The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Honorable Bernard Zimmerman
ORDER REGARDING JOINT MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF JOINT REPORT AND [PROPOSED] CLASS/COLLECTIVE ACTION MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE SETTLEMENT AND CONTINUING CASE
WHEREAS on May 7, 2008, the parties in the above entitled action filed a supplemental joint case management statement explaining that, during a mediation session held on March 5, 2008, they had reached a class-wide settlement;
WHEREAS pursuant to a stipulated case management order, this Court ordered the parties to file, by no later than May 30, 2008, a joint motion for preliminary approval of the settlement or a joint report as to why they had not yet done so;
WHEREAS the parties have now exchanged initial drafts of the formal stipulation of settlement reflecting the agreement reached at the March 5, 2008 mediation session and the accompanying motion for preliminary approval, but are continuing to discuss and finalize those documents;
WHEREAS the parties have agreed to meet and confer on Monday, June 2, 2008, in the hope of finalizing those documents;
WHEREAS the parties currently intend to file, no later than June 18, 2008, a joint motion for preliminary approval, and notice the motion for a hearing date of July 23, 2008;
WHEREAS if the parties finalize the settlement and motion for preliminary approval prior to or on June 11, 2008, they will file the motion at that time, and notice the motion for a hearing date of July 16, 2008;
IT IS THEREFORE STIPULATED AND AGREED, by and between the parties hereto through their attorneys of record, that the Court enter the proposed Order set forth below. I, Tyler A. Roozen, attest that I have obtained concurrence from Carrie S. Lin in the filing of this Stipulation and Proposed Order Regarding Joint Motion for Preliminary Approval of Class/Collective Action Settlement and Continuing Case Management Conference. See N.D. Cal. General Order 45 § 10(B).
SCOTT COLE AND ASSOCIATES, APC By: CARRIE S. LIN Attorneys for Plaintiff TAMARA PARTRIDGE
MUNGER TOLLES AND OLSON LLP By TYLER A. ROOZEN Attorneys for Plaintiff SHEA MORTGAGE INC.
THE COURT HEREBY ORDERS AS FOLLOWS: No later than June 18, 2008, the parties shall file a motion for preliminary approval of settlement or, in the alternative, a ...