_____________________Appeal from a default judgment entered by theUnited States District Court for the Southern District ofNew York (Gardephe,
) against defendant-appellant for hisfailure to comply with court orders. We conclude that thedistrict court did not abuse its discretion in entering thedefault judgment.A
(Rita Weeks, Kevin M. Bolan,
on the brief
), McDermott Will &Emery LLP, Washington, District ofColumbia, and Boston, Massachusetts,
, Goetz Fitzpatrick LLP,New York, New York,
The Honorable Janet C. Hall, of the United StatesDistrict Court for the District of Connecticut, sitting bydesignation.