Fernandez et al v. K-M Industries Holding Co, Inc et al

Filing 246

ORDER re 245 granting STIPULATION Modifying Briefing Schedule on Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Approval of Partial Class Action Settlement. Motion Hearing set for 1/15/2009 02:00 PM.. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 12/10/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/10/2008)

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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 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP A T T O R N E Y S A T LAW S A N FR A N C I S C O MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP Nicole A. Diller (State Bar No. 154842) Donald P. Sullivan (State Bar No. 191080) One Market, Spear Street Tower San Francisco, California 94105 Telephone: (415) 442-1000 Facsimile: (415) 442-1001 Attorneys for North Star Trust Company UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA THOMAS FERNANDEZ, LORA SMITH, and TOSHA THOMAS Plaintiffs, vs. K-M INDUSTRIES HOLDING CO., INC.; K-M INDUSTRIES HOLDING CO., INC. ESOP PLAN COMMITTEE; WILLIAM E. AND DESIREE B. MOORE REVOCABLE TRUST; TRUSTEES OF THE WILLIAM E. AND DESIREE B. MOORE REVOCABLE TRUST; CIG ESOP PLAN COMMITTEE; NORTH STAR TRUST COMPANY; DESIREE B. MOORE REVOCABLE TRUST; WILLIAM E. MOORE MARITAL TRUST; WILLIAM E. MOORE GENERATION-SKIPPING TRUST; and DESIREE MOORE, BOTH IN HER INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE WILLIAM E AND DESIREE B. MOORE REVOCABLE TRUST'S SUCCESSOR TRUSTS NAMED ABOVE, Defendants. Case No. C06-07339 CW STIPULATION AND ORDER MODIFYING BRIEFING SCHEDULE ON PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF PARTIAL CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT Date: Time: Courtroom: Judge: January 8, 2009 2:00 P.M. 2, 4th Floor Hon. Claudia Wilken 28 Stip. Modifying Briefing Schedule on Plaintiffs' Motion for Prelim. Approval CASE NO. C06-07339 CW 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 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP A T T O R N E Y S A T LAW S A N FR A N C I S C O WHEREAS, Plaintiffs Thomas Fernandez, Lora Smith, and Tosha Thomas ("Plaintiffs") and Defendants K-M Industries Holding Co., Inc.; K-M Industries Holding Co., Inc. ESOP Plan Committee; William E. and Desiree B. Moore Revocable Trust; Trustees of the William E. and Desiree B. Moore Revocable Trust; CIG ESOP Plan Committee; Desiree B. Moore Revocable Trust; William E. Moore Marital Trust; William E. Moore Generation-Skipping Trust; and Desiree Moore, both in her Individual Capacity and as Trustee of the William E. and Desiree B. Moore Revocable Trust's Successor Trusts ("Settling Defendants") have reached an agreement to settle the disputes between them; WHEREAS, Defendant North Star Trust Company ("North Star") is not party to the settlement between Plaintiffs and the Settling Defendants; WHEREAS, Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Motion and Motion for Preliminary Approval of Partial Class Action Settlement ("Motion") with this Court on November 14, 2008; WHEREAS, Plaintiffs noticed the Motion for hearing on December 18, 2008; WHEREAS, the parties stipulated to a briefing schedule and to continue the hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion to January 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.; WHEREAS, the Court approved the parties' stipulation and continued the hearing on Plaintiffs' Motion to January 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.; WHEREAS, the parties are working together to determine the best way to resolve any issues regarding Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Approval; WHEREAS, the parties have agreed to modify the previously agreed-upon briefing schedule to permit the parties to properly address the above issues. WHEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between the parties hereto through their respective counsel of record and pursuant to Local Rule 6-1(b) that the previously agreedupon briefing schedule on Plaintiffs' Motion shall be modified as follows: (1) North Star's Opposition to the Motion, if any, shall be filed on or before Tuesday, December 16, 2008; (2) Plaintiffs' and/or the Settling Defendants' Reply in support of the Motion, if any, 28 shall be filed on or before Tuesday, December 30, 2008; and Stip. Modifying Briefing Schedule on Plaintiffs' 1 Motion for Prelim. Approval CASE NO. C06-07339 CW 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 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP A T T O R N E Y S A T LAW S A N FR A N C I S C O (3) Plaintiffs' Motion shall be heard on Thursday, January 8, 2009 at 2:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as is convenient for the Court. IT IS SO STIPULATED: DATED: December 5, 2008 LEWIS, FEINBERG, LEE, RENAKER & JACKSON, P.C. By: /S/ Todd Jackson Daniel M. Feinberg Todd Jackson Attorneys for Plaintiffs Thomas Fernandez, Lora Smith, and Tosha Thomas DATED: December 5, 2008 LOVITT & HANNAN, INC. By: /S/ Henry Bornstein Henry Bornstein Ronald Lovitt Attorneys for Defendants K-M Industries Holding Co., Inc.; K-M Industries Holding Co., Inc. ESOP Plan Committee; and CIG ESOP Plan Committee DATED: December 5, 2008 HENNIGAN, BENNETT & DORMAN LLP By: /S/ Robert L. Palmer Robert L. Palmer Lauren Smith Allison Chock Attorneys for Defendants William E. and Desiree B. Moore Revocable Trust; Trustee of the William E. and Desiree B. Moore Revocable Trust; Desiree B. Moore Revocable Trust; William E. Moore Marital Trust; William E. Moore GenerationSkipping Trust; and Desiree Moore DATED: December 5, 2008 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP By: /S/ Donald P. Sullivan Donald P. Sullivan Attorneys for Defendant North Star Trust Company 28 2 Stip. Modifying Briefing Schedule on Plaintiffs' Motion for Prelim. Approval CASE NO. C06-07339 CW 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 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP A T T O R N E Y S A T LAW S A N FR A N C I S C O ATTESTATION I hereby attest that I have on file all holograph signatures for any signatures indicated by a "conformed" signature (/S/) within this efiled document. DATED: December 5, 2008 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP By: /S/ Donald P. Sullivan Donald P. Sullivan Attorneys for Defendant North Star Trust Company ORDER For good cause shown, it is hereby ordered that: (1) North Star's Opposition to the Motion, if any, shall be filed on or before Tuesday, December 16, 2008; (2) Plaintiffs' and/or the Settling Defendants' Reply in support of the Motion, if any, shall be filed on or before Tuesday, December 30, 2008; and (3) Plaintiffs' Motion shall be heard on January 15, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. IT IS SO ORDERED: 12/10/08 DATED: The Honorable Claudia Wilken United States District Judge DB2/20926033.1 28 3 Stip. Modifying Briefing Schedule on Plaintiffs' Motion for Prelim. Approval CASE NO. C06-07339 CW

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