Cotton Bayou Marina, Inc. v. BP, PLC et al

Filing 61

Joinder in MOTION re 55 MOTION to Dismiss. (Brooks, William)

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Cotton Bayou Marina, Inc. v. BP, PLC et al Doc. 61 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION COTTON BAYOU MARINA, INC, d/b/a TACKY JACK'S RESTAURANT, Plaintiff, v. BP plc; et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO. 1:10-cv-00243-WS-C ) ) ) ) JOINDER IN MOTION TO DISMISS Pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 12(b)(1) and 12(b)(6), defendant BP plc ("BP") moves the Court to dismiss the Complaint and each and every count and claim therein alleged against BP. As grounds for this motion, BP adopts, joins in and incorporates by reference the Motion to Dismiss (Doc. 55) and Memorandum of Law (Doc. 56) filed on July 6, 2010, by defendants BP America Inc. and BP Products North America Inc. WHEREFORE, BP respectfully requests that the Court enter an order dismissing Plaintiffs' complaint and each and every count and claim therein alleged against BP. s/ William H. Brooks John M. Johnson (JOHNJ7318) Adam K. Peck (PECKA0851) William H. Brooks (BROOW3330) Marchello D. Gray (GRAYM6384) LIGHTFOOT, FRANKLIN & WHITE, L.L.C. 400 North 20th Street Birmingham, Alabama 35203 Telephone: (205) 581-0700 Facsimile: (205) 581-0799 Attorneys for Defendant BP plc . OF COUNSEL: Richard C. Godfrey, P.C. John T. Hickey, Jr., P.C. J. Andrew Langan, P.C. Wendy L. Bloom KIRKLAND & ELLIS, LLP 300 North Lasalle Street Chicago, IL 60654 Telephone: (312) 862-2000 Facsimile: (312) 862-2200 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on this 26th day of July, 2010, I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system, which will send notification of such filing to: Jere L. Beasley, Esq. Rhon E. Jones, Esq. David B. Byrne , III, Esq. John E. Tomlinson, Esq. Christopher D. Boutwell, Esq. Joseph P. Miller, Esq. Anna Brantley Fry, Esq. BEASLEY, ALLEN, CROW, METHVIN, PORTIS & MILES, P.C. P.O. Box 4160 Montgomery, AL 36103 John N. Leach, Esq. Joseph P. H. Babington, Esq. Russell C. Buffkin. Esq. HELMSING, LEACH, HERLONG, NEWMAN & ROUSE, P.C. Post Office Box 2767 Mobile AL 36652 Donald E. Godwin, Esq. Bruce W. Bowman, Jr., Esq. Jenny L. Martinez, Esq. Floyd R. Hartley, Jr., Esq. Gavin E. Hill, Esq. GODWIN RONQUILLO, P.C. 1201 Elm Street, Suite 1700 Dallas, TX 75270 Robert Alan York, Esq. GODWIN RONQUILLO, P.C. 1331 Lamar, Suite 1665 4 Houston Center Houston, TX 77010 A. Danner Frazer , Jr., Esq. Robert J. Mullican, Esq. FRAZER, GREENE, UPCHURCH & BAKER, LLC P. O. Box 1686 Mobile, AL 36633 David J. Beck, Esq. BECK, REDDEN & SECREST, LLP One Houston Center 1221 McKinney St., Ste 4500 Houston, TX 77010 Blane H. Crutchfield, Esq. Douglas L. McCoy, Esq. HAND ARENDALL, L.L.C. P. O. Box 123 Mobile, AL 36601 s/ William H. Brooks Of Counsel 3

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