Levitte v. Google Inc.

Filing 35

Declaration of Willem F. Jonckheer Declaration of Willem F. Jonckheer in Support of ( 34 ) Motion to Consolidate filed byHal K. Levitte. (Jonckheer, Willem) (Filed on 1/16/2009) Modified text to add linkage on 1/28/2009 (srm, COURT STAFF).

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Levitte v. Google Inc. Doc. 35 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 ROBERT C. SCHUBERT S.B.N. 62684 WILLEM F. JONCKHEER S.B.N. 178748 KIMBERLY A. KRALOWEC S.B.N. 163158 DUSTIN L. SCHUBERT S.B.N. 254876 SCHUBERT JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 788-4220 Counsel for Plaintiff Hal K. Levitte UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION HAL K. LEVITTE, individually and On Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff, v. GOOGLE, INC., a Delaware Corporation, Defendant. CASE NO. C 08-03369 JW HON. JAMES WARE DECLARATION OF WILLEM F. JONCKHEER IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE RELATED CASES PURSUANT TO FED.R.CIV.P. 42(A); APPOINT INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL PURSUANT TO FED.R.CIV.P. 23(G)(2); AND SCHEDULE THE FILING OF PLAINTIFFS' CONSOLIDATED COMPLAINT Hearing Date: February 23, 2009 Time: 10:00 a.m. Courtroom: 8 RK West, Inc., a California Corporation d/b/a Malibu Wholesale, individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff, CASE NO. C 08-03452 JW HON. JAMES WARE 1 DECL. OF WILLEM F. JONCKHEER ISO PLAINTIFFS' JOINT MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE AND APPOINT INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL (C 08-03369 JW; C 08-03452 JW; C 08-03888 JW; C 08-04701 JW) Dockets.Justia.com 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 v. GOOGLE, INC., a Delaware Corporation; and DOES 1 through 10, inclusive, Defendants. Pulaski & Middleman, LLC, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. GOOGLE, INC., a Delaware Corporation, Defendant. JIT Packing, Inc, Individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. GOOGLE, INC., a Delaware Corporation, Defendant. CASE NO. C 08-04701 JW HON. JAMES WARE CASE NO. C 08-03888 JW HON. JAMES WARE DECLARATION OF WILLEM F. JONCKHEER I, Willem F. Jonckheer, declare as follows: 1. I am over the age of 18 and a resident of California. I make this declaration of my personal and first-hand knowledge, and, if called and sworn as a witness, I would and could testify competently hereto. 2. I am an attorney admitted to practice in the state California. I am a partner at the law firm of Schubert Jonckheer Kolbe & Kralowec LLP and I am one of the attorneys representing plaintiff Hal Levitte in these actions. 2 DECL. OF WILLEM F. JONCKHEER ISO PLAINTIFFS' JOINT MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE AND APPOINT INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL (C 08-03369 JW; C 08-03452 JW; C 08-03888 JW; C 08-04701 JW) 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 3. Plaintiffs' counsel will be prepared to file a single consolidated complaint 45 days from the entry of an order concerning the leadership structure of this case. 4. Plaintiffs' counsel met and agreed that the four-firm leadership structure proposed in this motion would provide the most efficiency and the greatest benefit to Plaintiffs and the class. 5. The proposed organizational structure, comprised of Schubert, Kabateck, Foote, and Saveri has the unanimous support of Plaintiffs and counsel in all of the known pending actions that comprise this proceeding. 6. Through email correspondence, Google counsel Leo Norton of Cooley Godward Kronish LLP has stated Google's support of the proposed consolidation, and non-opposition to the proposed leadership structure. 7. Attached hereto as Exhibit A is a true and correct copy of Schubert Jonckheer Kolbe & Kralowec LLP's biography. 8. Attached hereto as Exhibit B is a true and correct copy of Saveri & Saveri, Inc.'s biography. 9. Attached hereto as Exhibit C is a true and correct copy of Kabateck Brown Kellner LLP's biography. 10. Attached hereto as Exhibit D is a true and correct copy of Foote, Meyers, Mielke, and Flowers, LLP biography. I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the foregoing is true and correct. 3 DECL. OF WILLEM F. JONCKHEER ISO PLAINTIFFS' JOINT MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE AND APPOINT INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL (C 08-03369 JW; C 08-03452 JW; C 08-03888 JW; C 08-04701 JW) 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 Executed in San Francisco, California on January 16, 2009. /s/ Willem F. Jonckheer Willem F. Jonckheer 4 DECL. OF WILLEM F. JONCKHEER ISO PLAINTIFFS' JOINT MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE AND APPOINT INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL (C 08-03369 JW; C 08-03452 JW; C 08-03888 JW; C 08-04701 JW)