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Case TitleWEISBROD MATTEIS & COPLEY PLLC v. FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00365
Date Filed2017-02-28
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffWEISBROD MATTEIS & COPLEY PLLC
Case DescriptionThe law firm of Weisbrod Matteis & Copley, representing claimants in a suit against the government concerning the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, submitted FOIA requests to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for records concerning the cleanup after Hurricane Sandy. After the agency failed to respond, the law firm filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
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2017-02-281COMPLAINT against FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4858310) filed by WEISBROD MATTEIS & COPLEY PLLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Jan. 6, 2016, FOIA request, # 2 Exhibit Feb. 9, 2016, FOIA request, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet, # 4 Summons)(Matteis, August) (Entered: 02/28/2017)
2017-02-28Case Assigned to Judge Reggie B. Walton. (md) (Entered: 03/01/2017)
2017-03-01SUMMONS Not Issued as to FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney General. (FOIA SUMMONS WERE NOT SUBMITTED AT THE TIME COMPLAINT WAS FILED) (md) (Entered: 03/01/2017)
2017-03-012REQUEST FOR SUMMONS TO ISSUE as to Federal Emergency Management Agency, Attorney General, and U.S. Attorney filed by WEISBROD MATTEIS & COPLEY PLLC. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Proposed summons to FEMA, # 2 Summons Proposed summons to Attorney General, # 3 Summons Proposed summons to U.S. Attorney)(Krauss, Matthew) (Entered: 03/01/2017)
2017-03-023SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (znmw) (Entered: 03/02/2017)
2017-03-174RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 3/6/2017. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 4/5/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certified mail delivery confirmation)(Krauss, Matthew) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
2017-03-175RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 3/6/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certified mail delivery confirmation)(Krauss, Matthew) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
2017-03-176RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY served on 3/6/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certified mail delivery confirmation)(Krauss, Matthew) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
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