[Proposed] Order Adding the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Plaintiff

Date: 
Wednesday, October 29, 2003
Document Type: 
Orders - Miscellaneous
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al.    

                                   Plaintiffs,

                  v.

FIRST DATA CORPORATION,

and

CONCORD EFS, INC.,

                                   Defendants.

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CASE NUMBER: 1:03CV02169 (RMC)

[PROPOSED] ORDER ADDING THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA AS A PLAINTIFF

On October 23, 2003, the United States of America, the states of Connecticut, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York, Ohio and Texas, and the District of Columbia filed a Verified Complaint in the above-captioned matter.

On October 29, 2003, Plaintiff United States filed a Motion pursuant to Rule 21 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to add the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania as a Plaintiff to this matter. The United States' Motion includes a statement from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania expressing its desire to join this lawsuit and its willingness to adopt the plaintiffs' Verified Complaint. Defendants have no objection to this Motion.

IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is added to this matter as a Plaintiff and is deemed to have joined in the Verified Complaint previously filed in this matter.

    ___________________________
ROSEMARY M. COLLYER
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE

DATED: ___________, 2003


PARTIES TO BE NOTIFIED UPON ENTRY OF ORDER:

FOR PLAINTIFF UNITED STATES:

Craig W. Conrath, Esq.
U.S. Department of Justice
Antitrust Division
Networks & Technology Enforcement Section
600 E Street, NW Suite 9500
Washington, DC 20530

FOR PLAINTIFF STATES:

Rebecca Fisher, Esq.
Assistant Attorney General
P.O. Box 12548
Austin, TX 78711-2548

FOR COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA:

James A. Donahue, III, Esq.
Chief Deputy Attorney General
Antitrust Section
14th Floor, Strawberry Square
Harrisburg, PA 17120

FOR DEFENDANT FIRST DATA CORPORATION

Christopher Hockett, Esq.
Bingham McCutchen LLP
Three Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111

FOR DEFENDANT CONCORD EFS, INC.

Stephen R. Patton, Esq.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Aon Center
200 East Randolph Drive
Chicago, IL 60601-6636

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