Robinson v. The Chefs' Warehouse

Filing 20

CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 3/24/16. (cl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/24/2016)

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 SHAON ROBINSON, Case No. 15-cv-05421-RS Plaintiff, 8 v. CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER 9 10 THE CHEFS’ WAREHOUSE, Defendant. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 Pursuant to Rule 16(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the parties attended a Case 13 Management Conference on March 24, 2016. After considering the Joint Case Management 14 Statement submitted by the parties and consulting with the attorneys of record for the parties and 15 good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 16 1. DISCOVERY. 17 Discovery shall be limited as follows: (a) ten (10) non-expert depositions per party; (b) 18 twenty-five (25) interrogatories per party, including all discrete subparts; (c) a reasonable number 19 of requests for production of documents or for inspection per party; and (d) a reasonable number 20 of requests for admission per party. 21 2. DISCOVERY DISPUTES. 22 Discovery disputes will be referred to a Magistrate Judge. After the parties have met and 23 conferred, the parties shall prepare a joint letter of not more than 5 pages explaining the dispute. 24 Up to 12 pages of attachments may be added. The joint letter must be electronically filed under 25 the Civil Events category of “Motions and Related Filings > Motions--General > Discovery Letter 26 Brief.” The Magistrate Judge to whom the matter is assigned will advise the parties of how that 27 Judge intends to proceed. The Magistrate Judge may issue a ruling, order more formal briefing, or 28 set a telephone conference or a hearing. After a Magistrate Judge has been assigned, all further 1 discovery matters shall be filed pursuant to that Judge’s procedures. 2 3. 3 The disclosure and discovery of expert witnesses shall proceed as follows: a. On or before March 3, 2017, parties will designate experts in accordance with 4 Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). 5 b. On or before March 17, 2017, parties will designate their supplemental and rebuttal 6 experts in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). 7 c. On or before April 28, 2017, all discovery of expert witnesses pursuant to Federal 8 Rule of Civil Procedure 26(b)(4) shall be completed. 9 10 EXPERT WITNESSES. 4. CLASS CERTIFICATION. United States District Court Northern District of California 11 a. On or before June 2, 2017, plaintiff will file his motion for class certification. 12 b. On or before August 1, 2017, defendant will file its opposition to class certification. 13 c. On or before August 31, 2017, plaintiff will file his reply, if any, to defendant’s opposition. 14 d. Plaintiff’s motion for class certification shall be heard on September 21, 2017, at 15 16 1:30 p.m. in Courtroom 3, 17th Floor, United States Courthouse, 450 Golden Gate 17 Avenue, San Francisco, California. 18 5. CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENTS. 19 In putative class actions, prior to submitting any motion for approval of a class settlement, 20 the parties shall review the guidelines at 21 and tailor the motion appropriately. 22 23 IT IS SO ORDERED. 24 25 26 27 Dated: March 24, 2016 ______________________________________ RICHARD SEEBORG United States District Judge CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER CASE NO. 15-cv-05421-RS 28 2

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