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Case TitleREED SMITH LLP v. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2020cv02786
Date Filed2020-10-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffREED SMITH LLP
Case DescriptionThe law firm of Reed Smith LLP submitted a FOIA request to the FDA for records concerning a July 2020 report issued by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine on the clinical utility of compounded bioidentical hormone theory. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Reed Smith filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
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2020-10-011COMPLAINT FOR INJUNCTIVE RELIEF against FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ADCDC-7660799) filed by REED SMITH LLP. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit FOIA Request, # 2 Exhibit FOIA Request Confirmation, # 3 Exhibit July 31, 2020 E-mail, # 4 Exhibit August 4, 2020 E-mail, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons FDA, # 7 Summons Attorney General, # 8 Summons U.S. Attorney)(Segroves, James) (Entered: 10/01/2020)
2020-10-012LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by REED SMITH LLP (Segroves, James) (Entered: 10/01/2020)
2020-10-01Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (zmd) (Entered: 10/01/2020)
2020-10-013SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zmd) (Entered: 10/01/2020)
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