Tompkins v. Menu Foods Midwest Corporation et al

Filing 5

MOTION for Joinder re 2 MOTION to Stay re 1 Complaint, All Proceedings MOTION to Stay re 1 Complaint, All Proceedings by Defendants Iams Company, The, Proctor & Gamble Company, The. (Merker, Steven)

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Tompkins v. Menu Foods Midwest Corporation et al Doc. 5 Case 1:07-cv-00736-JLK Document 5 Filed 05/02/2007 Page 1 of 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Case No. 07-cv-00736-JLK EMILY TOMPKINS, individually and on behalf all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, v. MENU FOODS MIDWEST CORPORATION, et al., Defendants. JOINDER OF DEFENDANTS THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY AND THE IAMS COMPANY IN MENU FOODS DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO STAY PROCEEDINGS Defendants The Procter & Gamble Company ("Procter & Gamble") and The Iams Company ("Iams") join in the Motion to Stay Proceedings filed by Defendants Menu Foods Midwest Corporation, Menu Foods Income Fund, Menu Foods Limited, Menu Foods Inc., and Menu Foods Holding, Inc. (collectively, "Menu Foods Defendants").1 The arguments made in Menu Foods Defendants' Motion to Stay are equally applicable to Procter & Gamble and Iams, and thus are incorporated by reference here. 1 Neither Procter & Gamble nor Iams have been formally served with the Class Action Complaint or Summons by Plaintiffs and are not waiving any rights to be formally served by filing this notice of joinder. Dockets.Justia.com Case 1:07-cv-00736-JLK Document 5 Filed 05/02/2007 Page 2 of 3 Respectfully submitted this 2nd day of May, 2007. s/ Steven J. Merker Steven J. Merker DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP 4700 Republic Plaza Building 370 Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado 80202-5647 Telephone: (303) 629-3400 Facsimile: (303) 629-3450 E-mail: merker.steve@dorsey.com Attorneys for Defendants The Iams Company and The Procter & Gamble Company OF COUNSEL: D. Jeffrey Ireland Laura A. Sanom Brian D. Wright FARUKI IRELAND & COX P.L.L. 500 Courthouse Plaza, S.W. 10 North Ludlow St. Dayton, OH 45402 Telephone: (937) 227-3710 Telecopier: (937) 227-3717 E-mail: djireland@ficlaw.com 2 Case 1:07-cv-00736-JLK Document 5 Filed 05/02/2007 Page 3 of 3 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I certify that on the 2nd day of May, 2007, I electronically filed the foregoing NOTICE OF JOINDER OF DEFENDANTS THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY AND THE IAMS COMPANY TO MENU FOODS DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO STAY PROCEEDINGS with the Clerk of Courts using the CM/ECF system, which will send notification of such filing to CM/ECF participants: Jennifer Reba Thomaidis THOMAIDIS LAW, LLC 1866 Vine Street Denver, CO 80206 jennifer@thomaidislaw.com Counsel for Plaintiff Emily Tompkins Rachel L. Carnaggio GODFREY & LAPUYADE, P.C. 9557 S. Kingston Court Englewood, CO 80112 carnaggio@godlap.com Counsel for Menu Foods Midwest Corporation, Menu Foods Income Fund, Menu Foods Limited, Menu Foods, Inc., and Menu Foods Holding, Inc. and I certify that I have mailed by United States Postal Service the Notice of Joinder of Defendants The Procter & Gamble Company and The Iams Company to Menu Foods Defendants' Motion to Stay Proceedings to non-CM/ECF participants: Frank Jablonski Noah Golden-Krasner PROGRESSIVE LAW GROUP, LLC 354 West Main Street Madison, WI 53703 Ilan J. Chorowsky PROGRESSIVE LAW GROUP, LLC 1130 North Dearborn Street Suite 3110 Chicago, IL 60610 s/ Steven J. Merker Steven J. Merker DORSEY & WHITNEY LLP 4700 Republic Plaza Building 370 Seventeenth Street Denver, Colorado 80202-5647 3

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