H. v. Wynn Las Vegas, LLC et al

Filing 35

ORDER granting 33 Stipulation To Extend Deadline to Respond to Plaintiff's Amended Complaint 1 Petition for Removal. Las Vegas Sands, LLC and Venetian Casino Resort, LLC answer due 7/15/2024. Signed by Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe on 7/8/2024. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF - MAM)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 KEMP JONES, LLP 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway Seventeenth Floor Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (702) 385-6000 • Fax (702) 385-6001 kjc@kempjones.com 9 10 11 12 13 14 KEMP JONES Michael J. Gayan (#11135) Wells Fargo Tower, 17th Floor 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89169 T: 702.385.6000 | F: 702.385.6001 m.gayan@kempjones.com DLA PIPER LLP (US) David S. Sager (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) 51 John F. Kennedy Parkway, Suite 120 Short Hills, New Jersey 07078 T: 973.520.2550 | F: 973.520.2551 david.sager@us.dlapiper.com Kyle T. Orne (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) 2525 East Camelback Road, Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ 85016 T: 480.606.5100 | F: 480.606.5101 dlaphx@us.dlapiper.com Attorneys for Defendants Venetian Casino Resort, LLC and Las Vegas Sands LLC 15 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 16 DISTRICT OF NEVADA 17 A.H., an Individual, Case No.: 2:24-cv-01041-GMN-NJK Plaintiff, 18 19 v. 20 WYNN LAS VEGAS, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; WYNN LAS VEGAS HOLDINGS, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; WYNN AMERICA GROUP, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; WYNN RESORTS FINANCE, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; WYNN RESORTS HOLDINGS, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; WYNN RESORTS, LIMITED, a Nevada Corporation; ARIA RESORT & CASINO, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; ARIA RESORT & CASINO HOLDINGS, LLC, a Nevada Limited 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1 STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER TO EXTEND DEADLINE FOR VENETIAN CASINO RESORT, LLC AND LAS VEGAS SANDS, LLC TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFF’S AMENDED COMPLAINT (ECF NO. 11) (SECOND REQUEST) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 KEMP JONES, LLP 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway Seventeenth Floor Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (702) 385-6000 • Fax (702) 385-6001 kjc@kempjones.com 9 10 Liability Company; MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL, a Delaware Corporation; VENETIAN CASINO RESORT, LLC, d/b/a THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; LAS VEGAS SANDS, LLC d/b/a THE VENETIAN LAS VEGAS, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; NEW YORK-NEW YORK HOTEL & CASINO, LLC d/b/a NEW YORK-NEW YORK HOTEL AND CASINO, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; CITYCENTER LAND, LLC, a Nevada Limited Liability Company; ACE A PROPCO LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company; DOES I-X; ROE BUSINESS ENTITIES XI-XX, inclusive, 11 Defendants. 12 13 Plaintiff A. H. (“Plaintiff”) and Defendants VENETIAN CASINO RESORT, LLC and 14 LAS VEGAS SANDS, LLC (together, “Venetian Defendants”), by and through their 15 respective counsel of record (collectively, the “Parties”), hereby agree to extend the Venetian 16 Defendants’ deadline to respond to Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint. 17 I. 18 STIPULATION 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 1. WHEREAS, on May 8, 2024, Plaintiff filed the Amended Complaint in the Eighth Judicial District Court, Clark County, Nevada. ECF No. 1-1 at 5–110. 2. WHEREAS, on May 16, 2024, Plaintiff served the Amended Complaint on the Venetian Defendants. ECF No. 1-2. 3. WHEREAS, on June 3, 2024, the Venetian Defendants removed this action to this Court. ECF No. 1. 4. WHEREAS, pursuant to the Court’s prior order entered on June 13, 2024 (ECF 26 No. 10), the Venetian Defendants’ current deadline to respond to the Amended Complaint is 27 July 8, 2024. Since then, lead counsel for the Venetian Defendants have been handling an 28 2 1 arbitration that has taken a substantial amount of time that they had planned to use to complete 2 the necessary work to meet the July 8 deadline. KEMP JONES, LLP 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway Seventeenth Floor Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (702) 385-6000 • Fax (702) 385-6001 kjc@kempjones.com 3 5. WHEREAS, Plaintiffs and the Venetian Defendants continue to meet and confer 4 regarding the proper and necessary defendant(s) to be named for Plaintiff’s claims related to the 5 Venetian Las Vegas resort hotel and casino. ECF No. 1-1 at 77–85. The Parties desire to 6 complete these discussions and, if successful, submit a Joint Motion to dismiss the Venetian 7 Defendants, add a new Defendant, and amend the caption before the Venetian Defendants 8 and/or their successor responds to the Amended Complaint. This will allow for orderly and 9 streamlined motion practice limited to the proper parties in interest. 10 11 12 6. WHEREAS, the Parties agree that the Venetian Defendants’ deadline to respond to the Amended Complaint shall be extended from the current deadline until July 15, 2024. IT IS SO STIPULATED. 13 DATED this 5th day of July, 2024. DATED this 5th day of July, 2024. 14 KEMP JONES, LLP CLAGGETT & SYKES LAW FIRM /s/ Michael Gayan Michael J. Gayan, Esq. (#11135) Wells Fargo Tower, 17th Floor 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway Las Vegas, NV 89169 m.gayan@kempjones.com /s/ Brian Blankenship Sean K. Claggett Brian Blankenship Scott E. Lundy 4101 Meadows Lane, Suite 100 Las Vegas, NV 89107 sclaggett@claggettlaw.com brian@claggettlaw.com scott@claggettlaw.com 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 DLA PIPER LLP (US) David S. Sager (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) 51 John F. Kennedy Parkway, Suite 120 Short Hills, New Jersey 07078 david.sager@us.dlapiper.com LEVIN PAPANTONIO RAFFERTY Kimberly L. Adams Matthew D. Schultz 316 South Baylen Street Pensacola, FL 32502 kadams@levinlaw.com mschultz@levinlaw.com Kyle T. Orne (Admitted Pro Hac Vice) 2525 East Camelback Road, Suite 1000 Phoenix, AZ 85016 dlaphx@us.dlapiper.com Attorneys for Defendants Venetian Casino Resort, LLC and Las Vegas Sands LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 27 28 3 1 II. 2 ORDER 3 4 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the deadline for Defendants VENETIAN CASINO 6 RESORT, LLC and LAS VEGAS SANDS, LLC to respond to Plaintiff’s Amended 7 Complaint is hereby extended until July 15, 2024. 9 KEMP JONES, LLP other good cause appearing, 5 8 3800 Howard Hughes Parkway Seventeenth Floor Las Vegas, Nevada 89169 (702) 385-6000 • Fax (702) 385-6001 kjc@kempjones.com Based on the foregoing Stipulation by Plaintiff and the Venetian Defendants, and for IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: July 8, 2024 10 11 12 13 _______________________________ Nancy J. Koppe United States Magistrate Judge 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 4

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