Lewis et al v. Wells Fargo & Co.

Filing 33

ORDER re 31 granting CONFIDENTIALITY STIPULATION AND PROTECTIVE ORDER. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 11/20/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/20/2008)

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1 Timothy M. Freudenberger (SBN 138257) Alison L. Tsao (SBN 198250) 2 Kent J. Sprinkle (SBN 226971) CARLTON DiSANTE & FREUDENBERGER LLP 3 601 Montgomery Street, Suite 350 San Francisco, California 94111 4 Telephone: (415) 981-3233 Facsimile: (415) 981-3246 5 E-Mail: atsao@cdflaborlaw.com 6 Attorneys for Defendant WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. 7 8 9 10 11 ) 12 MARTIN LEWIS and AARON COOPER, on behalf of themselves and those similary situated,, ) ) 13 ) ) Plaintiffs, 14 ) vs. ) 15 ) Wells Fargo & Co., ) 16 ) ) Defendant. 17 ) 18 19 Case No. 08-2670 CW UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION CONFIDENTIALITY STIPULATION AND PROTECTIVE ORDER Plaintiffs Martin Lewis and Aaron Cooper ("Plaintiffs") and Defendant Wells Fargo Bank, 20 N.A. (erroneously sued as Wells Fargo & Co.) ("Defendant" or "Wells Fargo") hereby stipulate, 21 through their respective counsel of record, as follows: 22 1. Counsel for Wells Fargo will send a list containing the names and last 23 known home addresses of former and current Wells Fargo employees outside California who have 24 held the position of Network Engineer, Levels 3-6, at any time from May 28, 2005 to the present; 25 and the names and last known home addresses of former and current Wells Fargo employees within 26 California who have held the position of Network Engineer, Levels 3-6, at any time from May 28, 27 2004 to the present (hereinafter, the "Contact List"), to Rust Consulting, Inc. ("Rust"), which is a 28 third-party mailing house chosen by counsel for the parties. 1 325530.1 Case No. 08-2670 CW 1 2. Rust hereby agrees not to use the Contact List or any information contained 2 thereon or obtained therefrom for any purpose other than the purpose set forth in this 3 Confidentiality Stipulation and Protective Order. Rust hereby agrees not to disclose the Contact 4 List or any information thereon or obtained therefrom to counsel for Plaintiffs or to any other 5 person for any reason, except as required herein or by further Order of this Court. Rust agrees that 6 it is responsible for ensuring that any of its employee or agents who are given access to the Contact 7 List and any information thereon or therefrom are informed of, and agree to be bound by, the terms 8 of this Stipulation and Order. 9 3. In the event that the Contact List, or any information contained thereon or 10 obtained therefrom, is disclosed to Plaintiffs by Rust, Plaintiffs agree not to copy, forward or use 11 the information in any way, and to notify and return the information to Wells Fargo immediately. 12 4. Rust hereby agrees to send the letter which is attached hereto as Exhibit A 13 ("Letter") to the persons listed in the Contact List at the addresses set forth in the Contact List. The 14 Letter will be on Rust's letterhead and in an envelope bearing the return address for Rust. 15 5. If any Letters are returned as undeliverable, Rust will use reasonable 16 methods to determine an updated address (including those set forth in Rust's Estimate of November 17 5, 2008), and, if a new address is located, send a Letter to the updated address. 18 6. Within thirty (30) days after the mailing of the Letter to the persons on the 19 Contact List, Rust will provide (1) to Wells Fargo a list of names of those persons whose Letter 20 was returned to Rust as undeliverable and any updated address information for each returned 21 Letter; and (2) to Plaintiffs notification that they have sent this list to Wells Fargo. 22 7. Within five business days of receiving the list from Rust, Wells Fargo will 23 provide to Plaintiffs' counsel a report showing the following information for each returned Letter: 24 (a) state(s) in which each individual worked, and (b) the individual's job level(s) (3, 4, 5, and/or 6) 25 during the relevant time period. 26 8. Plaintiffs and Wells Fargo shall share equal responsibility for all costs 27 charged by Rust for the activities set forth in its Mailing Administration Estimate dated October 16, 28 2008. 2 325530.1 Case No. 08-2670 CW 1 9. The terms and conditions of this Confidentiality Stipulation and Protective 2 Order shall remain in full force and effect until further order of this Court or a Court of competent 3 jurisdiction and shall not cease to be in effect because this litigation is finally adjudicated. The 4 Court shall retain jurisdiction over this matter after entry of final judgment to enforce the terms of 5 this Order. 6 10. Nothing contained in this Confidentiality Stipulation and Protective Order 7 shall be deemed to preclude either party from seeking and obtaining, on appropriate showing, a 8 further protective order relating to any discovery in this case, or the use of information contained 9 within or derived from the Contact List in this action. 10 11 Dated: November __, 2008 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3 325530.1 LIEF, CABRASER, HEIMANN & BERSTEIN LLP Kelly M. Dermody (SBN 171716) Jahan C. Sagafi (SBN 224887) By: _____________________________________ Jahan C. Sagafi Dated: November __, 2008 CARLTON DISANTE & FREUDENBERGER LLP Timothy M. Freudenberger (SBN 138257) Alison L. Tsao (SBN 198250) Kent J. Sprinkle (SBN 226971) By: ______________________________________ Alison L. Tsao Dated: November __, 2008 RUST CONSULTING, INC. By: ______________________________________ Eric W. Bishop, Principal Consultant (Order contained on next page) Case No. 08-2670 CW 1 Good cause appearing, IT IS SO ORDERED. 2 Dated: November _20, 2008 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 4 325530.1 By: ______________________________________ The Honorable Claudia Wilken Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California Case No. 08-2670 CW

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