Copeland v. Lane et al

Filing 60

STIPULATION AND ORDER AS MODIFIED BY THE COURT AS TO 53 Stipulation and [Proposed] Order re: Case Schedule. The Clerk shall terminate Docket Item No. 10. The Motion to Consolidate and Case Management Conference remain on calendar for December 2, 2011.. Signed by Judge Edward J. Davila on 11/15/2011. (ejdlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/15/2011)

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S 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 R NIA LI FO vila A N F D IS T IC T O R C Attorneys for Nominal Defendant HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN JOSE DIVISION 14 16 ER rd J . D a MARC J. SONNENFELD (Pro Hac Vice) msonnenfeld@morganlewis.com MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP 1701 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19103-2921 Telephone: (215) 963-5000 Facsimile: (215) 963-5001 13 15 d wa J u d ge E H 5 RT 4 D RDERE IS SO O FIED IT DI AS MO NO 3 UNIT ED 2 STEVEN M. SCHATZ, State Bar No. 118356 sschatz@wsgr.com BORIS FELDMAN, State Bar No. 128838 boris.feldman@wsgr.com KATHERINE L. HENDERSON, State Bar No. 242676 khenderson@wsgr.com WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI Professional Corporation 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304-1050 Telephone: (650) 493-9300 Facsimile: (650) 565-5100 RT U O 1 S DISTRICT TE C TA A.J. COPELAND, ) ) Plaintiff, ) ) v. ) ) RAYMOND J. LANE, GARY REINER, LEO ) APOTHEKER, MEG WHITMAN, SHUMEET ) BANERJI, PATRICIA RUSSO, DOMINIQUE ) SENEQUIER, G. KENNEDY THOMPSON, ) MARK V. HURD, MARC L. ANDREESSEN, ) SARI M. BALDAUF, RAJIV L. GUPTA, ) LAWRENCE T. BABBIO, JR., JOHN H. ) HAMMERGREN, JOEL Z. HYATT, JOHN R. ) JOYCE, LUCILLE S. SALHANY, and ROBERT ) L. RYAN, ) ) Defendants, ) ) – and – ) ) HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY, a ) Delaware corporation, ) ) Nominal Defendant. ) ) Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Re: Case Schedule Case No.: CV-11-01058-EJD CASE NO.: CV-11-01058-EJD STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER RE: CASE SCHEDULE Hearing Date: December 2, 2011 Hearing Time: 9:00 a.m. Courtroom 1, 5th Floor Before: Hon. Edward J. Davila 1 Plaintiff A. J. Copeland (“Plaintiff”), nominal defendant Hewlett-Packard Company 2 (“HP” or the “Company”), and defendants Raymond J. Lane, Gary Reiner, Léo Apotheker, Meg 3 Whitman, Shumeet Banerji, Patricia Russo, Dominique Senequier, G. Kennedy Thompson, Mark 4 V. Hurd, Marc L. Andreessen, Sari M. Baldauf, Rajiv L. Gupta, Lawrence T. Babbio, John H. 5 Hammergren, Joel Z. Hyatt, John R. Joyce, Lucille S. Salhany, and Robert L. Ryan (the 6 “Individual Defendants”) stipulate as follows: 7 8 WHEREAS, on August 23, 2010 and August 28, 2010, Plaintiff demanded that HP institute litigation against certain of its current and former officers and directors; 9 10 WHEREAS, on March 7, 2011, Plaintiff filed a complaint in this action (the “Complaint”); 11 WHEREAS, on April 6, 2011, HP filed a Motion To Dismiss Complaint As Premature 12 Pursuant To Rule 23.1 (Docket 10) which Motion currently is set to be heard on December 2, 13 2011; 14 WHEREAS, the Committee denominated as the Independent Committee of HP’s Board 15 of Directors completed its investigation of the allegations made by Plaintiff in his Complaint and 16 litigation demands, and provided its final report to HP’s Board (the “Report”); 17 WHEREAS, on July 18, 2010, HP informed Plaintiff that based on the Independent 18 Committee’s investigation and recommendation and after careful consideration, HP’s Board 19 determined that it is not in the Company’s best interest to pursue the claims asserted in Plaintiff’s 20 litigation demands and, therefore, the Company will not pursue any of the claims against any of 21 the individuals listed in the demands; 22 23 24 WHEREAS, on August 16, 2011, HP provided the Report to Plaintiff pursuant to a confidentiality agreement; WHEREAS, on August 17, 2011, the Court directed the parties to clarify whether the 25 Motion to Dismiss will proceed on December 2, 2011 in a brief joint statement filed on or before 26 November 10, 2011 (Docket 48); and 27 WHEREAS, Plaintiff wishes to file an amended complaint; 28 NOW, THEREFORE, the parties agree as follows: Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Re: Case Schedule Case No.: CV-11-01058-EJD 1 1 1. The hearing on Nominal Defendant Hewlett-Packard Company’s Motion To 2 Dismiss Complaint As Premature Pursuant To Rule 23.1, currently set for 3 December 2, 2011, shall not proceed. 4 2. 5 6 Complaint. 3. 7 8 Plaintiff shall have up to and including December 2, 2011 to file an Amended HP shall have up to and including February 8, 2012 to answer, move, or otherwise respond to the Amended Complaint. 4. 9 The Individual Defendants need not answer, move, or otherwise respond to the Amended Complaint prior to February 8, 2012; Plaintiff and the Individual 10 Defendants shall cooperate in good faith to negotiate a response date and briefing 11 schedule for responding to the Amended Complaint. 12 5. 13 14 15 16 This stipulation is without prejudice to any party seeking additional relief via stipulation or court order. 6. In executing this stipulation, the Individual Defendants preserve their rights to object to this action for improper venue and/or lack of personal jurisdiction. Dated: November 9, 2011 17 18 19 WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI Professional Corporation STEVEN M. SCHATZ BORIS FELDMAN By: 20 s/Steven M. Schatz Steven M. Schatz 650 Page Mill Road Palo Alto, CA 94304-1050 Telephone: (650) 493-9300 Facsimile: (650) 565-5100 21 22 23 MORGAN, LEWIS & BOCKIUS LLP MARC J. SONNENFELD 1701 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19103-2921 Telephone: (215) 963-5000 Facsimile: (215) 963-5001 24 25 26 27 Attorneys for Nominal Defendant Hewlett-Packard Company 28 Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Re: Case Schedule Case No.: CV-11-01058-EJD 2 1 Dated: November 9, 2011 2 3 GREENFIELD & GOODMAN, LLC RICHARD. D. GREENFIELD By: 4 s/Richard D. Greenfield Richard D. Greenfield (Admitted pro hac vice) 5 6 250 Hudson Street, 8th Fl. New York, NY 10013 Telephone: (917) 495-4446 Facsimile: (410) 745-4149 7 8 12 SHEPHERD FINKELMAN MILLER & SHAH LLP SCOTT R. SHEPHERD LESLEY ELIZABETH WEAVER 35 East State Street Media, PA 19063 Telephone: (610) 891-9880 Facsimile: (610) 891-9883 13 Attorneys for Plaintiff A. J. Copeland 9 10 11 14 15 Dated: November 9, 2011 16 17 SKADDEN, ARPS, SLATE, MEAGHER & FLOM LLP GARRETT J. WALTZER By: 18 525 University Avenue, Suite 1100 Palo Alto, CA 94301 Telephone: (650) 470-4500 Facsimile: (650) 470-4570 19 20 21 Attorneys for Defendants Marc L. Andreessen, Lawrence T. Babbio, Sari M. Baldauf, Rajiv L. Gupta, John H. Hammergren, Joel Z. Hyatt, John R. Joyce, Robert L. Ryan, Lucille S. Salhany, and G. Kennedy Thompson 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 s/ Garrett J. Waltzer Garrett J. Waltzer /// Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Re: Case Schedule Case No.: CV-11-01058-EJD 3 1 Dated: November 9, 2011 2 3 By: 4 5 7 8 Attorneys for Defendants Raymond J. Lane, Gary Reiner, Leo Apotheker, Meg Whitman, Shumeet Banerji, Patricia Russo, and Dominique Senequier 9 11 s/Jonathan Dickey Jonathan Dickey 555 Mission Street, Suite 3000 San Francisco, CA 94105-2933 Telephone: (415) 393-8200 Facsimile: (415) 393-8306 6 10 GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP JONATHAN C. DICKEY REBECCA J. LAZARUS Dated: November 9, 2011 12 13 ALLEN MATKINS LECK GAMBLE MALLORY & NATSIS LLP LAWRENCE D. LEWIS By: 14 15 s/Lawrence D. Lewis Lawrence D. Lewis 1900 Main Street, 5th Fl. Irvine, CA 92614-7321 Telephone: (949) 553-1313 Facsimile: (949) 553-8354 16 17 Attorneys for Defendant Mark V. Hurd 18 19 20 ORDER 21 22 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED.AS MODIFIED: The Clerk shall terminate Docket Item No. 10. The Motion to Consolidate (Docket Item No. 39) and Case Management Conference remain on calendar for December 2, 2011. 23 November 15, Dated: ____________ 2011 HON. EDWARD J. DAVILA UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Re: Case Schedule Case No.: CV-11-01058-EJD 4 1 2 ATTESTATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 45 I, Brian Danitz, am the ECF User whose identification and password are being used to 3 file the STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER RE: CASE SCHEDULE. In 4 compliance with General Order 45.X.B, I hereby attest that each of the signatories above has 5 concurred in this filing. 6 7 Dated: November 9, 2011 WILSON SONSINI GOODRICH & ROSATI Professional Corporation 8 9 10 By: s/Brian Danitz Brian Danitz 11 Counsel for Nominal Defendant Hewlett-Packard Company 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation and [Proposed] Order Re: Case Schedule Case No.: CV-11-01058-EJD 5

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