O'Bannon, Jr. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association et al

Filing 137

Letter from Jon T. King and Robert B. Carey Letter re Consolidation and Interim Co-Lead Counsel Meet/Confer Process. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Order)(King, Jon) (Filed on 1/11/2010)

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O'Bannon, Jr. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association et al Doc. 137 Att. 1 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 Robert B. Carey (pro hac vice) Leonard W. Aragon (pro hac vice) HAGENS BERMAN SOBOL SHAPIRO LLP 2425 East Camelback Road, Suite 650 Phoenix, Arizona 85016 Tel: (602) 840-5900 Fax: (602) 840-3012 Email: rcarey@hbsslaw.com leonard@hbsslaw.com Counsel for Plaintiffs in Keller Action Michael P. Lehmann (Cal. Bar No. 77152) Jon T. King (Cal. Bar No. 205073) Arthur N. Bailey, Jr. (Cal. Bar No. 248460) HAUSFELD LLP 44 Montgomery Street, 34th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Tel: (415) 633-1908 Fax: (415) 358-4980 Email: mlehmann@hausfeldllp.com jking@hausfeldllp.com abailey@hausfeldllp.com Counsel for Plaintiffs in O'Bannon Action UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAMUEL MICHAEL KELLER, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. ELECTRONIC ARTS, INC., et al., Defendants. Case No. C 09-01967 (CW) AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFFS SAMUEL MICHAEL KELLER'S AND EDWARD C. O'BANNON, JR.'S JOINT MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE ACTIONS Date: December 17, 2009 Time: 2:00 p.m. Judge: The Hon. Claudia Wilken Courtroom: 2, 4th Floor AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER: Case Nos. C 09-01967 CW ; C 09-03329 CW; C 09-04128 CW; C 09-04882 CW; C 09-05100 CW; C 09-05134 CW; C 09-05372 CW; C 09-05378 . Dockets.Justia.com 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 EDWARD C. O'BANNON, JR., on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (a/k/a the "NCAA"), et al. Defendants. BYRON BISHOP, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. ELECTRONIC ARTS, INC., et al., Defendants. Case No. C 09-03329 (CW) Case No. C 09-04128 (CW) CRAIG NEWSOME, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, et al., Defendants. Case No. C 09-04882 (CW) MICHAEL ANDERSON, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (a/k/a the "NCAA"), et al., Defendants. Case No. C 09-05100 (CW) AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER 1 Case Nos. C 09- 01967 CW ; C 09-03329 CW; C 09-04128 CW; C 09-04882 CW; C 09-05100 CW; C 09-05134 CW; C 09-05372 CW; C 09-05378 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 DANNY WIMPRINE, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (a/k/a the "NCAA"), et al., Defendants. Case No. C 09-05134 (CW) SAMUEL JACOBSON, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (a/k/a the "NCAA"), et al., Defendants. Case No. C 09-05372 (CW) DAMIEN RHODES, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION (a/k/a the "NCAA"), et al., Defendants. Case No. C 09-05378 (CW) AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER 2 Case Nos. C 09- 01967 CW ; C 09-03329 CW; C 09-04128 CW; C 09-04882 CW; C 09-05100 CW; C 09-05134 CW; C 09-05372 CW; C 09-05378 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 AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER 3 Case Nos. C 09- 01967 CW ; C 09-03329 CW; C 09-04128 CW; C 09-04882 CW; C 09-05100 CW; C 09-05134 CW; C 09-05372 CW; C 09-05378 This matter comes before the Court on Plaintiffs Samuel Michael Keller's and Edward C. O'Bannon, Jr.'s Joint Motion to Consolidate Actions. The actions, as well as the other abovecaptioned actions, meet the standard for consolidation pursuant to Rule 42 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, as they share a common question of law or fact. Upon consideration of the foregoing motion, the papers submitted in support and opposition thereto, and good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs' motion is GRANTED as follows: The above-captioned actions shall be consolidated onto a single docket and bear the following new civil case number: ______________________. The consolidated actions shall bear the name In re NCAA Student-Athlete Name & Likeness Licensing Litigation. Plaintiffs' counsel shall file a Consolidated Amended Complaint within thirty (30) days after issuance of the Court's last-filed Order on the pending motion to consolidate; the pending motions to dismiss the Keller and O'Bannon complaints (Keller Dkt. Entry Nos. 34, 47, and 48; O'Bannon Dkt. Entry Nos. 91, 92); Defendant Electronic Arts, Inc.'s pending motion to strike all causes of action in the Keller Complaint (Dkt. Entry No. 35); and Plaintiffs Samuel Michael Keller's and Edward C. O'Bannon, Jr.'s Motion for Appointment of Interim Co-Lead Counsel Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(g)(3) (Keller Dkt. Entry No. 81). IT IS SO ORDERED. DATED: ________________ ____________________________________ HONORABLE CLAUDIA WILKEN UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT JUDGE 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 Dated: January 11, 2009 Respectfully submitted, HAGENS BERMAN SOBOL SHAPIRO LLP /s/ Robert B. Carey__________________ Robert B. Carey (pro hac vice) Leonard W. Aragon (pro hac vice) 11 West Jefferson Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ, 85003 Telephone: (602) 840-5900 Facsimile: (602) 840-3012 rcarey@hbsslaw.com leonard@hbsslaw.com Counsel for Plaintiff Samuel Michael Keller HAUSFELD LLP /s/ Jon T. King_____________________ Michael P. Lehmann (Cal. Bar No. 77152) Jon T. King (Cal. Bar No. 205073) Arthur N. Bailey, Jr. (Cal. Bar No. 248460) 44 Montgomery Street, 34th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104 Tel: (415) 633-1908 Fax: (415) 358-4980 Email: mlehmann@hausfeldllp.com jking@hausfeldllp.com abailey@hausfeldllp.com Counsel for Plaintiff Edward Charles O'Bannon, Jr. AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER 4 Case Nos. C 09- 01967 CW ; C 09-03329 CW; C 09-04128 CW; C 09-04882 CW; C 09-05100 CW; C 09-05134 CW; C 09-05372 CW; C 09-05378 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 I, Jon T. King, am the ECF User whose ID and password are being used to file this AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFFS SAMUEL MICHAEL KELLER'S AND EDWARD C. O'BANNON, JR.'S JOINT MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE ACTIONS In compliance with General Order 45, X.B., I hereby attest that Robert B. Carey has concurred in this filing. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, Jon T. King, declare that I am over the age of eighteen (18) and not a party to the entitled action. I am a partner in the law firm of HAUSFELD LLP, and my office is located at 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 3400, San Francisco, California 94104. On January 11, 2009, I filed the following: AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFFS SAMUEL MICHAEL KELLER'S AND EDWARD C. O'BANNON'S JOINT MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE ACTIONS with the Clerk of the Court using the Official Court Electronic Document Filing System which served copies on all interested parties registered for electronic filing. I also certify that I caused true and correct Chambers Copies of the foregoing document(s) to be hand-delivered to the following Judge pursuant to Civil L.R. 3-12(b) by noon of the following day: The Hon. Claudia Wilken U.S.D.C., Northern District of California Oakland Division 1301 Clay Street, Suite 400 S Oakland, CA 94612-5212 I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. /s/ Jon T. King_____________________ JON T. KING AMENDED [PROPOSED] ORDER 5 Case Nos. C 09- 01967 CW ; C 09-03329 CW; C 09-04128 CW; C 09-04882 CW; C 09-05100 CW; C 09-05134 CW; C 09-05372 CW; C 09-05378

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