Chicago Park District, The v. Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc., The et al

Filing 9

MOTION by Defendants Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc., The, Chicago Bears Stadium LLC, The to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction, MOTION by Defendants Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc., The, Chicago Bears Stadium LLC, The to stay Pending Arbitration (Fokuo, Patricia)

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Chicago Park District, The v. Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc., The et al Doc. 9 Case 1:06-cv-03957 Document 9 Filed 07/31/2006 Page 1 of 2 .IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION THE CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT, an Illinois Municipal Corporation Plaintiff, v. THE CHICAGO BEARS FOOTBALL CLUB, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, and THE CHICAGO BEARS STADIUM, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, Defendants. Case No. 06-CV-3957 Honorable Blanche M. Manning Magistrate Judge Schenkier DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS THE COMPLAINT OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, TO STAY PENDING ARBITRATION Defendants hereby move the Court, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1), to dismiss the Plaintiff's Complaint for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction over the claim for the reasons stated in the accompanying memorandum of law. In the alternative, Defendants move the Court, pursuant to 9 U.S.C. 3, to stay these proceedings pending arbitration for reasons also stated in the accompanying memorandum of law. Dated: July 31, 2006 Respectfully submitted, The Chicago Bears Football Club, Inc. and The Chicago Bears Stadium, LLC By: /s/ Patricia J. Fokuo John N. Scholnick (ARDC #3125176) Jay Williams (ARDC # 6195934) Patricia J. Fokuo (ARDC #6277431) SCHIFF HARDIN LLP 6600 Sears Tower Chicago, Illinois 60606 (312) 258-5500 (telephone) (312) 258-5600 (facsimile) Dockets.Justia.com Case 1:06-cv-03957 Document 9 Filed 07/31/2006 Page 2 of 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, Patricia J. Fokuo, an attorney, hereby certify that I have served copies of the foregoing Notice of Motion, Motion, and Memorandum In Support Of Defendants' Motion To Dismiss The Complaint Or, In The Alternative, To Stay Pending Arbitration, by electronic filing and by Federal Express, overnight delivery, to the persons listed below on this 31st day of July, 2006. Richard W. Burke George J. Lynch Aaron H. Stanton Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. 330 N. Wabash Ave., 22nd Floor Chicago, Illinois 60611-3607 Facsimile: 312-840-7900 /s/ Patricia J. Fokuo Patricia J. Fokuo CH2\ 1488335.1

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