Alvarez v. Emergency Site Protection, LLC et al

Western District of Texas, txwd-5:2018-cv-01298

Unopposed MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney and Substitution of Counsel by Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation.

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS SAN ANTONIO DIVISION JOSUE ALVAREZ, § Individually and on behalf of all others § similarly situated, § § Plaintiff, § § v. § CASE NO. 5:18-cv-01298-FB-ESC § GRYPHON HOLDCO, LLC, and § SANCHEZ OIL & GAS CORPORATION, § § Defendants. § DEFENDANT SANCHEZ OIL & GAS CORPORATION'S UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR WITHDRAWAL AND SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL Defendant Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation ("Sanchez") respectfully moves the Court for entry of an order allowing Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP to withdraw as counsel of record for Sanchez and allowing Haynes and Boone, LLP to substitute for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as counsel. 1. All notices and service regarding this matter should be directed to: Laura E. O'Donnell Haynes and Boone, LLP 112 East Pecan Street, Suite 1200 San Antonio, Texas 78205 Telephone: (210) 978-7421 Facsimile: (210) 554-0421 laura.odonnell@haynesboone.com 2. This substitution is not sought for purposes of delay, and no delay will result from the granting of this motion. Defendant Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation respectfully requests that the law firm of Haynes and Boone, LLP be substituted as counsel for it in this matter. 1 Dated: August 8, 2019 Respectfully submitted, HAYNES AND BOONE, LLP /s/ Laura E. O'Donnell Laura E. O'Donnell Texas State Bar No. 00797477 112 East Pecan Street, Suite 1200 San Antonio, Texas 78205 (210) 978-7421 (phone) (210) 554-0421 (facsimile) Email: laura.odonnell@haynesboone.com SUBSTITUTING ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT SANCHEZ OIL & GAS CORPORATION AKIN GUMP STRAUSS HAUER & FELD LLP /s/ Brian G. Patterson * w/permission Brian G. Patterson Texas State Bar No. 24042974 Scott L. Friedman Texas State Bar No. 24087543 1111 Louisiana, Floor 44 Houston, Texas 77002 (713) 250-2214 (phone) (713) 236-0822 (facsimile) Email: bpatterson@akingump.com Email: sfriedman@akingump.com FORMER ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT SANCHEZ OIL & GAS CORPORATION 2 CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE I hereby certify that, on August 8, 2019, counsel for Defendant Sanchez conferred with Clif Alexander, counsel for Plaintiff, and with Stephanie Gilliam, counsel for Defendant Gryphon Holdco, LLC, on this motion, and they indicated that Plaintiff and Defendant Gryphon Holdco, LLC are unopposed. /s/ Laura E. O'Donnell Laura E. O'Donnell CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE This is to certify that on August 8, 2019, I served the foregoing Defendant Sanchez Oil & Gas Corporation's Unopposed Motion for Withdrawal and Substitution of Counsel upon all parties and/or counsel of record, through the Court's CM/ECF system which will send a notice of electronic filing to counsel of record, as follows: Clif Alexander Annette Idalski Lauren E. Braddy CHAMBERLAIN, HRDLICKA, WHITE, WILLIAMS Alan Clifton Gordon & AUGHTRY Carter T. Hastings 191 Peachtree St. NE, 46th Floor ANDERSON ALEXANDER, PLLC Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1747 819 North Upper Broadway Email: annette.idalski@chamberlainlaw.com Corpus Christi, Texas 78401 Email: clif@a2xlaw.com -and- Email: lauren@a2xlaw.com Email: cgordon@a2xlaw.com Stephanie M. Gilliam Email: carter@a2xlaw.com CHAMBERLAIN, HRDLICKA, WHITE, WILLIAMS & AUGHTRY COUNSEL FOR PLAINTIFF AND THE 1200 Smith Street, Suite 1400 PUTATIVE CLASS MEMBERS Houston, Texas 77002 Email: stephanie.gilliam@Chamberlainlaw.com COUNSEL FOR DEFENDANT GRYPHON HOLDCO, LLC /s/ Laura E. O'Donnell Laura E. O'Donnell 3