11 Cited authorities

  1. Food Lion, Inc. v. United Food & Commercial Workers International Union

    103 F.3d 1007 (D.C. Cir. 1997)   Cited 198 times
    Finding that a defendant failed to prove good faith substantial compliance where defendant claimed that "[a]ll documents [defendant] discovered during searches of its files were produced to Food Lion by [the deadline]," but failed to search additional off-site storage boxes before the deadline despite knowing that some of them contained responsive documents
  2. Glover v. Johnson

    934 F.2d 703 (6th Cir. 1991)   Cited 142 times
    Holding that there was no abuse of discretion when a district court awarded an hourly rate higher than the median rate, when the district court “found that counsels' qualifications, experience, and skill” in the relevant practice area merited a higher rate
  3. S.E.C. v. Bilzerian

    112 F. Supp. 2d 12 (D.D.C. 2000)   Cited 42 times
    Holding the defendant in contempt because he had failed to establish that he was financially unable to comply with the court's order or that he had taken all reasonable efforts to comply with the order
  4. United States v. Latney's Funeral Home, Inc.

    41 F. Supp. 3d 24 (D.D.C. 2014)   Cited 21 times
    Holding that the party moving for a civil contempt finding “bears the initial burden of demonstrating by clear and convincing evidence that: there was a clear and unambiguous court order in place; that order required certain conduct by Defendants; and Defendants failed to comply with that order”
  5. DL v. District of Columbia

    274 F.R.D. 320 (D.D.C. 2011)   Cited 24 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Denying motion to reconsider discovery ruling under Rule 54(b)
  6. International Painters & Allied Trades Industry Pension Fund v. Zak Architectural Metal & Glass LLC

    736 F. Supp. 2d 35 (D.D.C. 2010)   Cited 15 times
    Ordering defendant-employer to show cause after failing to comply with court order requiring it to submit to pension fund audit
  7. Tracfone Wireless, Inc. v. LaMarsh

    307 F.R.D. 173 (W.D. Pa. 2015)   Cited 7 times

    For TRACFONE WIRELESS INC, Plaintiff: Aaron S. Weiss, LEAD ATTORNEY, Carlton Fields PA, Miami, FL. Memorandum Order David Stewart Cercone, United States District Judge. Petitioner, Tracfone Wireless, Inc. (" Tracfone" or " Petitioner" ) initiated this matter pursuant to Rule 45(g) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure moving for entry of an Order requiring Respondents, Holden Property Services, LLC (" Holden" ), and Patrick LaMarsh, (" LaMarsh" ) (collectively " Respondents" ) to appear before

  8. Bolger v. District of Columbia

    248 F.R.D. 339 (D.D.C. 2008)   Cited 11 times
    Refusing to assess Rule 37 sanctions directly against counsel without “firm evidence that any counsel of record intentionally violated or sought to violate a discovery order or obligation”
  9. Petties v. District of Columbia

    897 F. Supp. 626 (D.D.C. 1995)   Cited 10 times
    Noting that "sanctions imposed in civil contempt proceedings . . . ordinarily are conditional, and a person or entity held in civil contempt may avoid the sanctions by promptly complying with the court's order"
  10. Rule 37 - Failure to Make Disclosures or to Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 37   Cited 46,025 times   320 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a party may be barred from using a witness if it fails to disclose the witness
  11. Rule 45 - Subpoena

    Fed. R. Civ. P. 45   Cited 16,614 times   105 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a subpoena may command a person to attend a trial, hearing, or deposition "within 100 miles of where the person resides, is employed, or regularly transacts business in person"