"The Apple iPod iTunes Anti-Trust Litigation"

Filing 202

Declaration of Alreen Haeggquist in Support of 201 MOTION to Certify Class and Appoint Class Counsel filed byStacie Somers. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit 1 (French Affidavit), # 2 Exhibit Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit 3 (ZH Resume), # 4 Exhibit Exhibit 4 (MS Resume), # 5 Exhibit Exhibit 5)(Related document(s) 201 ) (Haeggquist, Alreen) (Filed on 2/25/2009)

1 ZELDES & HAEGGQUIST, LLP HELEN I. ZELDES (220051) 2 ALREEN HAEGGQUIST (221858) 655 West Broadway, Suite 1410 3 San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619/955-8218 4 Fax: 619/342-7878 helenz@zhlaw.com 5 alreenh@zhlaw.com 6 MEHRI & SKALET, PLLC STEVEN A. SKALET (admitted pro hac vice) 7 CRAIG L. BRISKIN (admitted pro hac vice) 1250 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 300 8 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: 202/822-5100 9 Fax: 202/822-4997 sskalet@findjustice.com 10 cbriskin@findjustice.com 11 Attorneys for Plaintiff Stacie Somers 12 13 14 15 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION Case No. C 07-6507 JW DECLARATION OF ALREEN HAEGGQUIST IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENT OF CLASS COUNSEL 16 THE APPLE IPOD ITUNES ANTI-TRUST ) LITIGATION, ) 17 ) This Document Relates To: ) 18 ) Somers v. Apple, Inc., Case No. C 07-6507 JW, ) 19 ) ) 20 ) 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 [REDACTED VERSION] 1 2 I, ALREEN HAEGGQUIST, declare as follows: 1. I am an attorney duly licensed to practice before this court. I am a partner with the 3 law firm of Zeldes & Haeggquist, LLP, one of the lead counsels for Plaintiff Stacie Somers 4 ("Plaintiff") in the above-entitled action. I have personal knowledge of the matters stated herein and, 5 if called upon, I could and would competently testify thereto. 6 2. I submit this declaration in support of Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification and 7 Appointment of Class Counsel. 8 3. Since the initiation of this action, Plaintiff's counsel has invested a considerable 9 amount of time gathering evidence, formulating legal theories, reviewing documents, and working 10 with an economic expert. 11 4. Plaintiff was deposed on June 17, 2008 by Apple's counsel, Bob Mittlestaedt and 12 submitted herself to considerable deposition testimony. 13 5. Plaintiff has also provided substantial discovery, including, copies of all music files 14 stored on her iPod, copies of all music files stored on both of her personal computers, copies of her 15 iTunes Store purchase history, and iTunes Store account names and passwords. 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 Exhibit 3: Exhibit 4: Exhibit 5: 6. Attached hereto are true and correct copies of the following exhibits: Affidavit of Gary L. French, Ph.D., dated February 23, 2009; Relevant Excerpts of Apple Inc.'s Annual Report (Form 10-K) (Sept. 24, 2005); Zeldes & Haeggquist, LLP Firm Resume; Mehri & Skalet PLLC Firm Resume; and S. Jobs, Thoughts on Music, Feb. 6, 2007, available at Exhibit 1: Exhibit 2: www.apple.com/hotnews/thoughtsonmusic. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California that the foregoing 25 is true and correct. Executed this 23rd day of February, 2009, at San Diego, California. 26 27 28 DECLARATION OF ALREEN HAEGGQUIST IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENT OF CLASS COUNSEL - C 07-6507 JW s/ Alreen Haeggquist ALREEN HAEGGQUIST -1- 1 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on February 23, 2009, I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk 3 of the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the e-mail 4 addresses denoted on the attached Electronic Mail Notice List, and I hereby certify that I have 5 mailed the foregoing document or paper via the United States Postal Service to the non-CM/ECF 6 participants indicated on the attached Manual Notice List. 7 I certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the 8 foregoing is true and correct. Executed on February 23, 2009. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DECLARATION OF ALREEN HAEGGQUIST IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENT OF CLASS COUNSEL - C 07-6507 JW s/ Helen I. Zeldes HELEN I. ZELDES ZELDES & HAEGGQUIST, LLP HELEN I. ZELDES ALREEN HAEGGQUIST 655 West Broadway, Suite 1410 San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619/955-8218 Fax: 619/342-7878 Email Addresses: helenz@zhlaw.com alreenh@zhlaw.com -2- 1 2 MAILING INFORMATION FOR CASE C 07-06507 3 Electronic Mail Notice List 4 The following are those who are currently on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 Manual Notice List 16 The following is the list of attorneys who are not on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case (who therefore require manual noticing). 17 Steven A. Skalet 18 Mehri & Skalet, PLLC 1250 Connecticut Avenue NW, Suite 300 19 Washington, DC 20036 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DECLARATION OF ALREEN HAEGGQUIST IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENT OF CLASS COUNSEL - C 07-6507 JW Craig L. Briskin cbriskin@findjustice.com, Pleadings@findjustice.com Alreen Haeggquist alreenh@zhlaw.com Robert Allan Mittelstaedt ramittelstaedt@jonesday.com, ybennett@jonesday.com Tracy Strong tstrong@jonesday.com, dharmon@jonesday.com Elaine Wallace rchavez@jonesday.com, ewallace@jonesday.com, clok@jonesday.com Helen I. Zeldes helenz@zhlaw.com -3- 1 MAILING INFORMATION FOR A CASE 5:05-CV-00037-JW 2 Electronic Mail Notice List 3 The following are those who are currently on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case. 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 DECLARATION OF ALREEN HAEGGQUIST IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENT OF CLASS COUNSEL - C 07-6507 JW Francis Joseph Balint, Jr fbalint@bffb.com Michael David Braun service@braunlawgroup.com Andrew S. Friedman rcreech@bffb.com,afriedman@bffb.com Roy A. Katriel rak@katriellaw.com,rk618@aol.com Thomas J. Kennedy tkennedy@murrayfrank.com Caroline Nason Mitchell cnmitchell@jonesday.com,mlandsborough@jonesday.com, ewallace@jonesday.com Robert Allan Mittelstaedt ramittelstaedt@jonesday.com,ybennett@jonesday.com Brian P Murray bmurray@rabinlaw.com Jacqueline Sailer jsailer@murrayfrank.com Adam Richard Sand , Esq invalidaddress@invalidaddress.com John J. Stoia , Jr jstoia@csgrr.com Tracy Strong tstrong@jonesday.com,dharmon@jonesday.com Bonny E. Sweeney bonnys@csgrr.com,tturner@csgrr.com,E_file_sd@csgrr.com Helen I. Zeldes helenz@zhlaw.com -4- 1 Manual Notice List 2 The following is the list of attorneys who are not on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case (who therefore require manual noticing). You may wish to use your mouse to select and copy this 3 list into your word processing program in order to create notices or labels for these recipients. 4 Todd David Carpenter Bonnett, Fairbourn, Friedman, & Balint 5 2901 N. Central Avenue Suite 1000 6 Phoenix, AZ 85012 7 Elaine A. Ryan Bonnett Fairbourn Friedman & Balint, P.C 8 2901 N. Central Avenue Suite 1000 9 Phoenix, AZ 85012 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DECLARATION OF ALREEN HAEGGQUIST IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION AND APPOINTMENT OF CLASS COUNSEL - C 07-6507 JW -5-