D.S. et al v. New York City Department of Education

Filing 12

ORDER granting 11 Letter Motion for Extension of Time to File. So Ordered. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Robert W. Lehrburger on 2/17/2021) (js)

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Case 1:21-cv-00824-JMF-RWL Document 12 Filed 02/17/21 Page 1 of 1 2/17/2021 JAMES E. JOHNSON Corporation Counsel THE CITY OF NEW YORK LAW DEPARTMENT 100 CHURCH STREET NEW YORK, NY 10007 William G. Rives Senior Counsel Assistant Corporation Counsel Cell: (646) 581-8031 February 17, 2021 VIA ECF Hon. Robert W. Lehrburger 500 Pearl Street, Room 1960 United States Courthouse New York, New York 10007 Re: First Request D.S. and M.S. individually and on behalf of J.S. –v.- New York City Department of Education 21-CV-00824 (JMF) (RWL) Dear Judge Lehrburger: I am an Assistant Corporation Counsel in the office of Corporation Counsel James E. Johnson, attorney for Defendant in the above-referenced action wherein Plaintiff seeks attorneys’ fees, costs and expenses for legal work on an administrative hearing under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. §1400, et seq. (“IDEA”), as well as for this action. I write to respectfully request an extension of the parties’ time to submit a joint letter in lieu of a court conference pursuant to the order of the Honorable Jesse M. Furman, dated February 1, 2021. I request the time to file be extended 30 days, from February 22, 2021 to March 24, 2021. This is the first request for an extension of the deadline. Plaintiff consents to the request. I was recently assigned this case and am awaiting Plaintiff’s updated billing records so that I may review them and request settlement authority from the Comptroller of the City of New York, as required pursuant to New York City Charter §93(i). Accordingly, Defendant respectfully requests the time to submit a joint letter be extended to March 24, 2021. Thank you for considering this request. Respectfully submitted, /s/ William G. Rives Assistant Corporation Counsel cc: Adam Dayan, Esquire (Via ECF) 2/17/2021

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