Falls v. Katmai Support Services, LLC et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge John A. Gibney, Jr., on 12/14/2014. (ccol, ) [Transferred from Virginia Eastern on 12/5/2014.]
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA
ANTHONY W. FALLS,
Civil CaseNo. 3:14cv315
KATMAI SUPPORT SERVICES, LLC,
KATMAI INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC,
KATMAI GOVERNMENT SERVICES, LLC, and
MICHAEL E. BROWN
The defendants seek to transfer this case to the United States District Court for the
District of Alaska. 28 U.S.C. § 1404(a), Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(3). The Court
finds the balance tips in favor of transfer because of the parties' attenuated connection to the
Eastern District of Virginia, and because the transfer will meet the interests of justice.
Accordingly, the Court transfers the case to the District of Alaska.
Anthony W. Falls formed ICl, Inc., a Delaware corporation, in 1987 to engage in
contracting, construction, and project management. In 2006, Falls sold his ICI shares to Cape
Fox, an Alaskan company with its principal office in Alaska. Falls signed an Employment
Agreement with Cape Fox and remained employed as CEO of ICl. Unfortunately for Falls, the
Small Business Administration later terminated ICI's participation in a business development
program. Consequently, Michael Brown,' the CEO of Cape Fox, and Katmai Support Services
("KSS") entered into a Management Services Agreement ("MSA") in November 2009. Under
' Brown was originally a defendant in this case, but Falls voluntarily dismissed him. (Dk. No.
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