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Docket for 11-1285
No. 11-1285
Title:
US Airways, Inc., in its Capacity as Fiduciary and Plan Administrator of the US Airways, Inc. Employee Benefits Plan, Petitioner
v.
James E. McCutchen, et al.
Docketed:April 25, 2012
Linked with 11A879
Lower Ct:United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  Case Nos.:(10-3836)
  Decision Date:November 16, 2011
  Rehearing Denied:January 4, 2012
Questions Presented

~~~Date~~~ ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Mar 14 2012 Application (11A879) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from April 3, 2012 to May 23, 2012, submitted to Justice Alito.
Mar 16 2012 Response to application from respondents James E. McCutchen, et al. filed.
Mar 17 2012 Application (11A879) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until May 3, 2012.
Apr 25 2012 Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due May 25, 2012)
May 8 2012 Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 5, 2012.
May 25 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Subrogation Professionals, et al. filed.
Jun 5 2012 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of June 21, 2012.
Jun 5 2012 Brief of respondents James E. McCutchen, et al. in opposition filed. (Distributed)
Jun 8 2012 Reply of petitioner US Airways, Inc., in its Capacity as Fiduciary and Plan Administrator of the US Airways, Inc. Employee Benefits Plan filed. (Distributed)
Jun 12 2012 Letter of June 7, 2012, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)
Jun 20 2012 Letter of June 20, 2012, from counsel for petitioner received. (Distributed)
Jun 20 2012 Letter of June 20, 2012, from counsel for respondents received. (Distributed)
Jun 25 2012 Petition GRANTED.
Jul 26 2012 The time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits is extended to and including August 29, 2012.
Jul 26 2012 The time to file respondent's brief on the merits is extended to and including October 18, 2012.
Aug 15 2012 Consent to the filing of amicus curiae briefs, in support of either party or of neither party, received from counsel for the petitioner, and counsel for the respondents.
Aug 29 2012 Joint appendix filed. (Statement of costs received.)
Aug 29 2012 Brief of petitioner US Airways, Inc., in its Capacity as Fiduciary and Plan Administrator of the US Airways, Inc. Employee Benefits Plan filed.
Sep 5 2012 Brief amicus curiae of the United States in support of neither party filed.
Sep 5 2012 Brief amici curiae of Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, et al. filed.
Sep 5 2012 Brief amicus curiae of National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans filed.
Sep 5 2012 Brief amici curiae of National Association of Subrogation Professionals, et al. filed.
Sep 5 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Health and Welfare Fund filed.
Sep 5 2012 Brief amici curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al. filed.
Sep 14 2012 SET FOR ARGUMENT ON Tuesday, November 27, 2012.
Sep 14 2012 CIRCULATED
Oct 4 2012 Record received from the U.S.C.A. for the Third Circuit is electronic. And the record from the U.S.D.C. for Western District of Pennsylvania is included in this record.
Oct 18 2012 Brief of respondents James E. McCutchen, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 18 2012 Brief amici curiae of Pennsylvania Association for Justice filed. (Distributed)
Oct 25 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed.
Oct 25 2012 Brief amici curiae of United Policyholders, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 25 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Consumer Watchdog filed. (Distributed)
Oct 25 2012 Brief amicus curiae of American Association for Justice filed. (Distributed)
Oct 25 2012 Brief amici curiae of AARP, et al. filed. (Distributed)
Oct 25 2012 Brief amici curiae of Law Professors filed. (Distributed)
Oct 25 2012 Brief amicus curiae of Michigan Association for Justice filed. (Distributed)
Nov 13 2012 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument GRANTED.
Nov 13 2012 Reply of petitioner US Airways, Inc., in its Capacity as Fiduciary and Plan Administrator of the US Airways, Inc. Employee Benefits Plan filed. (Distributed)
Nov 19 2012 Letter proposing a lodging of the U.S. Airways, Inc. Health Benefit Plan ("Plan") received from counsel for respondents. (Distributed)
Nov 26 2012 LODGING received from counsel for the respondents. (Distributed)
Nov 27 2012 Argued. For petitioner: Neal Kumar Katyal, Washington, D. C. For United States, as amicus curiae: Joseph R. Palmore, Assistant to the Solicitor General, Department of Justice, Washington, D. C. For respondents: Matthew W. H. Wessler, Washington, D. C.
Apr 16 2013 Judgment VACATED and case REMANDED. Kagan, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, and Sotomayor, JJ., joined. Scalia, J., filed a dissenting opinion, in which Roberts, C. J., and Thomas and Alito, JJ., joined.
May 20 2013 JUDGMENT ISSUED.



~~Name~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~    ~~~~~~~Address~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ~~Phone~~~
Attorneys for Petitioner:
Neal Kumar Katyal Hogan Lovells US LLP(202) 637-5528
    Counsel of Record555 Thirteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
neal.katyal@hoganlovells.com
Party name: US Airways, Inc., in its Capacity as Fiduciary and Plan Administrator of the US Airways, Inc. Employee Benefits Plan
Attorneys for Respondents:
Matthew W.H. Wessler Public Justice, P.C.(202) 797-8600
    Counsel of Record1825 K Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC  20006
mwessler@publicjustice.net
Party name: James E. McCutchen, et al.
Other:
Charles L. Becker Kline & Specter PC(215) 772-1000
1525 Locust Street
19th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  191023
charles.becker@klinespecter.com
Party name: Pennsylvania Association for Justice
 
Lisa S. Blatt Arnold & Porter LLP(202) 942-5000
555 12th Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20004
Lisa.Blatt@aporter.com
Party name: Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, et al.
 
Tybe Ann Brett 429 Forbes Ave. 17th Floor(412) 281-8400
Pittsburgh, PA  15219
tbrett@stemberfeinstein.com
Party name: United Policyholders, et al.
 
Robert Anthony Coco 9377 West Higgins Road 847-518-9800 ext. 3322
Rosemont, IL  60018
rcoco@centralstatesfunds.org
Party name: Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Health and Welfare Fund
 
William S. Consovoy Wiley Rein LLP(202) 719-7000
1776 K Street, NW
Washington, DC  20006
wconsovoy@wileyrein.com
Party name: National Association of Subrogation Professionals, et al.
 
Jonathan D. Hacker O'Melveny & Myers LLP(202) 383-5300
1625 Eye Street, N.W.
Washington, DC  20006
jhacker@omm.com
Party name: Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America, et al.
 
Robert Brown June 415 Detroit Street, 2nd Floor(734) 481-1000
Ann Arbor, MI  48104-1117
bobjune@junelaw.com
Party name: Michigan Association for Justice
 
John David Kolb Gibson & Sharps PSC(502) 214-6125
9420 Bunsen Parkway
Suite 250
Louisville, KY  40220
jdk@gibsonsharps.com
Party name: National Association of Subrogation Professionals, et al.
 
Joseph Russell Palmore Assistant to the Solicitor General
Office of the Solicitor General
Department of Justice
Washington, DC  20530
Party name: US Airways, Inc., in its Capacity as Fiduciary and Plan Administrator of the US Airways, Inc. Employee Benefits Plan v. James E. McCutchen, et al.
 
Pammela Quinn Saunders Earle Mack School of Law(215) 571-4746
Drexel University
3320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA  19104
pqs23@drexel.edu
Party name: Law Professors
 
Mary Ellen Signorille AARP Foundation Litigation(202) 434-2060
601 E. Street, NW
Washington, DC  20049
msignorille@aarp.org
Party name: AARP, et al.
 
Sally M. Tedrow O'Donoghue & O'Donoghue, LLP(202) 362-0041
4748 Wisconsin Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC  20016-0000
jmcintire@odonoghuelaw.com
Party name: National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans
 
Donald B. Verrilli Jr. Solicitor General(202) 514-2217
United States Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC  20530-0001
SupremeCtBriefs@USDOJ.gov
Party name: the United States in support of neither party
 
Jeffrey R. White Center for Constitutional Litigation PC(202) 944-2839
777 6th Street, N.W., Suite 520
Washington, DC  20001-3723
jeffrey.white@cclfirm.com
Party name: American Association for Justice
 
Brian Wolfman Institute for Public Representation(202) 662-9535
600 New Jersey Ave., NW, Suite 312
Washington, DC  20001
wolfmanb@law.georgetown.edu
Party name: Consumer Watchdog
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