Dukes et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

Filing 769

ORDER re Filing of Fourth Amended Complaint re 766 Stipulation, filed by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.. Signed by Judge Charles R. Breyer on 10/28/2011. (beS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 10/28/2011)

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Case3:01-cv-02252-CRB Document766 1 2 3 4 Brad Seligman (SBN 083838) Jocelyn D. Larkin (SBN 110817) THE IMPACT FUND 125 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94710 Telephone: 510.845.3473 Facsimile: 510.845.3654 Filed10/26/11 Page1 of 3 Joseph M. Sellers Christine E. Webber Jenny R. Yang COHEN MILSTEIN SELLERS & TOLL PLLC West Tower, Suite 500 1100 New York Avenue Washington, DC 20005 Telephone: 202.408.4600 Facsimile: 202.408.4699 5 6 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 7 11 Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. (SBN 132099) GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP 333 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90071 Telephone: 213.229.7000 Facsimile: 213.229.7520 TBoutrous@gibsondunn.com 12 Attorney for Defendant 8 9 10 13 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 14 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 15 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 16 17 BETTY DUKES, PATRICIA SURGESON, EDITH ARANA, DEBORAH GUNTER, and CHRISTINE KWAPNOSKI, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, 18 19 20 21 22 v. WAL-MART STORES, INC., Defendant. Case No. 01-cv-2252-CRB STIPULATION OF CONSENT TO THE FILING OF THE FOURTH AMENDED COMPLAINT AND THE EXTENSION OF TIME FOR DEFENDANT WAL-MART STORES, INC. TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT AND [PROPOSED] ORDER The undersigned counsel, on behalf of Betty Dukes, Patricia Surgeson, Edith Arana, 23 Deborah Gunter, and Christine Kwapnoski (“Plaintiffs”) and Defendant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 24 (“Wal-Mart”), hereby stipulate and agree as follows: 25 26 27 WHEREAS, Plaintiffs intend to file a Fourth Amended Complaint in the above-captioned case against Defendant Wal-Mart on October 27, 2011 before 11:00 AM PDT; WHEREAS, Wal-Mart consents to Plaintiffs’ filing of the Fourth Amended Complaint 28 STIPULATION OF EXTENSION OF TIME FOR DEFENDANT WAL-MART STORES, INC. AND [PROPOSED] ORDER, CASE NO. 01-CV-2252-CRB Case3:01-cv-02252-CRB Document766 1 Filed10/26/11 Page2 of 3 pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a)(2); 2 WHEREAS, Wal-Mart’s consent to the filing of the Fourth Amended Complaint shall not 3 be construed as expressing agreement or disagreement with any factual allegation or legal theory 4 set forth therein, such matters to be resolved in the appropriate course following the filing of the 5 Fourth Amended Complaint; 6 WHEREAS, Plaintiffs and Wal-Mart have reached an agreement, pursuant to Civil L.R. 7 6-1(a), to extend the time within which Wal-Mart must answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiffs’ 8 Fourth Amended Complaint and that a corresponding amount of additional time should be 9 provided to Plaintiffs to address any motion by Wal-Mart regarding Plaintiffs’ Fourth Amended 10 Complaint; 11 WHEREAS, Plaintiffs and Wal-Mart further agree that to avoid potentially redundant 12 motion practice, briefing, or responsive pleadings, any motion challenging the Fourth Amended 13 Complaint should be resolved by the Court prior to the filing of an Answer by Wal-Mart; 14 15 WHEREAS, this extension will not alter the date of any event or any deadline already fixed by the Court; 16 THEREFORE, Plaintiffs and Wal-Mart stipulate and agree as follows: 17 1. 18 to Rule 15(a)(2); 19 2. 20 Plaintiffs may file the Fourth Amended Complaint on October 27, 2011, pursuant The deadline by which Wal-Mart must answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiffs’ Fourth Amended Complaint is extended to January 6, 2012; 21 3. Should Wal-Mart move against the Fourth Amended Complaint within the time 22 period specified in paragraph 2, an opposition to any such motion shall be filed no later than 23 March 16, 2012, and a reply, if one is to be filed, shall be filed no later than April 13, 2012; 24 /// 25 /// 26 /// 27 /// 28 /// STIPULATION OF EXTENSION OF TIME FOR DEFENDANT WAL-MART STORES, INC. AND [PROPOSED] ORDER, CASE NO. 01-CV-2252-CRB -2- Case3:01-cv-02252-CRB Document766 1 4. Filed10/26/11 Page3 of 3 Should Wal-Mart move against the Fourth Amended Complaint, any answer to 2 that Fourth Amended Complaint shall be filed within thirty (30) days following the entry of an 3 order resolving Wal-Mart’s motion. 4 IT IS SO STIPULATED. 5 Dated: October 26, 2011 6 By: 7 10 Brad Seligman (SBN 083838) Jocelyn D. Larkin (SBN 110817) THE IMPACT FUND 125 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94710 Telephone: 510.845.3473 Facsimile: 510.845.3654 Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. (SBN 132099) GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP 333 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90071 Telephone: 213.229.7000 Facsimile: 213.229.7520 11 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Attorney for Defendant 8 9 /s/ Brad Seligman _ 12 By: /s/ Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. I, Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., attest that concurrence in the filing of this document has been obtained from the other signatory. 13 14 25 J ER H 24 RT 23 . Breyer arles R udge Ch NO 22 RDER OO IT IS S R NIA 21 UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE CHARLES R. BREYER ED FO 20 S DISTRICT TE C ___________________________ TA RT U O 19 DATE: October 28, 2011 LI 18 A 17 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED S 16 UNIT ED 15 N F D IS T IC T O R C 26 27 28 STIPULATION OF EXTENSION OF TIME FOR DEFENDANT WAL-MART STORES, INC. AND [PROPOSED] ORDER, CASE NO. 01-CV-2252-CRB -3-

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