Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 176

Declaration of Matthew D. McGill in Support of 174 Memorandum in Opposition of Motion for Administrative Leave to Exceed Page Limitations filed byPaul T. Katami, Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier, Jeffrey J. Zarrillo. (Related document(s) 174 ) (Olson, Theodore) (Filed on 9/10/2009)

Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al Doc. 176 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document176 Filed09/10/09 Page1 of 2 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP Theodore B. Olson, SBN 38137 tolson@gibsondunn.com Matthew D. McGill, pro hac vice Amir C. Tayrani, SBN 229609 1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 Telephone: (202) 955-8668, Facsimile: (202) 467-0539 Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., SBN 132009 tboutrous@gibsondunn.com Christopher D. Dusseault, SBN 177557 Ethan D. Dettmer, SBN 196046 Sarah E. Piepmeier, SBN 227094 Theane Evangelis Kapur, SBN 243570 Enrique A. Monagas, SBN 239087 333 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90071 Telephone: (213) 229-7804, Facsimile: (213) 229-7520 BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP David Boies, pro hac vice dboies@bsfllp.com Theodore H. Uno, SBN 248603 333 Main Street, Armonk, New York 10504 Telephone: (914) 749-8200, Facsimile: (914) 749-8300 Attorneys for Plaintiffs KRISTIN M. PERRY, SANDRA B. STIER, PAUL T. KATAMI, and JEFFREY J. ZARRILLO UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA KRISTIN M. PERRY, SANDRA B. STIER, PAUL T. KATAMI, and JEFFREY J. ZARRILLO, Plaintiffs, v. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, in his official capacity as Governor of California; EDMUND G. BROWN, JR., in his official capacity as Attorney General of California; MARK B. HORTON, in his official capacity as Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Registrar of Vital Statistics; LINETTE SCOTT, in her official capacity as Deputy Director of Health Information & Strategic Planning for the California Department of Public Health; PATRICK O'CONNELL, in his official capacity as Clerk-Recorder for the County of Alameda; and DEAN C. LOGAN, in his official capacity as Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk for the County of Los Angeles, Defendants. CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF MATTHEW D. MCGILL IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTINTERVENORS' MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE TO EXCEED PAGE LIMITATIONS 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF MATTHEW D. MCGILL Dockets.Justia.com Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document176 Filed09/10/09 Page2 of 2 1 2 3 I, Matthew D. McGill, declare as follows: 1. I am a partner at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, and I am one of the attorneys of record for Plaintiffs Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier, Paul T. Katami, and Jeffrey J. Zarrillo ("Plaintiffs") in this action. I make this declaration in support of Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendant-Intervenors Motion for Administrative Leave to Exceed Page Limitations. Doc #172. I have personal knowledge of the facts set forth herein and if called as a witness, I could and would competently testify hereto. 2. On September 9,2009, counsel for Defendant-Intervenors first contacted me to 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Gibson. Dunn 81 Crutcher LLP request our consent to the filing a 100 page motion for summary judgment. We declined the request, but offered to discuss and negotiate a reasonable page increase. Defendant-Intervenors declined to discuss or negotiate a page limit of less than 100 pages. 3. Later in the day on September 9,2009, I spoke again with Defendant-Intervenors' counsel. They informed me that they intended to file a motion for leave to exceed the page limitation and would be filing their 100 page motion for summary judgment with that filing. I offered Defendant-Intervenors additional time to file a summaryjudgment motion that conformed to the local rules, provided that the hearing date and reply brief filing date remained the same, that Plaintiffs be given extra days to oppose the motion, and that those extra days be deducted from DefendantIntervenors' time to reply. Defendant-Intervenorsdeclined the offer and reaffirmed their intention to file a 100 page dispositive motion. I declare, under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States, that these facts are true and correct and that this Declaration is executed this 10th day of September 2009 at Washington, DC. 77>$ Matthew B. McGill 1 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF MATTHEW D. MCGILL