Hohenberg v. Ferrero USA, Inc

Filing 105

Joint Ex Parte MOTION for Order Granting Preliminary Approval of Settlement by Athena Hohenberg, Laura Rude-Barbato. (Weston, Gregory) (ag).

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LAW OFFICES OF RONALD A. 1 MARRON, APLC 2 RONALD A. MARRON (175650) ron.marron@gmail.com 3 MAGGIE REALIN (2632639) maggie.realin@yahoo.com 4 B. SKYE RESENDES (278511) skye.esq@gmail.com 5 3636 4th Avenue, Suite 202 6 San Diego, California 92103 Telephone: (619) 696-9006 7 Facsimile: (619) 564-6665 WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI KEITH E. EGGLETON (159842) COLLEEN BAL (167637) DALE R. BISH (235390) AMIR STEINHART (275037) 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304 Telephone: (650) 493 9300 Facsimile: (650) 565 5100 Attorneys for Defendant 8 THE WESTON FIRM GREGORY S. WESTON (239944) 9 greg@westonfirm.com 10 JACK FITZGERALD (257370) jack@westonfirm.com 11 MELANIE PERSINGER (275423) mel@westonfirm.com 12 COURTLAND CREEKMORE (182018) courtland@westonfirm.com 13 1405 Morena Blvd., Suite 201 14 San Diego, CA 92110 Telephone: (619) 798-2006 Facsimile: (480) 247-4553 15 16 Class Counsel 17 18 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 19 SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 20 IN RE FERRERO LITIGATION Case No. 3:11-cv-00205-H-CAB Pleading Type: Class Action 21 22 23 24 25 NOTICE OF MOTION AND JOINT EX PARTE APPLICATION FOR AN ORDER (1) GRANTING PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT; (2) CONFIRMING CERTIFICATION OF THE CLASS; (3) APPROVING CLASS NOTICE PLAN; AND (4) SETTING FINAL APPROVAL HEARING  26 Judge: The Honorable Marilyn L. Huff 27 28 1 In re Ferrero Litigation, Case No. 3:11-CV-00205-H-CAB JOINT MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT 1 TO ALL PARTIES AND THEIR ATTORNEYS OF RECORD: 2 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Plaintiffs Athena Hohenberg and Laura Rude-Barbato and 3 Defendant Ferrero USA, Inc., will, and hereby do, respectfully jointly apply to the Court for an Order 4 (i) Granting preliminary approval of Class Action Settlement; (ii) Confirming certification of the Class; 5 (iii) Approving Class Notice plan; and (iv) Setting final approval hearing. 6 This Application is based on this Notice of Motion, Plaintiffs’ accompanying Memorandum of 7 Points and Authorities; the accompanying Declaration of Gregory S. Weston (“Weston Decl.”); and all 8 other pleadings and papers on file in this action. 9 DATED: January 19, 2012 Respectfully Submitted, 10 /s/ Gregory S. Weston 11 Gregory S. Weston /s/Dale R. Bish Dale R. Bish 12 THE WESTON FIRM GREGORY S. WESTON 13 JACK FITZGERALD MELANIE PERSINGER 14 COURTLAND CREEKMORE 15 1405 Morena Blvd., Suite 201 San Diego, CA 92110 16 Telephone: 619 798 2006 Facsimile: 480 247 4553 17 LAW OFFICES OF RONALD A. 18 MARRON, APLC RONALD A. MARRON 19 MAGGIE REALIN B. SKYE RESENDES 20 3636 4th Street, Suite 202 21 San Diego, CA 92103 Telephone: 619 696 9066 22 Facsimile: 619 564 6665 WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI Professional Corporation KEITH E. EGGLETON (159842) COLLEEN BAL (167637) DALE R. BISH (235390) AMIR STEINHART (275037) 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304 Telephone: (650) 493 9300 Facsimile: (650) 565 5100 Attorneys for Defendant Ferrero 23 Class Counsel 24 25 26 27 28 2 In re Ferrero Litigation, Case No. 3:11-CV-00205-H-CAB JOINT MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF SETTLEMENT