U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

National Postal Mail Handlers Union v. United States Postal Service
(No. 13-CV-01577, October 16)
Assigned to Judge Robert Wilkins. Postal Act. Attorney for plaintiffs: Bruce Lerner, Bredhoff & Kaiser, Washington.

Hirani v. Avis Rent A Car System LLC
(No. 13-CV-01579, October 16)
Assigned to Judge Royce Lamberth. Civil rights. Attorney for plaintiff: Reed Colfax, Relman, Dane & Colfax, Washington.

The Shoshone-Bannock Tribes of the Fort Hall Reservation v. Sebelius
(No. 13-CV-01602, October 18)
Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. Breach of contract. Attorney for plaintiff: James Glaze, Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Endreson & Perry, Washington.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Inc. v. U.S. Department of Agriculture
(No. 13-CV-01609, October 21)
Assigned to Judge Amy Berman Jackson. Administrative Procedure Act. Attorneys for plaintiff: Delcianna Winders and Jared Goodman, PETA Foundation, Washington.

Securities and Exchange Commission v. Diebold Inc.
(No. 13-CV-01609, October 22)
Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. Securities Exchange Act. Attorney for plaintiff: Devon Brown, SEC.

National Shopmen Pension Fund v. Solvay Iron Works Inc.
(No. 13-CV-01618, October 22)
Assigned to Judge Rosemary Collyer. ERISA: Employment retirement. Attorney for plaintiff: Marc Rifkind, Slevin & Hart, Washington.

U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN GREENBELT, MD.

Smith v. FMS Investment Corp.
(No. 13-CV-03098, October 18)
Assigned to Judge J. Frederick Motz. Fair Debt Collection Act. Attorney for plaintiff: Sergei Lemberg, Lemberg & Associates, Stamford, Conn.

Air Cool Inc. v. Johnson Controls Inc.
(No. 13-CV-03111, October 21)
Assigned to Judge J. Frederick Motz. Contract. Demand: $499,000. Attorney for plaintiff: Evangelos Sidou, Evangelos D. Sidou LLC, Towson, Md. Attorney for defendant: Renita Collins, Weinstock, Friedman & Friedman, Baltimore.

Wolchick v. Beach Boys Pizza Management LLC
(No. 13-CV-03116, October 21)
Assigned to Judge Peter Messitte. Job discrimination. Demand: $300,000. Attorneys for plaintiff: Alan Lescht, Susan Kruger, Rani Rolston and Constance Travanty, Alan Lescht & Associates, Washington.

Bradley v. Heritage Healthcare Inc.
(No. 13-CV-03148, October 24)
Assigned to Judge J. Frederick Motz. Medical malpractice. Attorney for plaintiff: Kevin McCarthy, McCarthy & Winkelman, Lanham, Md.

Trustees of the National Asbestos Workers Medical Fund v. TJS Welding Inc.
(No. 13-CV-03149, October 23)
Assigned to Judge Roger Titus. ERISA: Employment retirement. Attorney for plaintiff: Charles Gilligan, O’Donoghue & O’Donoghue, Washington.

Roofers Edge Inc. v. Coakley & Williams Construction Inc.
(No. 13-CV-03153, October 24)
Assigned to Judge J. Frederick Motz. Contract. Demand: $246,000. Attorney for plaintiff: Nicole Campbell, Huddles Jones Sorteberg & Dachille, Columbia, Md.

U.S. DISTRICT COURT IN ALEXANDRIA, VA.

Capefirst Funding LLC v. AJJ Distributing LLC
(No. 13-CV-01290, October 16)
Assigned to Judge T.S. Ellis III. Contract. Demand: $212,000. Attorney for plaintiff: Jeffery Martin Jr., Henry & O’Donnell, Alexandria, Va.

Jennings v. Experian Information Solutions Inc.
(No. 13-CV-01295, October 16)
Assigned to Judge T.S. Ellis III. Fair Credit Reporting Act. Attorney for plaintiff: A. Hugo Blankingship III, Blankingship & Christiano, Reston, Va.

Zhang v. Promontory Interfinancial Network LLC
(No. 13-CV-01309, October 17)
Assigned to Judge Liam O’Grady. Job discrimination. Attorney for plaintiff: Mitchell Batt, Sullivan, Talbott & Batt, Rockville, Md.