6000: DEFENDANTS’ NOTICE OF APPEAL TO DC CIRCUIT COURT (1/25/13)

January 29, 2013 8:44 pm by Gene Borio

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Notice is hereby given that Defendants Altria Group, Inc., Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (individually and as successor to Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation), and Lorillard Tobacco Company hereby appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from Order #34-Remand of this Court (D.E. #5991), entered on the 27th day of November, 2012, ordering the text of corrective statements, as well as from the Memorandum Opinion (D.E. #5992) accompanying Order #34-Remand.

Dated: January 25, 2013

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

Plaintiff,

Civil Action No. 99-2496 (GK)

v.

PHILIP MORRIS USA INC., et al.,

Defendants.

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DEFENDANTS’ NOTICE OF APPEAL

Notice is hereby given that Defendants Altria Group, Inc., Philip Morris USA Inc., R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (individually and as successor to Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation), and Lorillard Tobacco Company hereby appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from Order #34-Remand of this Court (D.E. #5991), entered on the 27th day of November, 2012, ordering the text of corrective statements, as well as from the Memorandum Opinion (D.E. #5992) accompanying Order #34-Remand.

Dated: January 25, 2013

Respectfully submitted,

/s/ Miguel A. Estrada

Miguel A. Estrada (D.C. Bar No. 456289)

GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP

1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20036-5306

Telephone: (202) 955-8257

Fax: (202) 530-9016

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Beth A. Wilkinson (D.C. Bar No. 462561)

PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON &

GARRISON LLP

2001 K Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20006-1047

Telephone: (202) 223-7300

Fax: (202) 223-7420

Thomas J. Frederick

WINSTON & STRAWN LLP

35 West Wacker Drive

Chicago, Illinois 60601-9703

Telephone: (312) 558-6700

Fax: (202) 558-5700

Attorneys for Defendants

Altria Group, Inc. and Philip Morris USA Inc.

/s/ Miguel A. Estrada for

Noel J. Francisco (D.C. Bar No. 464752)

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

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

JONES DAY

51 Louisiana Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20001-2113

Telephone: (202) 879-3939

Fax: (202) 626-1700

R. Michael Leonard

WOMBLE CARLYLE SANDRIDGE &

RICE, PLLC

One West Fourth Street

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Telephone: (336) 721-3721

Fax: (336) 733-8389

Attorneys for Defendant

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company,

individually and as successor by

merger to Brown & Williamson

Tobacco Corporation

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/s/ Miguel A. Estrada for

Michael B. Minton

THOMPSON COBURN LLP

One US Bank Plaza, Suite 3500

St. Louis, Missouri 63101-1693

Telephone: (314) 552-6000

Fax: (314) 552-7597

Attorneys for Defendant

Lorillard Tobacco Company

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Clerk

Please mail copies of the above Notice of Appeal to the following at the addresses indicated:

Attorney for Plaintiff:

Daniel K. Crane Hirsch, Esq.

Trial Attorney

Consumer Protection Branch, Civil Division

United States Department of Justice

P.O. Box 386

Washington, D.C. 20004-0386

(202) 616-8242

Attorney for Public Health Intervenors:

Howard M. Crystal, Esq.

MEYER GLITZENSTEIN & CRYSTAL

1601 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

Suite 700

Washington, D.C. 20009

(202) 588-5206

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