The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Claudia Wilken United States District Judge
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CONTINUING DEADLINES SET FORTH IN DECEMBER 18, 2009 CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER
WHEREAS, the Court entered a Case Management Order on December 18, 2009, setting forth certain dates for discovery, dispositive motions, and trial;
WHEREAS, on April 22, 2010, the Court heard argument from the parties on Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification;
WHEREAS, the Court has not yet ruled on Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification;
WHEREAS, the earliest future date in that Order is the deadline for completion of fact discovery and disclosure of expert witnesses, scheduled for August 27, 2010;
WHEREAS, the parties have agreed to participate in a mediation;
WHEREAS, the parties and their preferred mediator, Mr. Jeffrey A. Ross, are next available for mediation in late October;
The parties hereby stipulate and agree that:
1. All discovery deadlines are hereby stayed while the parties engage in mediation;
2. Plaintiffs' pending Motion for Class Certification is hereby stayed while the parties engage in mediation.
3. The parties shall jointly report to the Court by November 12, 2010, either that (1) they have reached a resolution or (2) they request a new case management order setting forth new deadlines to supersede those set forth in the December 18, 2009 Case Management Order, and that the Court issue its ruling on Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification.
The foregoing stipulation is approved, and IT ...