Securities and Exchange Commission v. Spot Tech House, Ltd et al

Filing 4

ORDER Granting 2 Motion to Admit Government Attorney. Signed by Judge James C. Mahan on 4/28/2021. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - JQC)

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Case 2:21-cv-00632-JCM-DJA Document 2 Filed 04/16/21 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 KENNETH W. DONNELLY Email: donnellyk@sec.gov Telephone: (202) 551-4946 SAMANTHA M. WILLIAMS Email: williamssam@sec.gov Telephone: (202) 551-4061 MELISSA ARMSTRONG Email: armstrongme@sec.gov Tel: (202) 551-4724 (LR IA 11-3 motion for each to appear pending) Attorneys for Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street N.E. Washington, D.C. 20549-5949 12 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 13 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 14 15 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, 16 Plaintiff, 17 18 19 vs. SPOT TECH HOUSE, LTD., formerly known as, SPOT OPTION, LTD.; 21 MALHAZ PINHAS PATARKAZISHVILI, also known as PINI PETER and PINHAS PETER; 22 2:21-cv-00632 MOTION AND MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES TO PERMIT APPEARANCES OF GOVERNMENT ATTORNEYS and RAN AMIRAN, 20 AND ORDER Defendants. 23 24 25 Pursuant to LR IA 11-3, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) 26 respectfully requests that this Court permit Kenneth W. Donnelly, Samantha M. 27 Williams, and Melissa Armstrong to practice before this Court in all matters relating 28 to this case. Case 2:21-cv-00632-JCM-DJA Document 2 Filed 04/16/21 Page 2 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 1. Mr. Donnelly, Ms. Williams, and Ms. Armstrong are attorneys employed by the SEC, an agency of the federal government and the plaintiff in this case. 2. The Local Rules of Practice for the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, LR IA 11-3, provides in relevant part: Unless the court orders otherwise, any attorney who is a member in good standing of the highest court of any state, commonwealth, territory, or the District of Columbia, who is employed by the United States as an attorney and has occasion to appear in this court on behalf of the United States, is entitled to be permitted to practice before this court during the period of employment upon motion by the employing federal entity … 3. Mr. Donnelly is a member in good standing of the District of Columbia Bar (No. 462996). Ms. Williams is a member in good standing of the State of Maryland Bar (No. 0012190024). Ms. Armstrong is a member in good standing of the Texas State Bar (No. 24050234). The following contact information is provided: KENNETH W. DONNELLY Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20549-5949 Email: donnellyk@sec.gov Tel: (202) 551-4946 Fax: (202) 772-9292 SAMANTHA M. WILLIAMS Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street N.E., Washington, D.C. 20549-5949 Email: williamssam@sec.gov Tel: (202) 551-4061 Fax: (202) 772-9292 MELISSA ARMSTRONG Securities and Exchange Commission 100 F Street N.E., Washington, DC 20549 Email: armstrongme@sec.gov Tel: (202) 551-4724 Fax: (202) 772-9292 27 28 2 Case 2:21-cv-00632-JCM-DJA Document 2 Filed 04/16/21 Page 3 of 3 1 Accordingly, the Securities and Exchange Commission requests that an order 2 be issued permitting Kenneth W. Donnelly, Samantha M. Williams, and Melissa 3 Armstrong to practice before this honorable Court. 4 Dated: April 16, 2021 5 6 7 8 9 Respectfully submitted, /s/ Melissa Armstrong KENNETH W. DONNELLY SAMANTHA M. WILLIAMS MELISSA ARMSTRONG Attorneys for Plaintiff Securities and Exchange Commission 10 11 IT IS SO ORDERED: 12 13 14 15 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE DATED: April 28, 2021 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3

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