Levitte v. Google Inc.

Filing 71

ORDER REFERRING CASE to Private ADR re 70 Stipulation. Signed by Judge James Ware on 1/4/2010. (ecg, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/4/2010)

Levitte v. Google Inc. Doc. 71 Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document71 Filed01/04/10 Page1 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 ROBERT C. SCHUBERT S.B.N. 62684 WILLEM F. JONCKHEER S.B.N. 178748 KIMBERLY A. KRALOWEC S.B.N. 163158 SCHUBERT JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: (415) 788-4220 Facsimile: (415) 788-0161 Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 This Document Relates to: All Actions STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING METHOD OF ADR SELECTED BY THE PARTIES IN RE GOOGLE ADWORDS LITIGATION Case No. 08-3369 JW 1. Dockets.Justia.com Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document71 Filed01/04/10 Page2 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 WHEREAS, the first of five related class actions against defendant Google Inc. was filed on July 11, 2008; WHEREAS, by order dated February 25, 2009 the Court ordered consolidation of the related actions under the foregoing caption, and appointed lead counsel; WHEREAS, by order dated September 17, 2009, the Court established a schedule for discovery regarding class certification, and set a hearing date for plaintiffs' anticipated motion for class certification on September 20, 2010; WHEREAS, on January 5, 2009, pursuant to the requirements of the Court's ADR Program, the parties filed the required Stipulation and Proposed Order Selecting ADR Process ("ADR Stipulation"), attached hereto as Exhibit A, pursuant to which the parties (1) stipulated to mediation; and (2) requested the Court to extend the presumptive deadline for mediation until 90 days from the date of the order on plaintiffs' anticipated motion for class certification; WHEREAS, on January 16, 2009 the Court signed the ADR Stipulation and ordered this case to mediation, pursuant to the parties' agreement; WHEREAS, by selecting "Mediation" on the ADR Stipulation, the parties intended for the matter to proceed to private mediation at the designated time, not for its inclusion in the ADR Program's court-sponsored mediation; WHEREAS, on or about November 2, 2009, counsel for plaintiffs discussed these matters with a staff attorney from the Court's ADR Program, who requested a clarifying stipulation that any mediation conducted pursuant to the ADR Stipulation would be private mediation; THEREFORE, the parties hereby stipulate, and request the Court to order, that this matter shall be removed from inclusion in the Court's ADR Program, and shall proceed to private mediation pursuant to the terms of the parties' agreement. 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2. Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document71 Filed01/04/10 Page3 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 Dated: November 16, 2009 SCHUBERT JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP ROBERT C. SCHUBERT S.B.N. 62684 WILLEM F. JONCKHEER S.B.N. 178748 KIMBERLY A. KRALOWEC S.B.N. 163158 By: /s/Willem F. Jonckheer Willem F. Jonckheer Attorneys for Consolidated Plaintiffs Dated: November 16, 2009 COOLEY GODWARD KRONISH LLP By: /s/Leo P. Norton Leo P. Norton 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Dated: November 19, 2009 Attorneys for Defendant GOOGLE INC. ATTESTATION OF FILER I, Willem F. Jonckheer, hereby attest that concurrence in the filing of the document has been obtained from each of the other signatories. SCHUBERT JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP By: /s/Willem F. Jonckheer Willem F. Jonckheer Attorneys for Plaintiffs 3. Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document71 Filed01/04/10 Page4 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 S C H U B E R T JONCKHEER KOLBE & KRALOWEC LLP 8 9 10 Three Embarcadero Center, Suite 1650 San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-4220 ORDER For the reasons set forth herein, and pursuant to the parties' agreement, this matter is hereby removed from the Court's ADR Program in favor of private mediation, and the presumptive deadline for private mediation shall be extended until 90 days from the date of the order on plaintiffs' anticipated motion for class certification. Dated: January 4, 2010 ___________________________________ Hon. James Ware 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 4. Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document71 Filed01/04/10 Page5 of 7 EXHIBIT A Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document71 Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document37 Filed01/04/10 Page6 7 Filed01/16/09 Page1 of 2 Case5:08-cv-03369-JW Document37 Document71 Filed01/04/10 Page7 7 Filed01/16/09 Page2 of 2 XXXXXXXX Jan 16, 2009 DISTRICT