State of California et al v. Trump et al

Filing 237

MOTION to Withdraw as Counsel Henry Kantor filed by State of Oregon. Responses due by 11/12/2019. Replies due by 11/19/2019. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Kantor, Henry) (Filed on 10/29/2019) Modified on 10/30/2019 (jjbS, COURT STAFF).

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1 2 3 4 5 6 ELLEN ROSENBLUM Attorney General NICOLE DEFEVER, State Bar No.191525 Senior Assistant Attorney General Oregon Department of Justice 100 Market Street Portland, OR 942401 Telephone: (971)673-1880 Fax: (971) 673-5000 E-mail: Attorneys for Plaintiff State of Oregon 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 OAKLAND DIVISION 11 12 STATE OF CALIFORNIA et al.; Case No. 4:19-cv-00872-HSG 13 Plaintiffs, MOTION TO WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL 14 v. 15 16 17 18 Judge: Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Trial Date: None Set Action Filed: February 18, 2019 DONALD J. TRUMP, in his official capacity as President of the United States of America et al.; Defendants. 19 20 21 NOTICE OF MOTION PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Henry Kantor of the Oregon Department of Justice, 100 22 SW Market Street, Portland, Oregon 97201, shall and herby does respectfully seek leave of this 23 Court, pursuant to Local R. 11-5(a) and in compliance with Cal. R. Prof. Conduct 3-700, to 24 withdraw as counsel for Plaintiff State of Oregon. 25 MOTION TO WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL 26 Pursuant to Local R. 11-5, Henry Kantor (Movant) hereby notifies the parties and the 27 Court of his intent to withdraw as counsel pro hac vice for Plaintiff State of Oregon. Movant 28 offers the following ground for this notice and motion: 1 Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (4:19-cv-00872) 1 2 3 1. The Court granted Movant leave to appear pro hac vice in this action pursuant to its March 4, 2019 Order. 2. Movant has represented the State of Oregon as part of his employment at the 4 Oregon Department of Justice. As of October 31, 2019, Movant will no longer be employed as an 5 attorney for the Department. 6 7 8 9 10 11 3. J. Nicole DeFever, Senior Assistant Attorney General also represents the State of Oregon and continues to do so. 4. Movant’s withdrawal will not cause any prejudice or delay in this case. All parties have counsel actively representing them, and none will require any additional time to review or acclimate to the absence of Movant as counsel pro hac vice. 5. Given the insubstantial nature of this Motion, as well as the substantial burden to 12 all parties in traveling and attending a hearing on this Motion, Movant respectfully requests that 13 the Court waive oral argument. 14 6. THEREFORE, Movant Henry Kantor respectfully requests that this Court waive 15 oral argument on this Motion, grant her leave to withdraw as counsel pro hac vice in the above- 16 captioned matter, and enter an order stating that Movant has so withdrawn. 17 DATED October 29 , 2019. 18 Respectfully submitted, 19 ELLEN F. ROSENBLUM Attorney General 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 s/Henry Kantor HENRY KANTOR J. NICOLE DEFEVER SBN #191525 Senior Assistant Attorneys General Oregon Department of Justice Tel (971) 673-1880 Fax (971) 673-5000 Of Attorneys for State of Oregon 27 28 2 Motion to Withdraw as Counsel (4:19-cv-00872)

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