Securities and Exchange Commission v. Nadel et al

Filing 1357

Unopposed MOTION for Michael S. Lamont to withdraw as attorney by Burton W. Wiand. (Perez, Jared)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 8:09-cv-0087-T-26TBM ARTHUR NADEL; SCOOP CAPITAL, LLC; SCOOP MANAGEMENT, INC. Defendants, SCOOP REAL ESTATE, L.P.; VALHALLA INVESTMENT PARTNERS, L.P.; VALHALLA MANAGEMENT, INC.; VICTORY IRA FUND, LTD.; VICTORY FUND, LTD.; VIKING IRA FUND, LLC; VIKING FUND, LLC; AND VIKING MANAGEMENT, LLC, Relief Defendants. ____________________________________/ UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR WITHDRAWAL OF MICHAEL S. LAMONT AS COUNSEL FOR THE RECEIVER Pursuant to Middle District of Florida Local Rule 2.03(b), this motion is being filed to request an order permitting Michael S. Lamont to withdraw as counsel of record for Burton W. Wiand, as Receiver (the “Receiver”). Mr. Lamont and several other attorneys from Wiand Guerra King P.A. (“WGK”) entered appearances in this case as counsel for the Receiver. Mr. Lamont recently left WGK for an in-house counsel position, and thus he will no longer be representing the Receiver or otherwise involved in this case. However, WGK, undersigned counsel, and other WGK lawyers will continue to represent the Receiver. Pursuant to Local Rule 2.03(b), notice of Mr. Lamont’s intent to withdraw was provided to the Receiver, as well as to counsel for the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), and ten days have lapsed since that notice was provided. Neither the Receiver nor the SEC object to the withdrawal of Mr. Lamont. WHEREFORE, the undersigned respectfully requests that this Court grant the withdrawal of Michael S. Lamont as counsel of record for the Receiver. s/Jared J. Perez Jared J. Perez Florida Bar No. 0085192 Jordan D. Maglich Florida Bar No.0086106 WIAND GUERRA KING P.A. 5505 West Gray Street Tampa, Florida 33609 Telephone: (813) 347-5100 Facsimile: (813) 347-5198 Attorneys for the Receiver, Burton W. Wiand CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I HEREBY CERTIFY that on April 3, 2018, I filed the foregoing with the Court’s CM/ECF system, which will send electronic notices of filing to counsel of record. s/Jared J. Perez Attorney 2 ______

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