Brady et al v. National Football League et al
ORDER FOR CONSOLIDATION granting Plaintiffs' Motion to Consolidate Cases 15 in 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG. Case numbers 11-CV-639 SRN/JJG and 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG shall hereby be consolidated under case number 11-CV-639 SRN/JJG and 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG shall be dismissed. Any documents filed in 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG shall be copied and docketed in case number 11-CV-639 SRN/JJG. Signed by Judge Susan Richard Nelson on 04/11/11. (bcr) Modified text on 4/11/2011 (lmb).
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MINNESOTA
Tom Brady, Drew Brees,
Vincent Jackson Ben Leber, Logan Mankins,
Peyton Manning, Von Miller, Brian Robison,
Osi Umenyiora and Mike Vrabel,
individually and on behalf of all
others similarly situated
Civil No. 11-CV-639 (SRN/JJG)
National Football League, et al,
ORDER FOR CONSOLIDATION
Carl Eller, Priest Holmes,
Obafemi Ayanbadejo, Ryan Collins,
and Antawan Walker, individually and on behalf
of all others similar situated,
Civil No. 11-CV-748 (SRN/JJG)
National Football League, et al.,
Barbara P. Berens and Justi R. Miller, Berens & Miller, PA, 80 South Eighth Street, Suite 3720,
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402; Timothy R. Thornton, Briggs & Morgan, PA, 80 South Eighth
Street, Suite 2200, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402; Bruce S. Meyer and James W. Quinn, Weil,
Gotshal & Manges, LLP, 767 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10019; Christopher R. Clark,
David G. Feher, David L. Greenspan, Jeffrey L. Kessler, Jennifer Stewart and Molly Donovan,
Dewey & LeBoeuf, LLP, 1301 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10019, counsel
for Brady Plaintiffs.
Arthur N. Bailey, Jr., Hilary K. Scherrer, Jon T. King, Michael D. Hausfeld and Michael P.
Lehmann, Hausfeld LLP, 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 3400, San Francisco, California 94104;
Daniel S. Mason, Mark J. Feinberg and Michael E. Jacobs, Zelle Hofmann Voelbel & Mason
LLP, 500 Washington Avenue South, Suite 4000, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55415; and Samuel D.
Heins and Vincent J. Esades, Heins Mills & Olson PLC, 310 Clifton Avenue, Minneapolis,
Minnesota 55403, counsel for Eller Plaintiffs.
Daniel J. Connolly and Aaron D. Van Oort, Faegre & Benson, LLP, 90 South Seventh Street,
Suite 2200, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402; Benjamin C. Block, Gregg H. Levy and James M.
Garland, Covington & Burling, LLP, 1201 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington DC
20004; David Boies and William A. Isaacson, Boies, Schiller & Flexner, LLP, 333 Main Street,
Armonk, New York 10504, counsel for Defendants.
SUSAN RICHARD NELSON, United States District Judge
Before the Court is the Motion to Consolidate Cases [Doc. No. 15] filed by Plaintiffs in
Eller v. Nat'l Football League, 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG. Defendants do not oppose this motion, nor
do Plaintiffs in Brady v. Nat'l Football League, 11-CV-639 SRN/JJG.
THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
The Motion to Consolidate Cases [Doc. No. 15] filed by Plaintiffs in Eller v. Nat'l
Football League, 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG is GRANTED.
Case numbers 11-CV-639 SRN/JJG and 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG shall hereby be
consolidated under case number 11-CV-639 SRN/JJG and 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG
shall be dismissed. Any documents filed in 11-CV-748 SRN/JJG shall be copied
and docketed in case number 11-CV-639 SRN/JJG.
A copy of this Order shall be placed in both of the above files.
Dated: April 11, 2011
s/Susan Richard Nelson
SUSAN RICHARD NELSON
United States District Court Judge
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