Thomas et al v. Howrey LLP

Filing 50

ORDER RESETTING CMC. Case Management Statement due by 8/18/2016. Further Case Management Conference set for 8/25/2016 10:30 AM in Courtroom 5, 17th Floor, San Francisco. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 4/19/16. (bpf, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/19/2016)

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1 Craig M. Collins (Bar No. 151582) Blum Collins, LLP 2 707 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 4880 3 Los Angeles, CA 90017 Telephone: 213.572.0400 4 Facsimile: 213.572.0401 E-Mail: 5 6 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 7 VIRGINIA THOMAS, ET AL. 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 VIRGINIA THOMAS, GAIL ADAMS, RODERICK CASEY, SANDRA DEAN, 12 MARCUS HILL, KIMYA HOGARTH, DEREK HOVER, LINDA JACKSON, 13 MICHAEL K. JACKSON, ALICIA LEWIS, LONDON MCCLOUD, NICOLE MILNE, 14 SHELLY PARKER, MACHELLE PROCTER, DEAN SAUDER, MATTHEW STEPHAN, 15 DESMOND STRASSER-KING, each individually and on behalf of all others 16 similarly situated and the general public, 17 18 Case No. CV 11-01729 EMC PLAINTIFFS’ CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT ; ORDER Date: Time: Dept.: April 21, 2016 10:30 a.m. Courtroom 5, 17th Floor Plaintiffs, vs. 19 HOWREY LLP, a District of Columbia limited liability partnership, and DOES 1-500, 20 Defendants. 21 22 23 Plaintiffs, Virginia Thomas, et al. (“Thomas”), by and through their undersigned counsel, 24 hereby submit their case management statement in advance of the case management conference 25 scheduled for April 21, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. in Courtroom 5. 26 27 28 CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT CV 11-01729 EMC 1 This case remains pending in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of 2 California (In re Howrey, LLP, Case No. 11-31376-DM). On October 19, 2015, the Chapter 11 3 Trustee and the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors filed a Joint Motion to Convert the 4 Bankruptcy Case to Chapter 7 pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 1112(B). The Chapter 11 Trustee Allan 5 Diamond suspended settlement negotiations with plaintiffs while he moved to be appointed as the 6 Chapter 7 Trustee. 7 The Bankruptcy Court ordered the Chapter 7 conversion to take place on December 1, 2015, 8 and granted Mr. Diamond’s motion to be appointed as the Chapter 7 Trustee. Plaintiffs will seek to 9 resume negotiation with Mr. Diamond as the Chapter 7 Trustee. 10 In light of the pending bankruptcy stay, Thomas asks the Court to stay the current Case 11 Management Conference scheduled for April 21, 2016, and reschedule it to a date after the 12 bankruptcy stay has lifted or an alternative date selected by the Court. 13 14 15 FOR PLAINTIFF VIRGINIA THOMAS, ET AL. 16 17 18 Dated: April 15, 2016 By/s/ 19 Craig M. Collins Craig M. Collins Blum Collins, LLP 20 21 RT U O 27 NO RT . Chen dward M Judge E ER H 28 ERED O ORD D IT IS S DIFIE AS MO A 25 LI 26 UNIT ED S 24 R NIA 23 IT IS SO ORDERED that the further CMC is reset from 4/21/16 to 8/25/16 at 10:30 a.m. An updated joint CMC Statement shall be filed by 8/18/16. ____________________________ ISTRIC Edward M. Chen ES D TC AT T U. S. District Judge FO 22 N CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT C 2 F D IS T IC T O R CV 11-01729 EMC

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