Veliz et al v. Cintas Corporation et al

Filing 1008

ORDER re 1007 Stipulation, filed by Plan Administrator for the Cintas Partners' Plan, Cintas Corporation. Signed by Judge Richard Seeborg on 9/29/08. (rssec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/29/2008)

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1 COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP 2 THEODORE J. PINTAR (131372) STEVEN W. PEPICH (116086) 3 JAMES A. CAPUTO (120485) LAWRENCE A. ABEL (129596) 4 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900 San Diego, CA 92101 5 Telephone: 619/231-1058 619/231-7423 (fax) 6 TedP@csgrr.com SteveP@csgrr.com 7 JimC@csgrr.com LarryA@csgrr.com 8 and ALBERT H. MEYERHOFF (54134) 9 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 510 Los Angeles, CA 90210 10 Telephone: 310/859-3100 310/278-2148 (fax) 11 AlM@csgrr.com and 12 NANCY M. JUDA 1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 730 13 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: 202/822-6762 14 202/828-8528 (fax) NancyJ@csgrr.com 15 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 16 [Additional counsel appear on signature page.] 17 18 19 *E-FILED 9/29/08* UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION No. C-03-1180-RS(MEJ) E-Filing CLASS ACTION STIPULATION FOR DISMISSAL WITH PREJUDICE OF PLAINTIFFS STEVE ASHLEY AND JOSHUA SANTANA'S CLAIMS AGAINST CINTAS CORPORATION AND ORDER THEREON PAUL VELIZ, et al., On Behalf of Themselves ) 20 and All Others Similarly Situated, ) ) 21 Plaintiffs, ) ) 22 vs. ) ) 23 CINTAS CORPORATION, an Ohio ) corporation, et al, ) 24 ) Defendants. ) 25 ) 26 27 28 1 WHEREAS, on March 19, 2003, plaintiffs filed Veliz v. Cintas Corporation, Case No. C-03- 2 1180-SBA, in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California ("Veliz 3 Action") against defendants (collectively "Cintas"), alleging that Cintas had failed to pay all 4 overtime wages due under the FLSA and certain state laws and deprived them of certain benefits 5 protected by ERISA; 6 WHEREAS, Plaintiffs Steve Ashley ("Ashley") and Joshua Santana ("Santana") opted in to 7 the Veliz Action but have now determined to dismiss with prejudice their respective causes of action 8 and/or claims against Cintas as set out in the Veliz action; 9 10 NOW THEREFORE, the parties, through their respective counsel of record, hereby stipulate: 1. Plaintiffs Ashley and Santana hereby withdraw and dismiss with prejudice, all causes 11 of action and claims made in Veliz v. Cintas Corporation, N.D. Cal., Case No. C-03-1180-RS. 12 2. Neither this stipulation nor the order of dismissal thereon shall constitute or imply 13 any admission, concession or adjudication by any party regarding any claim raised in or by the Veliz 14 Action. 15 3. This stipulation may be executed in counterparts and the executed counterparts may 16 be exchanged electronically or by facsimile, but all such counterparts taken together shall constitute 17 but one and the same stipulation. 18 4. Each party shall bear its own costs, attorneys' fees and litigation expenses related 19 solely to the prosecution and defense of the withdrawing plaintiffs' claims in the Veliz Action. 20 21 22 23 DATED: September 25, 2008 24 25 26 27 28 COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP THEODORE J. PINTAR STEVEN W. PEPICH JAMES A. CAPUTO LAWRENCE A. ABEL 5. This stipulation constitutes the entire agreement of the parties. IT IS SO STIPULATED. /s/ James A. Caputo STIP FOR DISMISSAL W/PREJUDICE OF PLFS ASHLEY AND SANTANA - EFiling -1- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 DATED: September 25, 2008 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 655 West Broadway, Suite 1900 San Diego, CA 92101 Telephone: 619/231-1058 619/231-7423 (fax) COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP ALBERT H. MEYERHOFF 9601 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 510 Los Angeles, CA 90210 Telephone: 310/859-3100 310/278-2148 (fax) COUGHLIN STOIA GELLER RUDMAN & ROBBINS LLP NANCY M. JUDA 1100 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 730 Washington, DC 20036 Telephone: 202/822-6762 202/828-8528 (fax) ALTSHULER BERZON LLP MICHAEL RUBIN EILEEN GOLDSMITH 177 Post Street, Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94108 Telephone: 415/421-7151 415/362-8064 (fax) TRABER & VOORHEES THERESA M. TRABER 128 No. Fair Oaks Avenue, Suite 204 Pasadena, CA 91103 Telephone: 626/585-9611 626/577-7079 (fax) Attorneys for Plaintiffs SQUIRE, SANDERS & DEMPSEY, L.L.P. MARK C. DOSKER JOSEPH A. MECKES /s/ JOSEPH A. MECKES One Maritime Plaza, Suite 300 San Francisco, CA 94111-3482 Telephone: 415/954-0200 415/391-2493 (fax) Attorneys for Defendant Cintas Corporation STIP FOR DISMISSAL W/PREJUDICE OF PLFS ASHLEY AND SANTANA - EFiling -2- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 * * ORDER * Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Rule 41(a)(1), this Court has reviewed the parties' stipulation and good cause appearing therefor, hereby approves the withdrawal of Plaintiffs Steve Ashley and Joshua Santana and the dismissal with prejudice of their respective causes of action and claims. IT IS SO ORDERED. _______________________________________ THE HONORABLE RICHARD SEEBORG UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 29 9 DATED: _September __, 2008 __________________________ 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIP FOR DISMISSAL W/PREJUDICE OF PLFS ASHLEY AND SANTANA - EFiling -3-

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