Solton v. Killinger et al

Filing 12

ORDER GRANTING 9 Stipulation Extending Time for Plaintiff's Motion to Remand and Defendants' Answer or Other Response. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 4/9/09. (jjo, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/9/2009)

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Case 3:09-cv-01481-JSW Document 9 Filed 04/08/2009 Page 1 of 7 1 BARRY R. OSTRAGER (Bar No. 183770) MARY KAY VYSKOCIL (pro hac vice forthcoming) 2 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 425 Lexington Avenue 3 New York, New York 10017 Telephone: (212) 455-2000 4 Facsimile: (212) 455-2502 Email: bostrager@stblaw.com 5 mvyskocil@stblaw.com 6 ROBERT J. PFISTER (Bar No. 241370) GABRIEL D. MILLER (Bar No. 243359) 7 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 1999 Avenue of the Stars 29th Floor 8 Los Angeles, California 90067 Telephone: (310) 407-7500 9 Facsimile: (310) 407-7502 Email: rpfister@stblaw.com 10 gdmiller@stblaw.com 11 Attorneys for Defendants Thomas Casey, Ronald Cathcart, 12 Stephen Rotella and David Schneider 13 14 15 16 17 18 LOU SOLTON, MONTEREY COUNTY TREASURER, ON BEHALF OF THE 19 MONTEREY COUNTY INVESTMENT POOL, 20 21 v. STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER EXTENDING TIME FOR PLAINTIFF'S MOTION TO REMAND AND DEFENDANTS' ANSWER OR OTHER RESPONSE TO THE COMPLAINT Plaintiff, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION Case No. C-09-1481-JSW 22 KERRY KILLINGER, THOMAS CASEY, STEPHEN ROTELLA, RONALD CATHCART, 23 DAVID SCHNEIDER, STEPHEN FRANK, THOMAS LEPPERT, PHILLIP MATTHEWS, 24 MICHAEL MURPHY, WILLIAM REED, JR., ORIN SMITH, DELOITTE & TOUCHE LLP, 25 AND DOES 1 through 20, 26 27 28 Defendants. Stipulation and [Proposed] Order--C-09-1481-JSW Case 3:09-cv-01481-JSW Document 9 Filed 04/08/2009 Page 2 of 7 1 WHEREAS on or about March 6, 2009, Lou Solton, Monterey County Treasurer, 2 on behalf of the Monterey County Investment Pool commenced this action in the Superior Court 3 of the State of California, County of San Francisco; and 4 WHEREAS on April 3, 2009, defendants Thomas Casey, Stephen Rotella, Ronald 5 Cathcart, and David Schneider timely filed a Notice of Removal in this Court, with the consent 6 and joinder of defendants Kerry Killinger, Stephen Frank, Thomas Leppert, Phillip Matthews, 7 Michael Murphy, William Reed, Jr., Orin Smith, and Deloitte & Touche LLP; and 8 WHEREAS cases that defendants contend share common questions of fact with 9 this case have previously been transferred by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (the 10 "MDL Panel") to the Honorable Marsha J. Pechman of the United States District Court for the 11 Western District of Washington pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1407; and 12 WHEREAS on April 6, 2009, certain defendants filed a "tag-along" notice with the 13 MDL Panel to inform the MDL Panel that this action is related to other actions previously 14 transferred by the MDL Panel to the Western District of Washington; and 15 WHEREAS plaintiff intends to file a motion to remand in this action, and the 16 parties agree that defendants' answers or other responses to the complaint should follow the 17 decision on plaintiff's forthcoming motion to remand; 18 19 NOW, THEREFORE, the undersigned parties hereby stipulate that: 1. Plaintiff's time within which to file a motion to remand shall be extended 20 until such time as ordered by Judge Pechman in the Western District of Washington following 21 transfer of this action by the MDL Panel, although plaintiff reserves the right to file such remand 22 motion in the Northern District of California prior to a transfer order by the MDL Panel, without 23 prejudice to defendants' right to argue that the Northern District of California court should defer 24 ruling on the motion to remand until after the MDL Panel's ruling; and 25 26 27 28 -1Stipulation and [Proposed] Order--C-09-1481-JSW Case 3:09-cv-01481-JSW Document 9 Filed 04/08/2009 Page 3 of 7 Case 3:09-cv-01481-JSW Document 9 Filed 04/08/2009 Page 4 of 7 Case 3:09-cv-01481-JSW Document 9 Filed 04/08/2009 Page 5 of 7 Case 3:09-cv-01481-JSW Document 9 Filed 04/08/2009 Page 6 of 7 Case 3:09-cv-01481-JSW Document 9 Filed 04/08/2009 Page 7 of 7 9th 1 SO ORDERED this ____ day of April, 2009. 2 3 _______________________________________ Hon. Jeffrey S. White, U.S. District Judge 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 -3Stipulation and [Proposed] Order--C-09-1481-JSW

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