Abelson v. Van's International Foods Inc et al

Filing 17

STIPULATION AND ORDER TO TRANSFER ACTION TO THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA re doc 12 filed by Van's International Foods Inc, Healthy Food Holdings Inc. Signed by Judge Vaughn R Walker on 9/4/2009. (cgk, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/4/2009)

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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 GIBSON DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP G. CHARLES NIERLICH, SBN 196611 GNierlich@gibsondunn.com MATTHEW L. BERDE, SBN 260615 MBerde@gibsondunn.com 555 Mission Street, Suite 3000 San Francisco, CA 94105-2933 Telephone: (415) 393-8200 Facsimile: (415) 393-8306 POLSINELLI SHUGHART PC G. STEPHEN LONG (admission pro hac vice pending) stevelong@polsinelli.com PHILIP W. BLEDSOE (admission pro hac vice pending) pbledsoe@polsinelli.com 1050 17th Street, Suite 2300 Denver, CO 80265 Telephone: (303) 572-9300 Facsimile: (303) 572-7883 Attorneys for Defendants VAN'S INTERNATIONAL FOODS and HEALTHY FOOD HOLDINGS, INC. WHATLEY DRAKE & KALLAS LLC JOE R. WHATLEY, JR. EDITH M. KALLAS PATRICK J. SHEEHAN 1540 Broadway, 37th Floor New York, NY 10036 Telephone: (212) 447-7070 Facsimile: (212) 417-7077 HOWARD RUBINSTEIN 914 Waters Avenue, Suite 20 Aspen, CO 81611 Telephone: (832) 715-2788 THE CONSUMER LAW GROUP ALAN M. MANSFIELD, SBN 125998 9466 Black Mountain Dr., Suite 225 San Diego, CO 92126 Telephone: (619) 308-5034 Facsimile: (888) 341-504 Attorneys for Plaintiff ZORA ABELSON UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ZORA ABELSON, Individually and on Behalf of All Others Similarly Situated, Plaintiff, v. VAN'S INTERNATIONAL FOODS, a California Corporation; HEALTHY FOOD HOLDINGS, INC., a Delaware Corporation, Defendant. CASE NO. CV-09-3395-VRW [PROPOSED] ORDER TRANSFERRING ACTION TO THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA [PROPOSED] ORDER TRANSFERRING ACTION TO THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA; CASE NO. CV-09-3395-VRW 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 THIS MATTER comes before the Court on the parties' stipulation to transfer this action to the United States District Court for the Central District of California pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1404(a). On August 25, 2009, Defendants Van's International Foods and Healthy Foods Holdings, Inc. filed a motion to transfer this action pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1404(a) to the United States District Court for the Central District of California where it may be consolidated with the first-filed action based on this same subject matter, Hodes v. Van's International Foods, et al., No. CV-09-01530RGK (FFMx), pending before Judge R. Gary Klausner. Plaintiff now stipulates to the requested transfer. Accordingly, the Court hereby ORDERS that this action shall be transferred to the United States District Court for the Central District of California, and suggests that the action be assigned to Judge R. Gary Klausner. considered for assignment to Judge R Gary Klausner. PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 9/4/2009 DATED: ___________ UNIT ED S S DISTRICT TE C TA Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of California E RN F D IS T IC T O R 2 [PROPOSED] ORDER TRANSFERRING ACTION TO THE CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA; CASE NO. CV-09-3395-VRW A C LI FO By: er R Walk Vaughn Vaughn R. Walker Judge R NIA OO IT IS S RDERE D RT U O NO RT H

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