The opinion of the court was delivered by: Richard Seeborg United States District Judge
United States District court For the Northern District of California
CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER
Pursuant to Rule 16(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the parties attended a Case Management Conference on December 1, 2011. After considering the Joint Case Management 21 Statement submitted by the parties and consulting with the attorneys of record for the parties and 22 good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 23
1. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION. MEDIATION.
This matter is referred to mediation to be completed within 120 days of the 25 issuance of this order. The parties shall promptly notify the Court whether the case is resolved at 26 the conference. 27
On or beforeJune 29, 2012, all non-expert discovery shall be completed by the parties.
Discovery shall be limited as follows: (a) ten (10) non-expert depositions per party; (b) twenty-five 3 (25) interrogatories per party, including all discrete subparts; (c) a reasonable number of requests 4 for production of documents or for inspection per party; and (d) a reasonable number of requests for 5 admission per party. 6
The disclosure and discovery of expert witness opinions 7 shall proceed as follows: 8
A. On or before July 20, 2012, plaintiff shall disclose expert testimony and reports in 9 accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2). 10
B. On or before August 10, 2012, defendant shall disclose expert testimony and reports in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
C. On or before August 31, 2012, all discovery of expert witnesses pursuant to Federal Rule 13 of Civil ...