CARRINGTON et al v. DUKE UNIVERSITY et al
Consent MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney LESLIE COOPER HARRELL by on behalf of DUKE UNIVERSITY. Responses due by 8/29/2008 (HARRELL, LESLIE)
CARRINGTON et al v. DUKE UNIVERSITY et al
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
EDWARD CARRINGTON, et al., Plaintiffs, v. DUKE UNIVERSITY, et al., Defendants. Case No. 1:08-cv-119
CONSENT MOTION TO WITHDRAW AS COUNSEL OF RECORD L. Cooper Harrell and the law firm of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP (formerly Smith Moore LLP), pursuant to Rule 83.1(e) of the Local Rules of Civil Practice of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina, hereby move the Court for an Order allowing the undersigned counsel to withdraw as counsel of record for Defendants Duke University, Richard H. Brodhead, Peter Lange, Larry Moneta, John Burness, Tallman Trask, Suzanne Wasiolek, Matthew Drummond, Aaron Graves, Robert Dean, Kate Hendricks, and Victor J. Dzau (the "Duke University Defendants"). In support of this motion, the undersigned counsel shows the following: 1. The undersigned counsel, along with attorneys J. Donald Cowan, Jr. and
Dixie T. Wells, was retained to represent the Duke University Defendants in or about February 2008.
At the time the undersigned counsel, as well as Mr. Cowan and Ms. Wells,
practiced with the law firm of Smith Moore LLP. 3. As of August 1, 2008 Mr. Cowan and Ms. Wells moved their practices
from Smith Moore LLP to the law firm of Ellis & Winters LLP. 4. Also, as of August 1, 2008 Smith Moore LLP combined with another firm
to form Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP. 5. The undersigned counsel continues to practice at Smith Moore
Leatherwood LLP. 6. The Duke University Defendants have made arrangements for Mr. Cowan
and Ms. Wells and the law firm of Ellis & Winters LLP to act as counsel of record in this matter. Accordingly, the undersigned counsel is no longer involved in this matter. 7. Representatives for the Duke University Defendants were consulted and
consented to the undersigned counsel's withdrawal as counsel of record in this matter. WHEREFORE, L. Cooper Harrell and the law firm of Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP (formerly Smith Moore LLP) respectfully request that the Consent Motion to Withdraw be granted and that he and Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP be fully discharged from representation of the Duke University Defendants in this matter and have no further responsibility with regard to this case.
Dated: August 6, 2008. SMITH MOORE LEATHERWOOD LLP /s/ L. Cooper Harrell L. Cooper Harrell, Esq. N.C. State Bar #27875 300 N. Greene Street, Suite 1400 Greensboro, North Carolina 27401 Phone: (336) 378-5362 Fax: (336) 378-5400 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on August 6, 2008, I electronically filed the foregoing Consent Motion to Withdraw as Counsel of Record with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the following: Counsel for the Plaintiffs William J. Thomas, II Email: email@example.com Charles J. Cooper David H. Thompson Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Counsel for Defendants Duke University, Richard H. Brodhead, Peter Lange, Larry Moneta, John Burness, Tallman Trask, Suzanne Wasiolek, Matthew Drummond, Aaron Graves, Robert Dean, Kate Hendricks, and Victor J. Dzau J. Donald Cowan, Jr. Dixie T. Wells Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Counsel for Defendants Duke University, Duke University Health Systems, Inc., Aaron Graves, Robert Dean, Peter Lange, John Burness, Larry Moneta, Matthew Drummond, Theresa Arico, Tara Levicy, Suzanne Wasiolek, Richard Brodhead, Tallman Trask, Kate Hendricks, Victor Dzau William F. Lee Jamie Gorelick Paul R. Q. Wolfson Jennifer O'Connor Email: William.firstname.lastname@example.org Email: Jamie.email@example.com Email: Paul.firstname.lastname@example.org Email: Jennifer.email@example.com
Counsel for Defendants Duke University Health System, Inc., Tara Levicy and Theresa Arico Dan McLamb Shirley Maring Pruitt Thomas Carlton Younger, III Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Counsel for Defendant City of Durham Reginald B. Gillespie, Jr. Email: email@example.com Counsel for Defendant Benjamin W. Himan Henry W. Sappenfield Joel Miller Craig Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Counsel for Defendant David W. Addison James B. Maxwell Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Counsel for Defendant Mark D. Gottlieb Edwin M. Speas, Jr. Eric P. Stevens Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Counsel for Defendants Steven Chalmers, Beverly Council, Ronald Hodge, Jeff Lamb, Stephen Mihaich, Michael Ripberger, Lee Russ, and Patrick Baker Patricia P. Kerner D. Martin Warf Hannah Gray Styron Email: email@example.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com Counsel for Defendant J. Wesley Covington Kenneth Kyre, Jr. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
As of the date of this filing, no attorney has made an appearance on behalf of the following Defendant. I hereby certify that I served the following Defendant by U.S. Mail: Linwood Wilson 6910 Innesbrook Way Bahama, NC 27503-9700
/s/ L. Cooper Harrell L. Cooper Harrell, Esq. N.C. State Bar #27875
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