UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
July 27, 2009
SKILSTAF, INC., ON BEHALF OF ITSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED, PLAINTIFF,
CVS CAREMARK, CORP.; LONGS DRUG STORE CORPORATION; THE KROGER CO.; NEW ALBERTSON'S, INC.; RITE AID CORPORATION; SAFEWAY, INC.; SUPERVALU, INC.; WALGREEN CO.; AND WAL-MART STORES, INC. DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Susan Illston
REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF WITHDRAWAL AND SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT WAL-MART STORES, INC. AND [PROPOSED] ORDER
Complaint Filed: June 5, 2009
Pursuant to Civil L.R. 11-5, defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. hereby provides notice to all parties, and requests that the Court approve the substitution of Steven H. Frankel of the law firm of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP as its attorney of record in place of Sonya D. Winner, Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., and Bryanne J. Schmitt of the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP, who withdraw as counsel of record for defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. I am duly admitted to practice in this District pursuant to Civil L.R. 11-1.
Dated: July 23, 2009
SONNENSCHEIN NATH & ROSENTHAL LLP Steven H. Frankel (SB# 171919) Attorneys for Defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
We consent to the above substitution.
COVINGTON & BURLING LLP Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. (SB# 172732) Sonya D. Winner (SB# 200348) Bryanne J. Schmitt (SB# 257534)
PURSUANT TO THE REQUEST, Sonya D. Winner, Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr., and Bryanne J. Schmitt of the law firm of Covington & Burling LLP are permitted to withdraw as counsel of record for defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., and Steven H. Frankel of the law firm of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal LLP shall be substituted as counsel of record for defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. All future correspondence and materials served as to defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. shall be directed only to Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, and not to Covington & Burling LLP.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Susan Illston United States District Judge
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