Filing 42

Joint MOTION for Protective Order, filed by Defendants BAC GP, LLC, BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC., Plaintiffs DWAYNE RANSOM DAVIS, MELISA DAVIS. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Stipulated Protective Order, # 2 Exhibit 1 Acknowledgement and Nondisclosure Agreement)(Goodknight, Libby)

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DAVIS et al v. COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC. et al Doc. 42 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION DWAYNE RANSOM DAVIS and ) MELISA DAVIS, on behalf of themselves ) and all others similarly situated, ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) v. ) ) COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS, INC.; ) BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; ) BAC GP, LLC; and BAC HOME LOANS ) SERVICING, LP, ) ) Defendants. ) Civil Action No. 1:10-cv-1303-JMS-DML JOINT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER Plaintiffs Dwayne Ransom Davis and Melisa Davis (collectively, "Plaintiffs"), and Defendants Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.; Bank of America, N.A.; BAC GP, LLC; and BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP (collectively, "Defendants"), by their respective counsel, and pursuant to Rule 26(c) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, respectfully move the Court for the entry of a Stipulated Protective Order. In support of this Motion, the parties state as follows: 1. The purpose of this Motion is to limit the disclosure and use of trade secret or other confidential research, development, or commercial information in documents, electronic files, drawings, written discovery responses, and deposition testimony the parties have sought or will be seeking in this action. 2. It is anticipated that the parties will produce documents, or portions thereof, and any other form of evidence or discovery contemplated under Federal Rules of Civil Dockets.Justia.com Procedure 26 through 37, that contain "trade secret or other confidential research, development, or commercial information" as defined in Rule 26(c)(1)(G). 3. 4. A copy of the proposed Stipulated Protective Order is tendered herewith. Counsel for both sides have worked together in crafting the Stipulated Protective Order and are in agreement with the proposed order. WHEREFORE, Plaintiffs and Defendants respectfully move the Court to grant this Motion, to enter a protective order in a form substantially the same as the one tendered with this Motion, and to grant all other just and proper relief. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Eric S. Pavlack Irwin B. Levin Richard E. Shevitz Eric S. Pavlack Vess A. Miller Gabriel A. Hawkins COHEN AND MALAD, LLP One Indiana Square, Suite 1400 Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 (317) 636-6481 FAX: (317) 636-2593 ilevin@cohenandmalad.com rshevitz@cohenandmalad.com epavlack@cohenandmalad.com vmiller@cohenandmalad.com ghawkins@cohenandmalad.com Clifford T. Rubenstein MAURER RIFKIN & HILL, P.C. 11550 North Meridian Street, Suite 115 Carmel, Indiana 46032 (317) 844-8372 FAX: (317) 573-5564 crubenstein@mrhlaw.com Counsel for Plaintiffs /s/ Libby Y. Goodknight KRIEG DeVAULT LLP One Indiana Square, Suite 2800 Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-2079 (317) 636-4341 FAX: (317) 636-1507 lgoodknight@kdlegal.com Matthew R. Strzynski KRIEG DeVAULT LLP 12800 North Meridian Street, Suite 300 Carmel, Indiana 46032-942 (317) 566-1110 FAX: (317) 636-1507 mstrzynski@kdlegal.com Richard Cullen, pro hac vice J. William Boland, pro hac vice Bryan A. Fratkin, pro hac vice Brian E. Pumphrey, pro hac vice McGUIRE WOODS LLP One James Center 901 East Cary Street Richmond, Virginia 23219 (804) 775-1000 FAX: (804) 775-1061 2 rcullen@mcguirewoods.com wboland@mcguirewoods.com bfratkin@mcguirewoods.com bpumphrey@mcguirewoods.com Bradley Kutrow, pro hac vice McGUIRE WOODS LLP Bank of America Corporate Center 100 North Tryon Street, Suite 2900 Charlotte, North Carolina 28202-4011 (704) 343-2049 FAX: (704) 373-8935 bkutrow@mcguirewoods.com Counsel for Defendants 3 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I certify that a copy of the foregoing Joint Motion for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order was filed electronically on this 28th day of February, 2011. Notice of this filing will be sent to the parties by operation of the Court's electronic filing system. Parties may access this filing through the Court's system. Irwin B. Levin ilevin@cohenandmalad.com Richard E. Shevitz rshevitz@cohenandmalad.com Eric S. Pavlack epavlack@cohenandmalad.com Vess A. Miller vmiller@cohenandmalad.com Gabriel A. Hawkins ghawkins@cohenandmalad.com Clifford T. Rubenstein crubenstein@mrhlaw.com Richard Cullen rcullen@mcguirewoods.com J. William Boland wboland@mcguirewoods.com Bryan A. Fratkin bfratkin@mcguirewoods.com Brian E. Pumphrey bpumphrey@mcguirewoods.com Bradley Kutrow bkutrow@mcguirewoods.com Matthew R. Strzynski mstrzynski@kdlegal.com /s/ Libby Y. Goodknight Libby Y. Goodknight KD_3268740_1.DOC 4

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