Polk-Stamps v. Netflix, Inc. et al

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Polk-Stamps v. Netflix, Inc. et al Doc. 31 Att. 2 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 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE CASE NO.C 08-05375 JW UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION ) JAMES R. PITTMAN, Individually and on ) Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, _____________________________________ ) ) ) HAIG ASHIKIAN, etc., et al., _____________________________________ ) ) ) PETER KELLER, etc., et al., _____________________________________ ) ) ) WILLIAM GILLIS, etc., et al., _____________________________________ ) ) ) AARON WALTERS, etc., et al., _____________________________________ ) ) ) JACOB MEDWAY, etc., et al., _____________________________________ ) ) ) EULARDI TANSECO, etc., et al., _____________________________________ ) ) ) JESSICA ALENA SMITH, et al., ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) v. ) APPLE INC., ) ) Defendant. ) _____________________________________ ) Case No. C 08-05375 JW Case No. C 08-05810 JW Case No. C 09-00121 JW Case No. C 09-00122 JW Case No. C 09-00187 JW Case No. C 09-00330 JW Case No. C 09-00275 JW Case No. C 09-01028 RS CLASS ACTION [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLAINTIFFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE 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 The Court has found the following actions are related: Pittman v. Apple Inc., No. C 08-05375 JW Ashikian v. Apple Inc., et al., No. C 08-05810 JW Keller v. Apple Inc., No. C 09-00121 JW Gillis v. Apple Computer, Inc., No. C 09-00122 JW Walters v. Apple Inc., No. C 09-00187 JW Tanseco v. Apple Inc., No. C 09-00275 JW Medway v. Apple Inc., No. C 09-00330 JW Smith v. Apple Inc., No. C 09-01028 RS The Court also has found the above actions meet the prerequisites for consolidation under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 42(a), and has entered an Order consolidating the above actions and calling for the appointment of Plaintiffs' class counsel ("Consolidation and Scheduling Order"). To ensure the prompt and efficient prosecution of these actions, as all plaintiffs in these eight related actions join in this request and Apple does not oppose the entry of such an Order consistent with the terms of the Consolidation and Scheduling Order, as the Court finds the proposed structure and the counsel who are part of that structure satisfy the requirements of Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(g), IT IS HEREBY ORDERED AS FOLLOWS: 1. To ensure the orderly and efficient prosecution of the above-listed consolidated actions, the Court hereby appoints the following attorneys as Plaintiffs' Lead Interim Class Counsel and members of Plaintiffs' Executive Committee: a. Lead Counsel in the consolidated actions is: Adam Plant aplant@wdklaw.com 2001 Park Place North, Suite 1000 Birmingham, AL 35203 Tel: (205) 328-9576 Fax: (205) 328-0669 WHATLEY DRAKE & KALLAS LLC Joe R. Whatley, Jr. jwhatley@wdklaw.com Edith M. Kallas ekallas@wdklaw.com 1540 Broadway, 37th Floor New York, NY 10036 Tel: (212) 447-7070 Fax: (212) 447-7077 2 [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE CASE NO. C08-05375 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 b. the following counsel: Plaintiffs' Executive Committee in the consolidated actions is comprised of HENINGER GARRISON DAVIS LLC W. Lewis Garrison, Jr. lewis@hgdlawfirm.com 2224 First Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203 Tel: (205) 326-3336 Fax: (205) 326-3332 For the Smith Action SCHOENGOLD SPORN LAITMAN & LOMETTI, P.C. Jay Saltzman jay@spronlaw.com Daniel B. Rehns daniel@spornlaw.com 19 Fulton Street, Suite 406 New York, NY 10038 Tel: (212) 964-0046 Fax: (212) 267-8137 For the Tanseco Action LITIGATION LAW GROUP Gordon M. Fauth, Jr. gmf@classlitigation.com 1801 Clement Avenue, Suite 101 Alameda, CA 94501 Tel: (510) 238-9610 Fax: (510) 337-1431 For the Pittman Action FINKELSTEIN THOMPSON LLP Rosemary M. Rivas rrivas@finkelsteinthompson.com Daniel T. Lebel dlebel@finkelsteinthompson.com 100 Bush Street, Suite 1450 San Francisco, CA 94104 Tel: (415) 398-8700 Fax: (415) 398-8704 [Designated Local Liaison Counsel] Burton H. Finkelstein bfinkelstein@finkelsteinthompson.com Mila F. Bartos mbartos@finkelsteinthompson.com Karen J. Marcus kmarcus@finkelsteinthompson.com 1050 30th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20007 Tel: (202) 337-8000 / Fax: (202) 337-8090 For the Ashikian Action ROSNER & MANSFIELD LLP Alan M. Mansfield alan@rosnerandmansfield.com 10085 Carroll Canyon Rd., Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92131 Tel: (858) 348-1005 Fax: (858) 348-1150 HIDEN ROTT & OERTLE LLP Michael Ian Rott mrott@hrollp.com David V. Hiden, Jr. dhiden@hrollp.com Eric M. Overholt 2635 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 306 San Diego, CA 92108 Tel: (619) 296-5884 Fax: (619) 296-5171 For the Gillis and Keller Actions 3 CASE NO. C08-05375 JW GLANCY BINKOW & GOLDBERG LLP Marc L. Godino mgodino@glancylaw.com 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 311 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Tel: (310) 201-9150 Fax: (310) 201-9160 For the Medway Action [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE 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 EMERSON POYNTER LLP Scott E. Poynter scott@emersonpoynter.com Christopher D. Jennings cjennings@emersonpoynter.com Gina M. Dougherty gdougherty@emersonpoynter.com The Museum Center 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 305 Little Rock, AR 72201 Tel: (501) 907-2555 Fax: (501) 907-2556 John G. Emerson jemerson@emersonpoynter.com 830 Apollo Lane Houston, TX 77058 Tel: (281) 488-8854 Fax: (281) 488-8867 For the Walters Action 2. Lead Counsel, or its designees, has exclusive authority to speak for, and enter into agreements on behalf of, plaintiffs in all matters regarding pretrial procedures, discovery, and settlement negotiations. Lead Counsel, in consultation with the Plaintiffs' Executive Committee, shall manage the prosecution of this litigation to avoid duplicative or unproductive activities. Lead Counsel shall be responsible for coordination of all activities and appearances on behalf of plaintiffs and for dissemination of notices and orders. Lead Counsel, working with liaison counsel, shall be responsible for communications with the Court and shall maintain a master service list of all parties and counsel. 3. Defendants' counsel may rely upon agreements made with Lead Counsel. Such agreements shall be binding on all plaintiffs in these related actions. IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: April _____, 2009 JAMES WARE United States District Judge 4 [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE CASE NO. C08-05375 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 SUBMITTED BY: DATED: March 20, 2009 Counsel for Plaintiff James R. Pittman: LITIGATION LAW GROUP By: S/Gordon M. Fauth, Jr. Gordon M. Fauth, Jr. gmf@classlitigation.com 1801 Clement Avenue, Suite 101 Alameda, CA 94501 Tel: (510) 238-9610 Fax: (510) 337-1431 Counsel for Plaintiff Haig P. Ashikian: FINKELSTEIN THOMPSON LLP By: S/Rosemary M. Rivas Rosemary M. Rivas rrivas@finkelsteinthompson.com Daniel T. Lebel dlebel@finkelsteinthompson.com 100 Bush Street, Suite 1450 San Francisco, CA 94104 Tel: (415) 398-8700 Fax: (415) 398-8704 FINKELSTEIN THOMPSON LLP Burton H. Finkelstein bfinkelstein@finkelsteinthompson.com Mila F. Bartos mbartos@finkelsteinthompson.com Karen J. Marcus kmarcus@finkelthompson.com 1050 30th Street NW Washington, D.C. 20007 Tel: (202) 337-8000 Fax: (202) 337-8090 LAW OFFICE OF D. JOSHUA STAUB D. Joshua Staub P. O. Box 1914 Santa Monica, CA 90406-1914 Tel: (310) 576-7770 Fax: (310) 496-0702 5 [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE CASE NO. C08-05375 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 6 Counsel for Plaintiffs Peter Keller and William Gillis: ROSNER & MANSFIELD LLP By: S/Alan M. Mansfield Alan M. Mansfield alan@rosnerandmansfield.com 10085 Carroll Canyon Rd., Suite 100 San Diego, CA 92131 Tel: (858) 348-1005 Fax: (858) 348-1150 HIDEN ROTT & OERTLE LLP Michael Ian Rott mrott@hrollp.com David V. Hiden, Jr. dhiden@hrollp.com Eric M. Overholt 2635 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 306 San Diego, CA 92108 Tel: (619) 296-5884 / Fax: (619) 296-5171 DOYLE LOWTHER LLP William J. Doyle II bill@doylelowther.com John Lowther john@doylelowther.com James Hail jim@doylelowther.com 9466 Black Mountain Road, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92126 Tel: (619) 573-1700 Fax: (619) 573-1701 Counsel for Plaintiff Aaron Walters: DOYLE LOWTHER LLP By: S/William J. Doyle II William J. Doyle II bill@doylelowther.com John Lowther john@doylelowther.com James Hail jim@doylelowther.com 9466 Black Mountain Road, Suite 210 San Diego, CA 92126 Tel: (619) 573-1700 Fax: (619) 573-1701 [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE CASE NO. C08-05375 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 7 EMERSON POYNTER LLP Scott E. Poynter scott@emersonpoynter.com Christopher D. Jennings cjennings@emersonpoynter.com Gina M. Dougherty gdougherty@emersonpoynter.com The Museum Center 500 President Clinton Ave., Suite 305 Little Rock, AR 72201 Tel: (501) 907-2555 Fax: (501) 907-2556 EMERSON POYNTER LLP John G. Emerson jemerson@emersonpoynter.com 830 Apollo Lane Houston, TX 77058 Tel: (281) 488-8854 Fax: (281) 488-8867 WHATLEY DRAKE & KALLAS LLC Joe R. Whatley, Jr. jwhatley@wdklaw.com 1540 Broadway, 37th Floor New York, NY 10036 Tel: (212) 447-7070 / Fax: (212) 447-7077 WHATLEY DRAKE & KALLAS LLC Adam Plant aplant@wdklaw.com 2001 Park Place North, Suite 1000 Birmingham, AL 35203 Tel: (205) 328-9576 Fax: (205) 328-0669 Counsel for Plaintiff Eulardi Tanseco: SCHOENGOLD SPORN LAITMAN & LOMETTI, P.C. By: S/Jay Saltzman Jay Saltzman jay@spornlaw.com Daniel B. Rehns daniel@spornlaw.com 19 Fulton Street, Suite 406 New York, NY 10038 Tel: (212) 964-0046 Fax: (212) 267-8137 [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE CASE NO. C08-05375 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 8 Counsel for Plaintiff Jacob Medway: GLANCY BINKOW & GOLDBERG LLP By: S/Marc L. Godino Marc L. Godino mgodino@glancylaw.com 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 311 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Tel: (310) 201-9150 Fax: (310) 201-9160 Counsel for Plaintiffs Jessica Alena Smith and Wilton Lee Triggs, II: HENINGER GARRISON DAVIS, LLC By: S/W. Lewis Garrison, Jr. W. Lewis Garrison, Jr. lewis@hgdlawfirm.com Brian D. Hancock bdhancock@hgdlawfirm.com Gayle L. Douglas gdouglas@hgdlawfirm.com 2224 First Avenue North Birmingham, AL 35203 Tel: (205) 326-3336 Fax: (205) 326-3332 TRIMMIER LAW FIRM Edward S. Reisinger ereisinger@trimmier.com Haydn M. Trechsel haydnt@trimmier.com Jonathan Lee Kudulis jkudulis@trimmier.com 2737 Highland Avenue Birmingham, AL 35201 Tel: (205) 51-3151 Fax: (205) 322-6444 [PROPOSED] ORDER APPROVING PLTFS' INTERIM CLASS COUNSEL STRUCTURE CASE NO. C08-05375 JW

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