DEFENSE FILES WITNESS LIST–Update with Links

February 23, 2005 11:19 pm by Gene Borio

PDF FILE: Defense Witness List

The tobacco defendants posted their witness list Wednesday evening, along with the order in which they expect to call them. The Joint Defense maintained its right to change the order should Judge Kessler grant the DOJ’s request to change its witness list (pending a decision on its request concerning allowed remedies).

Alan Schechter, Bennett LeBow, Jerry Whidby, Martin L. Orlowsky and Susan Ivey will be re-called, this time for the Defense. Philip Morris USA CEO Michael E. Szymanczyk will also be called.

The Defense posted the Written Direct Examinations of their first 2 witnesses on the notoriously prickly and expensive Pacer website: RJR Research and Development Department head David E. Townsend and BATCo Senior Scientific Advisor Dr. Michael Dixon . Actually Dr. Townsend’s testimony was so bulky it exceeded the megabytes permissible for ECF (Electronic Case Filing). It may only be perused in the Court Clerk’s Office weekdays between 9 am and 4 pm. We will post Dr. Dixon’s testimony shortly.

Also, DOJ posted 2 Written Direct Testimonies on its website: Dr. Ira Ockene and American Legacy Foundation chief Cheryl Healton. They will be called next week.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Plaintiff,

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC.,

f/k/a PHILIP MORRIS INC., et al.,

Defendants.

Civil Action No. v. : 99-2496 (GK)

Next Scheduled Court Appearance: Trial (Ongoing)

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DEFENDANTS’ ANTICIPATED ORDER OF WITNESSES FOR TRIAL

Pursuant to Order #471, ΒΆ IV.B, Defendants submit this identification of witnesses in the order in which Defendants anticipate presenting them at trial during Defendants’ case-in-chief. This identification is based upon the case as it currently stands (i.e., Plaintiff will present its remaining previously identified non-disgorgement witnesses on all issues properly disclosed during discovery and pre-trial proceedings before Defendants will present their case-in-chief). If, however, the Court changes the order of proof allowed (through bifurcation or otherwise), or grants any relief to Plaintiff with respect to its last minute request to re-open discovery,1 Defendants anticipate that they may need to amend this order of proof, including recalling witnesses or identifying additional witnesses. In addition, Defendants reserve the right to supplement this order of proof with any of the witnesses previously identified by Defendants on their trial witness list on April 5, 2004.2

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1 Defendants have previously noted, and incorporate by reference herein, their objections to Plaintiff’s efforts to develop additional evidence during trial. See Defendants’ Memorandum Regarding Non-Disgorgement Remedies Pursuant to Order #875 filed February 22, 2005.

2 Defendants reserve the right to add and call Nancy Brennan Lund as a live trial witness if Defendants Altria Group, Inc. and Philip Morris USA Inc.’s Motion to Reconsider Order #600 is granted.

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The first list identifies witnesses that Defendants currently anticipate calling for live testimony in court. The list also indicates whether each witness is being called as a fact or expert witness (or both). Defendants will advise the Court and Plaintiff in the event there are changes to the anticipated order of presentation of witnesses during trial.3 Defendants also anticipate scheduling two interim summations during their case-in-chief at appropriate intervals.

Witness (Live) Fact / Expert

1. Dr. David E. Townsend Fact / Expert

2. Dr. Michael Dixon Expert

3. Dr. James A. Langenfeld Expert

4. Dr. William E. Wecker Expert

5. Dr. Edwin L. Bradley Expert

6. Dr. Michael W. Ogden Fact

7. Joseph Mulholland Fact

8. Graham A. Read Fact

9. Dr. Bernard Scott Appleton Fact

10. Dr. Harmon C. McAllister Fact

11. Dr. Dennis D. Dietz4 Fact

12. Dr. Anthony Albino4 Fact

13. Dr. Richard Carchman Fact / Expert

14. Dr. Peter P. Rowell Expert

15. Mark E. Greenwold Fact

16. Dr. Richard J. Semenik Expert

17. Victor D. Lindsley, III Fact

18. Lynn J. Beasley Fact

19. Dr. James J. Heckman Expert

20. Dr. David B. Rubin Expert

21. Dr. W. Kip Viscusi Expert

22. Alan Schechter Expert

23. Dr. Mace Beckson Expert

24. Bryan K. Stockdale Fact

25. Bennett S. LeBow4 Fact

26. Ron Bernstein4 Fact

27. Michael E. Szymanczyk Fact

28. Howard A. Willard, III Fact

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3 The order of live witnesses reflected in this document is based upon the filing of the next set of written direct examinations for Defendants’ case-in-chief on Monday, March 7, 2005. See February 23, 2005 Trial Tr. at 14193-94; 14207. If the Court orders earlier submissions, the order of witnesses will likely change.

4 These witnesses are being offered by Liggett only.

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Witness (Live) Fact / Expert

29. Dr. Jerry Whidby Fact

30. Barbro L. Goodman Fact

31. Dr. Richard Solana Fact

32. Dr. Jane Lewis Fact

33. Dr. Kenneth Podraza Fact

34. David R. Beran Fact

35. Martin L. Orlowsky Fact

36. Susan Ivey Fact

The second list identifies those witnesses who are offered by Defendants by means of prior trial or deposition testimony. In some instances, the entire set of designations and counterdesignations have already been offered during Plaintiff’s case-in-chief, in which case Defendants will simply note the prior submission of those designations and objections, as well as identify any additional exhibits that may be offered with those witnesses during Defendants’ case-inchief.

Witness (Prior)

1. Dr. Michele H. Bloch

2. Dr. Stephen Marcus

3. Dr. Patricia A. Richter

4. Thomas G. Shanks

5. Donald Shopland

6. Charles O’Keeffe

7. Dr. John Parascondola

8. Dr. Sally M. Schneider

9. Dr. Janis M. White

10. Richard H. Amacher

11. Dr. Julius B. Richmond5

12. Patrick G. Locke

13. Patrick Aylward6

14. Dr. Alan Rodgman

15. Dr. William S. Simmons

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5 Defendants anticipate filing former Surgeon General Richmond’s prior testimony with a statement regarding the purpose of this proffer.

6 Defendants are mindful that in Order #630 the Court ruled in limine that the prior testimony of these witnesses was inadmissible. Defendants intend to offer the prior testimony of these witnesses on additional grounds not addressed in Order #630.

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Witness (Prior)

16. Dr. Alexander W. Spears6

17. Dr. Edward A. Robinson7

18. Dr. Arnold T. Mosberg7

19. Dr. Christopher Proctor

20. Dr. T.C. Tso

21. Dr. Larry B. Jaycox

22. John F. Martonik

23. William A. Adams

24. Gerald H. Long

25. Kinsley Dey

26. Edward A. Horrigan, Jr.

27. Charles Kensler

28. Neil E. Mellen7

29. Nicholas G. Brookes

30. Paul Adams

31. Ulrich G.V. Herter

32. Sharon L. Blackie7

33. Lyle B. Smith

34. Stephen R. Strawsburg

35. Diane Stewart Burrows

36. Claudia Newton

37. Hugh Honeycutt

38. J. Kendrick Wells

39. John Douglas Weber

40. Donald W. Tredennick

41. Monica M. Moorefield

42. Martin Lance Reynolds7

43. Mark Morrissey

44. Carolyn G. Brinkley

45. Kenneth Olden

46. Ronald Tully

47. Dr. Roger A. Jenkins7

48. Murray G.C. Anderson

49. Paul Wessel

50. Mark Conkling4

51. Dr. David M. Burns4

52. Alison Kay Kinnard

53. Dr. Frank Marsh

54. Patricia F. Ittermann

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7 Defendants will be submitting the prior testimony of these witnesses from depositions in this case in order to reduce the amount of time required to address live witnesses in Court.

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Dated: February 23, 2005 Respectfully submitted,

/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave

Robert F. McDermott, Jr. (D.C. Bar No. 261164)

Peter J. Biersteker (D.C. Bar No. 358108)

Jonathan M. Redgrave (D.C. Bar No. 474288)

JONES DAY

51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20001-2113

Telephone: (202) 879-3939

Facsimile: (202) 626-1700

Robert C. Weber

Paul G. Crist

David B. Alden

JONES DAY

North Point

901 Lakeside Avenue

Cleveland, Ohio 44114-1190

Telephone: (216) 586-3939

Facsimile: (216) 579-0212

Attorneys for Defendant

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

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/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave for

Timothy M. Broas (D.C. Bar No. 391145)

WINSTON & STRAWN LLP

1400 L Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20005-3502

Telephone: (202) 371-5700

Dan K. Webb

Thomas J. Frederick

WINSTON & STRAWN LLP

35 West Wacker Drive

Chicago, Illinois 60601-9703

Telephone: (312) 558-6700

Theodore V. Wells, Jr. (D.C. Bar No. 468934)

James L. Brochin (D.C. Bar No. 455456)

PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON &

GARRISON LLP

1285 Avenue of the Americas

New York, New York 10019-6064

Telephone: (212) 373-3000

Attorneys for Defendants

Philip Morris USA Inc.

(f/k/a Philip Morris Incorporated) and

Altria Group, Inc.

(f/k/a/ Philip Morris Companies Inc.)

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/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave for

Kenneth N. Bass (D.C. Bar No. 386070)

KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP

655 15th Street, N.W., Suite 1200

Washington, D.C. 20005

Telephone: (202) 879-5000

David M. Bernick

Stephen R. Patton

KIRKLAND & ELLIS LLP

200 East Randolph Drive, Suite 5900

Chicago, Illinois 60601

Telephone: (312) 861-2000

Attorneys for Defendant

Brown & Williamson Holdings, Inc.

/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave for

J. William Newbold

Michael B. Minton

Richard P. Cassetta (D.C. Bar No. 457781)

THOMPSON COBURN LLP

One US Bank Plaza, Suite 3500

St. Louis, Missouri 63101-1693

Telephone: (314) 552-6000

OF COUNSEL:

Gene E. Voigts

Richard L. Gray

SHOOK, HARDY & BACON LLP

2555 Grand Blvd.

Kansas City, Missouri 64108-2613

Telephone: (816) 474-6550

Attorneys for Defendant

Lorillard Tobacco Company

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/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave for

Bruce G. Sheffler

David L. Wallace

CHADBOURNE & PARKE LLP

30 Rockefeller Plaza, 34th Floor

New York, New York 10112-0219

Telephone: (212) 408-5100

Attorneys for Defendant

British American Tobacco (Investments)

Limited (f/k/a British-American Tobacco

Company Limited)

/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave for

J. William Newbold

Michael B. Minton

Richard P. Cassetta (D.C. Bar No. 457781)

Jason A. Wheeler

THOMPSON COBURN LLP

One US Bank Plaza, Suite 3500

St. Louis, Missouri 63101-1693

Telephone: (314) 552-6000

Steven Klugman

Steven S. Michaels

DEBEVOISE & PLIMPTON LLP

919 Third Avenue

New York, New York 10022

Telephone: (212) 909-6000

Attorneys for Defendant

The Council for Tobacco Research-U.S.A., Inc.

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/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave for

James A. Goold

COVINGTON & BURLING

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20004-2401

Telephone: (202) 662-6000

Attorneys for Defendant

The Tobacco Institute, Inc.

/s/ Jonathan M. Redgrave for

Aaron H. Marks

Leonard A. Feiwus

Nancy E. Straub

KASOWITZ, BENSON, TORRES

& FRIEDMAN LLP

1633 Broadway

New York, New York 10019-6799

Telephone: (212) 506-1700

Attorneys for Defendant

Liggett Group Inc.

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