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Case Titleaviation services llc et al v. Small Business Administration
DistrictNorthern District of Illinois
Case Number1:2023cv03103
Date Filed2023-05-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHonorable Rebecca R. Pallmeyer
Plaintiffaviation services llc
PlaintiffGregory J Landis
Case DescriptionAviation Services and CIG Development, LLC submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Small Business Administration for records concerning the company's application under the CARES Act. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency disclosed responsive records with redactions. Aviation Services filed an administrative appeal of the redactions. Aviation Services then submitted a FOIA request for records concerning CIG Development's CARES Act application. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency disclosed records but withheld many under Exemption 5 (privileges). Aviation Services filed an administrative appeal of that decision. After hearing nothing further from the agency concerning its appeals, Aviation Services filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantSmall Business Administration
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2023-05-171COMPLAINT filed by Gregory J Landis, CIG DEVELOPMENT LLC; Filing fee $ 402, receipt number AILNDC-20647362.(Glazer, Nicolette) (Entered: 05/17/2023)
2023-05-172CIVIL Cover Sheet (Glazer, Nicolette) (Entered: 05/17/2023)
2023-05-173ATTORNEY Appearance for Plaintiffs CIG DEVELOPMENT LLC, Gregory J Landis, aviation services llc by Nicolette Glazer (Glazer, Nicolette) (Entered: 05/17/2023)
2023-05-17CASE ASSIGNED to the Honorable Rebecca R. Pallmeyer. Designated as Magistrate Judge the Honorable M. David Weisman. Case assignment: Random assignment. (smb, ) (Entered: 05/17/2023)
2023-05-17CLERK'S NOTICE: Pursuant to Local Rule 73.1(b), a United States Magistrate Judge of this court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action. If all parties consent to have the currently assigned United States Magistrate Judge conduct all proceedings in this case, including trial, the entry of final judgment, and all post-trial proceedings, all parties must sign their names on the attached Consent To form. This consent form is eligible for filing only if executed by all parties. The parties can also express their consent to jurisdiction by a magistrate judge in any joint filing, including the Joint Initial Status Report or proposed Case Management Order. (smb, ) (Entered: 05/17/2023)
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