan, Loomer & Patton, Springfield, MO, Stanley Weiner , Jones Day, Cleveland, OH, Thomas M. Klein , Bowman & Brooke LLP, Phoenix, AZ, William L. Kirk, Jr. , Rumberger Kirk & Caldwell, Orlando, FL, Michael T. Navigato , Theodore L. Kuzniar , William F. Bochte , Bochte, Kuzniar & Navigato, LLP, St. Charles, IL, Melissa M. Merlin , Michele R. Sowers , Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP, St. Louis, MO, for Defendants.


Less than one year ago, General Motors LLC ("New GM") announced the first of what would be become many recalls of its vehicles based on an ignition switch defect. Shortly after the first recall, New GM retained the law firm Jenner & Block LLP ("Jenner") and its chairperson, Anton Valukas...

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