Hamilton v. Fister et al

Filing 11

STIPULATION AND ORDER DISMISSING KPMG WITHOUT PREJUDICE re 7 . Signed by Judge Jeremy Fogel on 6/23/10. (dlm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/28/2010)

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1 THE WEISER LAW FIRM, P.C. KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF (168562) 2 12707 High Bluff Drive, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92130 3 Telephone: (858) 794-1441 Facsimile: (858) 794-1450 4 kah@weiserlawfirm.com 5 THE WEISER LAW FIRM, P.C. ROBERT B. WEISER 6 BRETT D. STECKER JEFFREY J. CIARLANTO 7 121 N. Wayne Avenue, Suite 100 Wayne, PA 19087 8 Telephone: (610) 225-2677 Facsimile: (610) 225-2678 9 Attorneys for Plaintiff 10 (Additional counsel listed on signature page) 11 12 13 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ) ) ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) vs. ) ) MICHAEL J. FISTER, WILLIAM PORTER, ) JAMES S. MILLER, JR.,KEVIN BUSHBY, ) R.L. SMITH MCKEITHEN, LIP-BU TAN, ) ALBERTO SANGIOVANNI-VINCENTELLI, ) JOHN B. SHOVEN, DONALD L. LUCAS, ) GEORGE M. SCALISE, ROGER S. SIBONI, ) JOHN A.C. SWAINSON, and KPMG LLP ) ) Individual Defendants, ) ) and ) ) CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC., a) Delaware corporation, ) ) Nominal Defendant. ) ) Case No. CV-10-01849 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER ----------------DISMISSING KPMG WITHOUT PREJUDICE 14 WALTER HAMILTON, Derivatively on Behalf of Nominal Defendant CADENCE 15 DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC., 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DEMAND FOR JURY TRIAL 1 WHEREAS Plaintiff Walter Hamilton ("Plaintiff") and Defendant KPMG LLP ("KPMG") 2 have agreed to the stipulated dismissal of the claims asserted in this action as to KPMG without 3 prejudice; 4 WHEREAS Plaintiff and KPMG agree that each side shall bear their own costs in connection 5 with this action; 6 WHEREAS KPMG agrees not to take any action against Plaintiff based upon the filing, 7 litigation or dismissal of this action as to KPMG, and agrees that Plaintiff and his counsel have 8 complied with Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in connection with this action; and 9 WHEREAS no consideration has been offered, promised, paid or received by Plaintiff, 10 KPMG or their respective counsel in connection with this stipulated dismissal. 11 12 13 14 and 15 3. KPMG agrees not to take any action against Plaintiff based upon the filing, litigation IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED THAT: 1. 2. KPMG is voluntarily dismissed without prejudice from this action; Plaintiff and KPMG shall each bear their own costs in connection with this action; 16 or dismissal of this action as to KPMG, and agrees that Plaintiff and his counsel have complied with 17 Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure in connection with this action. 18 DATED: June 18, 2010 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER DISMISSING KPMG WITHOUT PREJUDICE - CV-10-01849 THE WEISER LAW FIRM, P.C. KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF (168562) s/KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF 12707 High Bluff Drive, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92130 Telephone: (858) 794-1441 Facsimile: (858) 794-1450 kah@weiserlawfirm.com -1- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 THE WEISER LAW FIRM, P.C. ROBERT B. WEISER BRETT D. STECKER JEFFREY J. CIARLANTO 121 N. Wayne Avenue, Suite 100 Wayne, PA 19087 Telephone: (610) 225-2677 Facsimile: (610) 225-2678 THE SHUMAN LAW FIRM KIP B. SHUMAN (145842) RUSTY E. GLENN 885 Arapahoe Ave. Boulder, CO 80302 Telephone: (303) 861-3003 Facsimile: (303) 484-4886 Attorneys for Plaintiffs I, Kathleen A. Herkenhoff, am the ECF User whose ID and password are being use to file 12 this Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Dismissing KPMG Without Prejudice. In compliance with 13 General Order 45, X.B., I hereby attest that Dale Barnes has concurred in this filing. 14 DATED: June 18, 2010 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER DISMISSING KPMG WITHOUT PREJUDICE - CV-10-01849 BINGHAM McCUTCHEN LLP DALE BARNES s/DALE BARNES DALE BARNES DALE BARNES ADRIENNE TACLAS Three Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111-4067, U.S.A. Telephone: 415/393-2000 Facsimile: 415/393-2286 Attorneys for Defendant KPMG LLP -2- 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 ORDER The Court, having considered the above Stipulation of Plaintiff and KPMG, hereby dismisses the claims against KPMG in this action without prejudice pursuant to Rules 23.1 and 41 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. IT IS SO ORDERED. 6/23/10 DATED: _____________________ -------------------------------HOWARD-R.----------MAGISTRATE JUDGE ------------- -- LLOYD JEREMY FOGEL, United States District Judge STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER DISMISSING KPMG WITHOUT PREJUDICE - CV-10-01849 -3- 1 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on June 18, 2010, I electronically filed the foregoing with the Clerk of 3 the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the e-mail 4 addresses denoted on the attached Electronic Mail Notice List, and I hereby certify that I have sent 5 via UPS overnight to the non-CM/ECF participants indicated on the attached Manual Notice List. 6 I certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the 7 foregoing is true and correct. Executed on June 18, 2010. 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 s/ KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF THE WEISER LAW FIRM 12707 High Bluff Drive, Suite 200 San Diego, CA 92130 Telephone: (858) 794-1441 Facsimile: (858) 794-1450 E-mail: kah@weiserlawfirm.com CAND-ECF- Page 1 of 1 Mailing Information for a Case 5:10-cv-01849-HRL Electronic Mail Notice List The following are those who are currently on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case. Ann Herkenhoff kah@weiserlawfirm.com Kathleen Brian Shuman Kip@shumanlawfirm.com,Lisa@shumanlawfirm.com Kip L. Taclas adrienne.taclas@bingham.com Adrienne Manual Notice List The following is the list of attorneys who are not on the list to receive e-mail notices for this case (who therefore require manual noticing). You may wish to use your mouse to select and copy this list into your word processing program in order to create notices or labels for these recipients. Jeffrey J Ciarlanto The Weiser Law Firm P.C. 121 N. Wayne Avenue Suite 100 Wayne, PA 19087 Rusty E Glenn The Shuman Law Firm 885 Arapahoe Avenue Boulder, Co 80302 Brett D Stecker The Weiser Law Firm P.C. 121 N. Wayne Avenue Suite 100 Wayne, PA 19087 Robert B. Weiser The Weiser Law Firm, P.C. 121 N. Wayne Avenue, Suite 100 Wayne, PA 19087 https://ecf.cand.uscourts.gov/cgi-bin/MailList.pl?911164483714736-L_366_0-1 6/17/2010 1 Plaintiffs: THE WEISER LAW FIRM, P.C. 2 KATHLEEN A. HERKENHOFF 12707 High Bluff Drive, Suite 200 3 San Diego, CA 92130 Telephone: (858) 794-1441 4 Facsimile: (858) 794-1450 kah@weiserlawfirm.com 5 6 and 7 THE WEISER LAW FIRM, P.C. ROBERT B. WEISER 8 BRETT D. STECKER JEFFREY J. CIARLANTO 9 121 N. Wayne Avenue, Suite 100 Wayne, PA 19087 10 Telephone: (610) 225-2677 Facsimile: (610) 225-2678 11 rw@weiserlawfirm.com bds@weiserlawfirm.com 12 jjc@weiserlawfirm.com 13 THE SHUMAN LAW FIRM KIP B. SHUMAN 14 RUSTY E. GLENN 885 Arapahoe Ave. 15 Boulder, CO 80302 Telephone: (303) 861-3003 16 Facsimile: (303) 484-4886 kip@shumanlawfirm.com 17 rusty@shumanlawfirm.com 18 Attorneys for Plaintiff Walter Hamilton 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 Defendants 2 Ethan D. Dettmer Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 3 555 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94105 4 Telephone: 415/393-8292 Facsimile: 415/374-8444 5 edettmer@gibsondunn.com Timothy K. Roake 7 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 1881 Page Mill Road 8 Palo Alto, CA 94304-1211 Telephone: 650/849-5300 9 Facsimile: 650/849-5333 troake@gibsondunn.com 10 Attorneys for Nominal Defendant Cadence 11 Design Systems, Inc. 12 13 Douglas M. Schwab Hogan Lovells US LLP 14 4 Embarcadero Center, 22nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 15 Telephone: 415/374-2300 Facsimile: 415/374-2499 16 Douglas.schwab@hoganlovells.com 17 Norman Blears Hogan Lovells US LLP 18 525 University Avenue 4th Floor Palo Alto, CA 94301 19 Telephone: 650/463-4000 Facsimile: 650/463-4199 20 Norman.blears@hoganlovells.com 21 Attorneys for Defendants William Porter, James S. Miller, Jr., R.L. Smith McKeithen 22 Kevin Bushby 23 19753 Farwell Avenue Saratoga, CA 95070 24 25 26 27 28 6 Garrett J. Waltzer Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP 525 University Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94301-1908 Telephone: 650/470-4540 Facsimile: 888/329-2989 Garrett.waltzer@skadden.com James Lyons Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP Four Embarcadero Center, Suite 3800 San Francisco, California 94111 Telephone: 415/984-6400 Facsimile: 415/984-2698 James.lyons@skadden.com Attorneys for Defendants Michael J. Fister, Lip-Bu Tan, Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, John B. Shoven, Donald L. Lucas, George M. Scalise, Roger S. Siboni, John A.C. Swainson Dale E. Barnes Bingham McCutchen LLP Three Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111 Telephone: 415/393-2522 Facsimile: 415/393-2286 dale.barnes@bingham.com Attorneys for Defendant KPMG

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