Steinfeld v. Discover Financial Services et al

Filing 41

ORDER GRANTING 40 STIPULATION TO SET A BRIEFING SCHEDULE AND HEARING DATE FOR PRELIMINARY SETTLEMENT APPROVAL. Motion Hearing set for 6/21/2013 09:00 AM in Courtroom 11, 19th Floor, San Francisco before Hon. Jeffrey S. White.. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 4/12/13. (jjoS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/12/2013)

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Case3:12-cv-01118-JSW Document40 Filed04/08/13 Page1 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP JULIA B. STRICKLAND (State Bar No. 83013) LISA M. SIMONETTI (State Bar No. 165996) SHANNON E. PONEK (State Bar No. 261135) 2029 Century Park East, Suite 1600 Los Angeles, California 90067-3086 Telephone: 310-556-5800 Facsimile: 310-556-5959 Email: lacalendar@stroock.com Attorneys for Defendants DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES, DFS SERVICES LLC and DISCOVER BANK 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ANDREW STEINFELD, on behalf of himself ) and all others similarly situated, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) vs. ) ) DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES, DFS ) SERVICES LLC, and DISCOVER BANK, ) ) Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) Case No. 3:12-cv-01118-JSW [Assigned to the Hon. Jeffrey S. White] STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO SET A BRIEFING SCHEDULE AND HEARING DATE FOR PRELIMINARY SETTLEMENT APPROVAL 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL HEARING Case No. 3:12-cv-01118-JSW LA 51635539 Case3:12-cv-01118-JSW Document40 Filed04/08/13 Page2 of 6 1 Plaintiff Andrew Steinfeld (“Steinfeld”) and Defendants Discover Financial Services, DFS 2 Financial Services, LLC, and Discover Bank (collectively, “Defendants”), through their 3 undersigned counsel, hereby stipulate as follows: 4 WHEREAS, the parties have mediated before the Honorable Carl West (Ret.) of JAMS and 5 have reached a class action settlement memorialized in a twelve-page Memorandum of 6 Understanding, dated April 5, 2013; 7 8 2029 Century Park East Los Angeles, California 90067-3086 STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP 9 10 11 WHEREAS, the parties are in the process of finalizing the terms of a Settlement Agreement; WHEREAS, Plaintiffs will file an unopposed motion for preliminary settlement approval as soon as practicable after the parties finalize the Settlement Agreement; and WHEREAS, the parties therefore seek to continue indefinitely today’s deadline for 12 Defendants to file and serve an answer or a motion under Rule 12 of the Federal Rules of Civil 13 Procedure. 14 15 16 NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, between Plaintiff Steinfeld, by his undersigned counsel, and Defendants, by their undersigned counsel, that: 1. Plaintiff shall file an unopposed motion for preliminary settlement approval by Friday April 26, 2013. 17 18 2. The Court may schedule a hearing on Plaintiff’s motion for preliminary settlement 19 approval for Friday May 17, or a date as soon as practicable thereafter, at the Court’s 20 convenience. 21 22 IT IS SO STIPULATED. Dated: April 8, 2013 23 STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP By: 24 /s/ Lisa M. Simonetti Lisa M. Simonetti Julia B. Strickland jstrickland@stroock.com Lisa M. Simonetti lsimonetti@stroock.com Shannon E. Ponek 25 26 27 -1- 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL HEARING Case No. 3:12-cv-01118-JSW LA 51635539 Case3:12-cv-01118-JSW Document40 Filed04/08/13 Page3 of 6 sponek@stroock.com STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP 2029 Century Park East, Suite 1600 Los Angeles, CA 90067-3086 Telephone: 310-556-5800 1 2 3 Attorneys for Defendants Discover Financial Services, DFS Services LLC And Discover Bank 4 5 [signatures continued on next page] 6 7 8 2029 Century Park East Los Angeles, California 90067-3086 STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 -2- 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO CONTINUE DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT Case No. 3:12-cv-01118-JSW LA 51635539 Case3:12-cv-01118-JSW Document40 Filed04/08/13 Page4 of 6 1 2 Dated: April 8, 2013 3 LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN, LLP By: 4 Daniel M. Hutchinson dhutchinson@lchb.com Kristen Law Sagafi ksagafi@lchb.com 275 Battery Street, 29th Floor San Francisco, CA 94111-3339 Telephone: 415-956-1000 Facsimile: 415-956-1008 5 6 7 8 2029 Century Park East Los Angeles, California 90067-3086 9 STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP /s/ Daniel M. Hutchinson Daniel M. Hutchinson LIEFF CABRASER HEIMANN & BERNSTEIN, LLP Jonathan D. Selbin jselbin@lchb.com 250 Hudson Street, 8th Floor New York, NY 10013 Telephone: 212-355-9500 Facsimile: 212-355-9592 10 11 12 13 CASEY GERRY SCHENK FRANCAVILLA BLATT & PENFIELD LLP Mark Ankcorn (State Bar No. 166871) mark@cglaw.com 110 Laurel Street San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619-238-1811 Facsimile: 619-544-9232 14 15 16 17 21 TERRELL MARSHALL DAUDT & WILLIE PLLC Beth E. Terrell (State Bar No. 178181) bterrell@tmdwlaw.com 936 North 34th Street, Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98103-8869 Telephone: 206-816-6603 Facsimile: 206-350-3528 22 Attorneys for Plaintiff Steinfeld and the Proposed Class 18 19 20 23 24 25 26 27 -3- 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO CONTINUE DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT Case No. 3:12-cv-01118-JSW LA 51635539 Case3:12-cv-01118-JSW Document40 Filed04/08/13 Page5 of 6 1 2 3 [PROPOSED] ORDER FOR GOOD CAUSE APPEARING AND PURSUANT TO THE STIPULATION, IT The hearing on the motion for preliminary approval is HEREBY SET for 4 IS SO ORDERED. June 21, 2013. 5 Dated:________________________ April 12, 2013 6 __________________________________________ Hon. Jeffrey S. White United States District Court Judge 7 8 2029 Century Park East Los Angeles, California 90067-3086 STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 -4- 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO CONTINUE DEADLINE TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT Case No. 3:12-cv-01118-JSW LA 51635539

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