Just Film, Inc. et al v. Merchant Services, Inc et al

Filing 149

ORDER re 145 Granting Stipulation TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS MOTIONS TO DISMISS AND TO SUSPEND RULE 7-4(B). Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 8/26/2010. (ndr, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/26/2010)

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Just Film, Inc. et al v. Merchant Services, Inc et al Doc. 149 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 GUTRIDE SAFIER LLP ADAM J. GUTRIDE (State Bar No. 181446) SETH A. SAFIER (State Bar No. 197427) KRISTEN SIMPLICIO (State Bar No. 263291) 835 Douglass Street San Francisco, California 94114 Telephone: (415) 336-6545 Facsimile: (415) 449-6469 McNUTT LAW GROUP MICHAEL SWEET (State Bar No. 184345) SHANE J. MOSES (State Bar No. 250533) 188 Embarcadero, Suite 800 San Francisco, California 94105 Telephone: (415) 995-8475 Facsimile: (415) 995-8487 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 JUST FILM, INC., RAINBOW BUSINESS SERVICES, D/B/A PRECISION TUNE AUTO CARE; BURLINGAME MOTORS, INC., DIETZ TOWING, INC., THE ROSE DRESS, INC., VOLKER VON GLASENAPP; JERRY SU; VERENA BAUMGARTNER; TERRY JORDAN; AND LEWIS BAE on behalf of themselves, the general public and those similarly situated Plaintiffs, v. MERCHANT SERVICES, INC.; NATIONAL PAYMENT PROCESSING; UNIVERSAL MERCHANT SERVICES LLC; JASON MOORE; JWM HOLDINGS, LLC; LA QUINTA HOLDINGS LLC; NATHAN JURCZYK, ROBERT PARISI, ERIC MADURA, FIONA WALSHE, ALICYN ROY; MBF LEASING LLC; NORTHERN FUNDING LLC; NORTHERN LEASING SYSTEMS, INC.; GOLDEN EAGLE LEASING LLC; LEASE SOURCE, LLC; LEASE FINANCE GROUP, LLC; JAY COHEN; LEONARD MEZEI; RICH HAHN; SARA KRIEGER; LINA KRAVIC; BRIAN FITZGERALD; SAM BUONO; MBF Case No. 4:10-cv-01993-CW STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS MOTIONS TO DISMISS AND STIPULATION TO SUSPEND RULE 7-4(b) [Declaration of Kristen Simplicio filed concurrently herewith] UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA OAKLAND DIVISION STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 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 MERCHANT CAPITAL, LLC; RBL CAPITAL GROUP, LLC; WILLIAM HEALY; JOSEPH I. SUSSMAN; JOSEPH I. SUSSMAN, P.C. TRANSFIRST HOLDINGS, INC.; TRANSFIRST, LLC, TRANSFIRST THIRD PARTY SALES, LLC, COLUMBUS BANK AND TRUST CO.; FIFTH THIRD BANK; AND MERRICK BANK; Defendants. WHEREAS, on June 25, 2010, Plaintiffs filed a First Amended Class Action Complaint in this action (the "First Amended Complaint"); WHEREAS, defendants Merchant Services, Inc.; National Payment Processing; Universal Merchant Services LLC; Jason Moore; JWM Holdings, LLC; La Quinta Holdings LLC; Nathan Jurczyk, Robert Parisi, Eric Madura, and Alycin Roy filed a 17-page Motion to Dismiss on July 26, 2010; WHEREAS, defendants MBF Leasing LLC; Northern Funding LLC; Northern Leasing Systems, Inc.; Golden Eagle Leasing LLC; Lease Finance Group LLC; Jay Cohen; Leonard Mezei; Rich Hahn; Sara Krieger; Lina Kravic; Sam Buono; RBL Capital Group, LLC filed a 26page Motion to Dismiss on July 26, 2010 that was joined by Lease Source-LSI LLC on August 16, 2010; WHEREAS, defendant Brian Fitzgerald filed a 13-page Motion to Dismiss on July 26, 2010; WHEREAS, defendants MBF Merchant Capital, LLC and William Healy filed a 14-page Motion to Dismiss on July 26, 2010; WHEREAS, defendant Fifth Third Bank filed a 9-page Motion to Dismiss on July 26, 2010; WHEREAS, defendant Merrick Bank joined in all Defendants motions to dismiss on July 26, 2010; WHEREAS, defendant Fiona Walshe joined in all Defendants motions to dismiss on July 26, 2010; WHEREAS, defendants TransFirst Holdings, Inc., TransFirst, LLC, TransFirst Third -2STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 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 Party Sales, LLC, and Columbus Bank and Trust filed a 23-page Motion to Dismiss on August 9, 2010; WHEREAS, defendants Joseph I. Sussman, P.C. and Joseph I. Sussman filed a 13-page Motion to Dismiss on August 9, 2010; WHEREAS, the parties have agreed, subject to approval of the Court, to allow Plaintiffs to submit one consolidated opposition to the motions to dismiss; WHEREAS, Plaintiffs require a total of fifty (50) pages to respond to the seven separate motions to dismiss filed by Defendants; NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED, by and between the undersigned parties, through their respective counsel of record, that Plaintiffs will file one consolidated opposition to the seven motions to dismiss not to exceed fifty (50) pages. -3STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 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: August 24, 2010 Respectfully submitted, GUTRIDE SAFIER LLP Adam J. Gutride (State Bar No. 181446) adam@gutridesafier.com Seth Safier (State Bar No. 197427) seth@gutridesafier.com Kristen Simplicio (State Bar No. 263291) kristen@gutridesafier.com 835 Douglass Street San Francisco, California 94114 Telephone: (415) 336-6545 Facsimile: (415) 449-6469 By: /s/ Kristen Simplicio Kristen Simplicio Attorneys for Plaintiffs Just Film, Inc., Rainbow Business Services d/b/a Precision Tune Auto Care, Volker von Glasenapp and Jerry Su, Burlingame Motors, Inc., Dietz Towing, Inc., The Rose Dress, Inc., Verena Baumgartner, Terry Jordan and Lewis Bae WICK PHILLIPS GOULD & MARTIN LLP Seema Tendolkar 2100 Ross Avenue, Suite 950, Dallas, TX 75201 Main: (214) 692-6200 Direct: (214) 740-4057 Fax: (214) 692-6255 By: /s/ Seema Tendolkar Attorneys for Defendants Transfirst Holdings, Inc., Transfirst, LLC and Transfirst Third Party Sales, LLC STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 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 MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP Stephen M. Colangelo scolangelo@mofo.com 2000 Pennsylvania Ave.,N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006 Telephone: 202 887-1528 Fascimile: 202 887-0763 By: /s/ Stephen M. Colangelo Stephen M. Colangelo Attorneys for Columbus Bank and Trust Co. JONES DAY Thomas R. Malcolm (State Bar No. 39248) trmalcolm@jonesday.com Cary D. Sullivan (State Bar No. 228527) carysullivan@jonesday.com 3161 Michelson Drive, Suite 800 Irvine, California 92612 Telephone: (949) 851-3939 Facsimile: (949) 553-7539 By: /s/ Cary D. Sullivan Cary D. Sullivan Attorneys for Defendants Merchant Services, Inc., Universal Card, Inc., National Payment Processing, Inc., Universal Merchant Services LLC, JMW Holdings LLC, La Quinta Holdings, LLC, Jason Moore, Eric Madura, Nathan Jurczyk, Robert Parisi, and Alicyn Roy -2STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 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 -3STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS VORYS, SATER, SEYMOUR & PEASE LLP Robert N. Webner (admitted pro hac vice) rnwebner@vorys.com 52 East Gay Street Columbus, OH 43215 Telephone: (614) 464-8243 Facsimile: (614) 719-5083 By: /s/Robert N. Webner Robert N. Webner Attorneys for Defendant Fifth Third Bank STROOCK & STROOCK & LAVAN LLP Scott M. Pearson (State Bar No. 173880) lacalendar@stroock.com spearson@stroock.com Stephen J. Newman (State Bar No. 181570) lacalendar@stroock.com snewman@stroock.com 2029 Century Park East, 16th Floor Los Angeles, California 90067 Telephone: (310) 556-5800 Facsimile: (310) 556-5959 By: /s/ Stephen J. Newman Stephen J. Newman Attorneys for Defendant Merrick Bank 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 MOSES SINGER LLP Abraham Y. Skoff (admitted pro hac vice) askoff@mosessinger.com Jennifer Nigro (admitted pro hac vice) jnigro@mosessinger.com 405 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10174 Telephone: 212-554-7800 Facsimile: 2 1 2 - 5 5 4 - 7 7 0 0 By: /s/ Jennifer Nigro Jennifer Nigro Attorneys for Defendants MBF Leasing, LLC, Northern Funding, LLC, Northern Leasing Systems, Inc., Golden Eagle Leasing, LLC, Lease Finance Group, LLC, RBL Capital Group, LLC, Jay Cohen, Rich Hahn, Sara Krieger, Lina Kravic, Brian Fitzgerald, Leonard, Mezei, and Sam Buono SCHEIN & CAI LLP James Cai (State Bar No. 200189) jcai@sacattorneys.com Seth Wiener (State Bar No. 203747) swiener@sacattorneys.com 111 West St. John Street, Suite 1250 San Jose, California 95113 Telephone: (408) 436-0789 Facsimile: (408) 436-0758 By: /s/ Seth Wiener Seth Wiener Attorneys for Fiona Walshe -4STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 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 /// HARRISON & HELD, LLP John M. Heaphy jheaphy@harrisonheld.com 333 West Wacker, Suite 1700 Chicago, Illinois 60606-1250 Tel: (312) 753-6160 Facsimile: (312) 753-6159 By: /s/ John M. Heaphy John M. Heaphy Attorneys for Defendants MBF Merchant Capital, LLC and William Healy -5STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 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: PROPOSED ORDER Pursuant to GOOD CAUSE APPEARING THEREFOR, it is therefore ORDERED that Plaintiffs shall file one consolidated opposition to the seven motions to dismiss not to exceed fifty (50) pages. Defendants shall file a consolidated reply, not to exceed 20 pages. IT IS SO ORDERED. 8/26/2010 THE HONORABLE CLAUDIA WILKEN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE I, Kristen Simplicio, am the ECF user whose ID and password are being used to file this document. In compliance with section X(B) of General Order 45, I hereby attest that Seema Tendolkar, Stephen Colangelo, Cary Sullivan, Robert Webner, Jen Nigro, Seth Weiner, John Heaphy, and Stephen Newman concurred in this filing. /s/ Kristen Simplicio STIPULATION TO CONSOLIDATE PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITIONS TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS

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