The following cases were recently filed in the Washington-area district courts. This information is provided by the district courts' official online bulletins.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Graphic Arts Industry Joint Pension Trust v. Hotcards.com Inc.
(No. 13-CV-00929, June 20)Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. ERISA. Demand: $1.3 million. Attorney for plaintiffs: Peter Leff, O'Donnell, Schwartz & Anderson, Washington.
Xerox v. Allen Chapel AME Church
(No. 13-CV-00930, June 20)
Assigned to Judge Gladys Kessler. Diversity: breach of contract. Demand: $76,000. Attorney for plaintiff: Douglas Seitz, Offit Kurman, Owings Mills, Md.
Hancock v. Urban Outfitters Inc.
(No. 13-CV-00939, June 21)
Assigned to Judge Beryl Howell. Diver­sity: other. Attorney for plaintiffs: Scott Perry , Perry Charnoff, Arlington, Va.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN GREENBELT, MD.
TFFI Corp. v. Williams
(No. 13-CV-01809, June 20)
Assigned to Judge Alexander Williams Jr. Federal question: racketeering. Attorney for plaintiff: Michael Lewis, The Lewis Firm, Washington.
Bobys & Associates Inc. v. Paetec Communications Inc.
(No. 13-CV-01811, June 21)
Assigned to Judge Alexander Williams Jr. Petition for removal: breach of contract. Attorney for plaintiff: Greg Friedman, Law Office of Greg Friedman, Rockville, Md. Attorneys for defendants: JoAnne Zawitoski and Christina Bolmarcich, Semmes, Bowen & Semmes, Baltimore.
McKinney v. The Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland
(No. 13-CV-01855, June 25)
Assigned to Judge Paul Grimm. Federal question: civil rights. Attorney for plaintiff: Ruth Ann Azeredo, Law Office of Ruth Ann Azeredo, Annapolis, Md.
U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN ALEXANDRIA, VA.
Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Capital One Financial Corp.
(No. 13-CV-00740, June 19)
Assigned to Judge Anthony Trenga. Patent infringement. Attorney for plaintiffs: Clayton Thompson, Feinberg Day Alberti & Thompson, Menlo Park, Calif.