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ORDER re 262 MOTION for Leave to Appear as Attorney for Class Action Plaintiffs filed by Eric D. Freed. Signed by Judge Hamilton on 5/2/2012. (pjhlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/2/2012)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
No. C 09-3043 PJH
IN RE FACEBOOK PPC
Before the court is a motion that was filed by Eric D. Freed, an attorney licensed in
For the Northern District of California
United States District Court
Illinois and California. The motion, which was filed on April 5, 2012, is styled as a request
to “reinstate” Mr. Freed’s “appearance on behalf of class action plaintiffs in this matter.” Mr.
Freed details some dispute that has arisen between himself and his law partners or former
law partners, relating to Mr. Freed’s representation of plaintiffs in various class actions.
The motion was not set for hearing, and no opposition to the motion has been filed.
On April 13, 2012, the court denied plaintiffs’ motion for an order certifying the class.
On May 1, 2012, plaintiffs filed a notice stating that they had filed a petition with the Ninth
Circuit seeking permission to appeal the order denying class certification, and requesting
that the May 17, 2012 case management conference be vacated.
Accordingly, as Mr. Free’s motion remains pending, the court ORDERS that no later
than May 10, 2012, Mr. Freed shall either notice the pending motion for hearing, or
withdraw it without prejudice to refiling should a ruling be necessary.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Dated: May 2, 2012
PHYLLIS J. HAMILTON
United States District Judge
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