Civil Action No. ELH-18-2357.

388 F.Supp.3d 538 (2019)

MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, Plaintiff, v. BP P.L.C., et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, D. Maryland.

As Amended June 20, 2019.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 28 U.S.C. § 1441
Cause: 28 U.S.C. § 1441 Petition for Removal - Torts to Land
Nature of Suit: 240 Torts to Land
Source: PACER

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Andre M Davis , Elizabeth Ryan Martinez , Suzanne Sangree , Baltimore City Department Of Law, Baltimore, MD, Matthew K. Edling , Pro Hac Vice, Victor M. Sher , Pro Hac Vice, Sher Edling LLP, San Francisco, CA, for Plaintiff.

Thomas K. Prevas , Michelle Nicole Lipkowitz , Saul Ewing LLP, Craig A. Thompson , Venable LLP, Warren N. Weaver , Whiteford Taylor and Preston LLP, Lynn C, Schlie , Nelson Mullins Riley & Scaborough LLP, Mark Spencer Saudek , Gallagher Evelius and Jones LLP, Tonya Kelly Cronin , Aron U. Raskas , Jonathan Biran , Michael Alan Brown , Leianne S. McEvoy , Baltimore, MD, Daniel Toal , Pro Hac Vice, Jaren Janghorbani , Pro Hac Vice Theodore V. Wells, Jr. , Pro Hac Vice, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton and Garrison LLP, Anne Champion , Pro Hac Vice Gibson Dunn and Crutcher LLP, John F. Savarese , Pro Hac Vice, Ben M. Germana , Pro Hac Vice, Jonathan R. Siegel , Pro Hac Vice, Wachtell Lipton Rosen and Katz, James L. Stengel , Pro Hac Vice, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Shawn P. Regan , Pro Hac Vice, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, New York, NY, Brendan J. Crimmins , Pro Hac Vice, David C. Frederick , Pro Hac Vice, David K. Suska , Pro Hac Vice, Grace Knofczynski , Pro Hac Vice, James M. Webster, III , Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel and Frederick PLLC, Joshua S. Lipshutz , Pro Hac Vice Gibson Dunn and Crutcher LLP, Jonathan Chunwei Su , Latham and Watkins LLP, Robert Reznick , Pro Hac Vice, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, Kathleen Taylor Sooy , Tracy A. Roman , Crowell and Moring LLP, Perie Reiko Koyama , Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Washington, DC, Lisa S. Meyer , Pro Hac Vice, Nathan P. Eimer , Pro Hac Vice, Pamela R. Hanebutt , Pro Hac Vice, Raphael Janove , Pro Hac Vice, Eimer Stahl LLP, Chicago, IL, Elizabeth A. Kim , Pro Hac Vice, Jerome Roth , Pro Hac Vice, Munger Tolles and Olson LLP, Margaret A. Tough , Steven M. Bauer , Latham & Watkins LLP, Shannon S. Broome , Pro Hac Vice, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, San Francisco, CA, Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. , Pro Hac Vice, Gibson Dunn and Crutcher LLP, Ann M. Mortimer , Pro Hac Vice, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Los Angeles, CA, Jameson R. Jones , Pro Hac Vice, Sean C. Grimsley , Pro Hac Vice, Bartlit Beck Herman Palenchar and Scott LLP, Denver, CO, Katherine Treistman , Pro Hac Vice, Houston, TX, for Defendants.


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