Werth et al v. Heller, Ehrman, White & McAuliffe LLP et al

Filing 27

ORDER re 26 granting as modified STIPULATION for a Court Order Extending Due Date for Responsive Pleading. Case Management Conference set for 4/7/2009 02:00 PM.. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 12/9/08. (scc, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/9/2008)

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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 28 MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP A T T O R N E Y S A T LAW PALO A L T O MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP JOHN C. FOX (CA Bar No. 135668) (jfox@manatt.com) JAY J. WANG (CA Bar No. 206127) (jwang@manatt.com) ALEXA L. MORGAN (CA Bar No. 234911) (amorgan@manatt.com) 1001 Page Mill Road, Building 2 Palo Alto, CA 94304-1006 Telephone: (650) 812-1300 Facsimile: (650) 213-0260 Attorneys for all Defendants IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA LAURA WERTH, CARL GOODMAN, and ANNA SCARPA, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly situated, and on behalf of the general public, Plaintiffs, vs. HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE, LLP; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE, A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE (Washington), P.S.; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE, A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE (Oregon), P.C.; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE (Alaska), P.C.; HELLER EHRMAN (China), P.C.; and Does 1-50, inclusive, Defendants. Case No. 4:08-cv-04799-CW ORDER GRANTING AS MODIFIED STIPULATION FOR A COURT ORDER EXTENDING DUE DATE FOR RESPONSIVE PLEADING [N.D. Local Rule 6-1(a)] 20210153.1 STIPULATION FOR COURT ORDER EXTENDING RESPONSIVE PLEADING DUE DATE 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 28 MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP A T T O R N E Y S A T LAW PALO A L T O Plaintiffs Laura Werth, Carl Goodman, and Anna Scarpa (collectively hereinafter "Plaintiffs"), on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, and Defendants HELLER EHRMAN LLP, formerly known as HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE, LLP; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE, A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE (Washington), P.S.; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE, A PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE (Oregon), P.C.; HELLER, EHRMAN, WHITE & McAULIFFE (Alaska), P.C.; and HELLER EHRMAN (China), P.C. (collectively "Defendants") hereby file this Stipulation respectfully requesting this Court extend the time for Defendants to answer or otherwise file a responsive pleading. WHEREAS, Plaintiffs commenced this action on October 20, 2008 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco division; WHEREAS, Plaintiffs filed a First Amended Complaint on November 18, 2008; WHEREAS, counsel for Defendants accepted service on behalf of all Defendants of the First Amended Complaint on November 18, 2008; WHEREAS, as a result of Plaintiffs' filing and service of the First Amended Complaint, Defendants' responsive pleading is due on or before December 8, 2008; and WHEREAS, the Parties agree to conduct informal discussions that include an opportunity for Plaintiffs to confirm Defendants' contention that Heller Ehrman LLP is the lone proper party to the instant litigation; NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to Northern District of California Civil Local Rule 6.1(a), it is hereby stipulated and agreed to by the Parties, through their respective attorneys of record, that all Defendants' due date for filing a responsive pleading to the Complaint shall continue ninety (90) days to March 6, 2009. 20210153.1 2 STIPULATION FOR COURT ORDER EXTENDING RESPONSIVE PLEADING DUE DATE 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 28 MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP A T T O R N E Y S A T LAW PALO A L T O Dated: November __, 2008 MANATT, PHELPS & PHILLIPS, LLP By: /s/ John C. Fox Jay J. Wang Alexa L. Morgan Attorneys for Defendant, HELLER EHRMAN, LLP Dated: November __, 2008 NICHOLS KASTER LLP By: /s/ Matthew C. Helland James H. Kaster Paul J. Lukas Attorneys for Plaintiffs, LAURA WERTH, CARL GOODMAN, and ANNA SCARPA COURT ORDER Pursuant to the Stipulation of the parties, Defendants' respective responsive pleadings to Plaintiffs' First Amended Complaint is due no later than March 6, 2009. The Case Management Conference, previously set for 2/3/09, is continued to 4/7/09 at 2:00 p.m. CMC statement due one week prior to conference. 12/9/08 ____________________________ DATE ________________________________________ JUDGE, UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 20210153.1 3 STIPULATION FOR COURT ORDER EXTENDING RESPONSIVE PLEADING DUE DATE

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