Plaintiff’s Original Complaint
2. Venue is proper in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas HoustonDivision. A substantial part, if not all, of the cause of action accrued or arose in the HoustonDivision of the Southern District of Texas. Defendants maintain sufficient business contactswithin the counties comprising the Houston Division. Furthermore, the Plaintiff residedwithin the Houston Division during the pertinent times in question and at least some of theevents that form the basis of this lawsuit occurred in the Houston Division.
(“plaintiff”) is a United States citizen and a resident of theCounty of Harris, State of Texas and at all pertinent times he was a resident of HarrisCounty, Texas. At all times material hereto, Plaintiff was an employee of the Defendants.4. Defendant
COUNTRYWIDE FINANCIAL CORPORATION d/b/aCOUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.
(“Countrywide”), is a New York corporationduly authorized to do business in Texas and was Plaintiff’s employer. DefendantCountrywide may be served with process through its registered agent for service of process,Prentice Hall Corporation System, 701 Brazos St., Suite 1050, Austin, TX 78701.5. Defendant
COUNTRYWIDE MORTGAGE VENTURES, LLC a/k/aCOUNTRYWIDE KB HOME LOANS
(“CWKB”), is a Delaware corporation dulyauthorized to do business in Texas and was Plaintiff’s employer. Defendant may be servedwith process through its registered agent for service of process, Corporation ServiceCompany dba CSC – Lawyers Incorporating Service Company, 701 Brazos St., Suite 1050,Austin, TX 78701.