Handler v. Chartwell RX Sciences, LLC

Filing 38

ORDER This case has been assigned to the undersigned for all purposes. All counsel must familiarize themselves with the Courts Individual Rules, which are available at https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/hon-john-p-cronan. By February 21, 2024, the parti es are ordered submit a joint letter, not to exceed five (5) pages, addressing the following in separate paragraphs: (1) A brief statement of the nature of the action and the principal defenses thereto; (2) A brief explanation of why jurisdiction an d venue lie in this Court; (3) A brief description of all outstanding motions and/or all outstanding requests to file motions; (4) A brief description of any discovery that has already taken place, and that which will be necessary for the parties to engage in meaningful settlement negotiations; (5) A list of all prior settlement discussions, including the date, the parties involved, and the approximate duration of such discussions, if any; (6) The estimated length of trial; (7) Whether either party requests a conference at this time; and (8) Any other information that the parties believe may assist this Court in resolving the action. By that date, the parties shall also submit to the Court a proposed case management plan and scheduling or der, a template of which is available at https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/hon-john-p-cronan. If this case has been settled or otherwise terminated, counsel are not required to submit such letter or to appear, provided that a stipulation of discontinuan ce, voluntary dismissal, or other proof of termination is filed on the docket prior to the joint letter submission deadline, using the appropriate ECF Filing Event. See SDNY ECF Rules & Instructions §§ 13.17-13.20, available at https://ny sd.uscourts.gov/rules/ecf-related-instructions. In accordance with the Court's Individual Rules and Practices for Civil Cases, requests for extensions or adjournment may be made only by letter-motion filed on ECF and must be received at least 48 hours (i.e., two business days) before the deadline or scheduled appearance, absent compelling circumstances. The written submission must state (1) the original date(s) set for the appearance or deadline(s) and the new date(s) requested; (2) the reason(s) for the request; (3) the number of previous requests for adjournment or extension; (4) whether these previous requests were granted or denied; and (5) whether opposing counsel consents, and, if not, the reasons given by opposing counsel for refusing to consent. Counsel who have noticed an appearance as of the issuance of this order are directed to notify all other parties' attorneys in this action by serving upon each of them a copy of this order and the Courts Individual Rul es (available at the Court's website, https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/hon-john-p-cronan) forthwith. If unaware of the identity of counsel for any of the parties, counsel receiving this order must forthwith send a copy of this order and Individual Rules to that party personally. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge John P. Cronan on 2/7/2024) (jca)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ----------------------------------------------------------------------- X : ROBERT P. HANDLER in his capacity as Trustee: Assignee for the Benefit of Creditors of ELORAC, Inc., : : Plaintiff, : : -v: : CHARTWELL RX SCIENCES, LLC, : : Defendant. : : ----------------------------------------------------------------------- X 24 Civ. 863 (JPC) ORDER JOHN P. CRONAN, United States District Judge: This case has been assigned to the undersigned for all purposes. All counsel must familiarize themselves with the Court’s Individual Rules, which are available at https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/hon-john-p-cronan. By February 21, 2024, the parties are ordered submit a joint letter, not to exceed five (5) pages, addressing the following in separate paragraphs: (1) A brief statement of the nature of the action and the principal defenses thereto; (2) A brief explanation of why jurisdiction and venue lie in this Court; (3) A brief description of all outstanding motions and/or all outstanding requests to file motions; (4) A brief description of any discovery that has already taken place, and that which will be necessary for the parties to engage in meaningful settlement negotiations; (5) A list of all prior settlement discussions, including the date, the parties involved, and the approximate duration of such discussions, if any; (6) The estimated length of trial; (7) Whether either party requests a conference at this time; and (8) Any other information that the parties believe may assist this Court in resolving the action. By that date, the parties shall also submit to the Court a proposed case management plan and scheduling order, a template of which is available at https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/hon-john-pcronan. If this case has been settled or otherwise terminated, counsel are not required to submit such letter or to appear, provided that a stipulation of discontinuance, voluntary dismissal, or other proof of termination is filed on the docket prior to the joint letter submission deadline, using the appropriate ECF Filing Event. See SDNY ECF Rules & Instructions §§ 13.17-13.20, available at https://nysd.uscourts.gov/rules/ecf-related-instructions. In accordance with the Court’s Individual Rules and Practices for Civil Cases, requests for extensions or adjournment may be made only by letter-motion filed on ECF and must be received at least 48 hours (i.e., two business days) before the deadline or scheduled appearance, absent compelling circumstances. The written submission must state (1) the original date(s) set for the appearance or deadline(s) and the new date(s) requested; (2) the reason(s) for the request; (3) the number of previous requests for adjournment or extension; (4) whether these previous requests were granted or denied; and (5) whether opposing counsel consents, and, if not, the reasons given by opposing counsel for refusing to consent. Counsel who have noticed an appearance as of the issuance of this order are directed to notify all other parties’ attorneys in this action by serving upon each of them a copy of this order and the Court’s Individual Rules (available https://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/hon-john-p-cronan) forthwith. at the Court’s website, If unaware of the identity of counsel for any of the parties, counsel receiving this order must forthwith send a copy of this order and Individual Rules to that party personally. SO ORDERED. Dated: February 7, 2024 New York, New York __________________________________ JOHN P. CRONAN United States District Judge 2

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