Velasquez et al v. HSBC Finance Corporation et al

Filing 41

STIPULATION AND ORDER Regarding Briefing and Hearing Schedule for Motions for Collective and Class Certification. Signed by Judge Samuel Conti on 2/24/09. (tdm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/24/2009)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 SEYFARTH SHAW LLP Diana Tabacopoulos (SBN 128238) Regina A. Musolino (SBN 198872) Catherine V. Meek (SBN 262084) 2029 Century Park East, Suite 3300 Los Angeles, California 90067-3063 Telephone: (310) 277-7200 Facsimile: (310) 201-5219 dtabacopoulos@seyfarth.com rmusolino@seyfarth.com cmeek@seyfarth.com Attorneys for Defendants HSBC FINANCE CORPORATION AND BENEFICIAL COMPANY, LLC BARROWAY TOPAZ KESSLER MELTZER & CHECK, LLP Alan R. Plutzik (SBN 077785) L. Timothy Fisher (SBN191626) 2125 Oak Grove Road, Suite 120 Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Telephone: (925) 945-0770 Facsimile: (925) 945-879 Edward W. Ciolko Nick S. Williams Robert W. Biela 280 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 Telephone: (610) 667-7706 Facsimile: (610) 667-7056 Attorneys for Plaintiffs UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA PAUL VELASQUEZ, FAVIOLA ALVAREZ, MARCELO ALTAMIRANO, JACKEY WILSON II, CARLOS MARTINEZ, and DIONICIO MARTINEZ on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated Plaintiffs, v. HSBC FINANCE CORPORATION; HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION; BENEFICIAL COMPANY, LLC Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. C 08-04592 SC The Honorable Samuel Conti, Courtroom 1 STIPULATION REGARDING BRIEFING AND HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MOTIONS FOR COLLECTIVE AND CLASS CERTIFICATION; and [PROPOSED] ORDER [Filed concurrently with [Proposed] Order] 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 LA1 6771232.1 STIPULATION RE BRIEFING & HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MOTIONS FOR CLASS/COLLECTIVE CERTIFICATION Case No. C08-04592 SC 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 Court; 2009; WHEREAS, Plaintiffs PAUL VELASQUEZ, FAVIOLA ALVAREZ, MARCELO ALTAMIRANO, JACKEY WILSON II, CARLOS MARTINEZ AND DIONICIO MARTINEZ on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated (collectively, "Plaintiffs") filed their Amended Complaint on November 18, 2008; and WHEREAS, Defendants HSBC Finance Corporation and Beneficial Company, LLC (collectively, "Defendants") filed their Answer to the Amended Complaint on February 2, 2009; WHEREAS, this Court held an Initial Case Management Conference on February 6, WHEREAS, in its Minute Entry, this Court, stated that the further Status Conference, scheduled for March 6, 2009, would be taken off calendar if the parties submitted a stipulated briefing schedule for Plaintiffs' Motion for Collective Certification and Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification; WHEREAS, the parties have reserved the appropriate hearing dates with the clerk of this IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between Plaintiffs and Defendants, through their respective counsel of record, that the parties shall adhere to the following briefing schedule relating to Plaintiffs' Motion for Collective Certification and Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification: Collective Certification 1. Plaintiffs' Motion for Collective Certification will be filed and served on September 14, 2009; 2. Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Collective Certification will be filed and served on October 23, 2009; 3. Plaintiffs' Reply in Support of Collective Certification will be filed and served on November 13, 2009; and LA1 6771232.1 2 STIPULATION RE BRIEFING AND HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MOTIONS FOR CLASS/COLLECTIVE CERTIFICATION Case No. C08-04592 SC 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 2009; 4. Hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion for Collective Certification--December 4, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. Class Certification 1. Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification will be filed and served on November 6, 2. Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification will be filed and served on December 18, 2009; 3. Plaintiffs' Reply in Support of Class Certification will be filed and served on January 15, 2010; and 4. 10:00 a.m. DATED: February 23, 2009 SEYFARTH SHAW LLP Hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification--February 5, 2010, at s/ Regina A. Musolino Diana Tabacopoulos Regina A. Musolino Attorneys for Defendants HSBC FINANCE CORPORATION and BENEFICIAL COMPANY, LLP DATED: February 23, 2009 BARROWAY TOPAZ KESSLER MELTZER & CHECK, LLP By By 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 LA1 6771232.1 s/ Nick S. Williams Nick S. Williams Attorneys for Plaintiffs 3 STIPULATION RE BRIEFING AND HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MOTIONS FOR CLASS/COLLECTIVE CERTIFICATION Case No. C08-04592 SC 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 SEYFARTH SHAW LLP Diana Tabacopoulos (SBN 128238) Regina A. Musolino (SBN 198872) Catherine V. Meek (SBN 262084) 2029 Century Park East, Suite 3300 Los Angeles, California 90067-3063 Telephone: (310) 277-7200 Facsimile: (310) 201-5219 dtabacopoulos@seyfarth.com rmusolino@seyfarth.com cmeek@seyfarth.com Attorneys for Defendants HSBC FINANCE CORPORATION AND BENEFICIAL COMPANY, LLC BARROWAY TOPAZ KESSLER MELTZER & CHECK, LLP Alan R. Plutzik (SBN 077785) L. Timothy Fisher (SBN191626) 2125 Oak Grove Road, Suite 120 Walnut Creek, CA 94598 Telephone: (925) 945-0770 Facsimile: (925) 945-879 Edward W. Ciolko Nick S. Williams Robert W. Biela 280 King of Prussia Road Radnor, PA 19087 Telephone: (610) 667-7706 Facsimile: (610) 667-7056 Attorneys for Plaintiffs UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA PAUL VELASQUEZ, FAVIOLA ALVAREZ, MARCELO ALTAMIRANO, JACKEY WILSON II, CARLOS MARTINEZ, and DIONICIO MARTINEZ on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated Plaintiffs, v. HSBC FINANCE CORPORATION; HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION; BENEFICIAL COMPANY, LLC Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No. C 08-04592 SC The Honorable Samuel Conti, Courtroom 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER RE STIPULATION REGARDING BRIEFING AND HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MOTIONS FOR COLLECTIVE AND CLASS CERTIFICATION [Filed concurrently with Stipulation Regarding Briefing and Hearing Schedule] 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 LA1 6772602.1 [PROPOSED] ORDER RE STIPULATION RE BRIEFING & HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MOTIONS FOR CLASS/COLLECTIVE CERTIFICATION Case No. C08-04592 SC 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 2009; The Court having read and reviewed the Stipulation Regarding Briefing and Hearing Schedule for Motions for Collective and Class Certification submitted by the parties, rules as follows: 1. Plaintiffs will file and serve their Motion for Collective Certification on September 14, 2009; 2. Defendants will file and serve their Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Collective Certification on October 23, 2009; 3. 13, 2009; 4. The hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion for Collective Certification will be held Plaintiffs will file their Reply in Support of Collective Certification on November December 4, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.; 5. Plaintiffs will file and serve their Motion for Class Certification on November 6, 6. Defendants will file and serve their Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification on December 18, 2009; 7. Plaintiffs will file and serve their Reply in Support of Class Certification on January 15, 2010; and 8. The hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification will be held February 5, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. ISTRIC ES D TC AT T IT IS SO ORDERED. UNIT ED RT U O DATED: February _____, 2009 24 S ER N F D IS T IC T O R LA1 6772602.1 2 [PROPOSED] ORDER RE STIPULATION RE BRIEFING & HEARING SCHEDULE FOR MOTIONS FOR CLASS/COLLECTIVE CERTIFICATION Case No. C08-04592 SC A C LI FO Judge S amuel C onti R NIA O IT IS S ORDER ED NO RT H

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