The opinion of the court was delivered by: Maxine M. Chesney United States District Judge
PRETRIAL PREPARATION ORDER
It is hereby ORDERED pursuant to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Local Rules of this Court:
JURY TRIAL DATE: Monday, May 20, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., Courtroom 7, 19th floor.
TRIAL LENGTH is estimated to be 15 to 20 days.
DISCOVERY PLAN: Per Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Rules, subject to any provisions below.
NON-EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF December 7, 2012 .
Plaintiff/Defendant: No later than November 28, 2012 . Plaintiff/Defendant: Rebuttal no later than December 28, 2012
Parties shall conform to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 26(a)(2).
EXPERT DISCOVERY CUTOFF January 25, 2013 .
DISCOVERY MATTERS are referred to a Magistrate Judge and are to be noticed for hearing before the assigned Magistrate Judge.
DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS shall be filed no later than February 15, 2013 , and shall be noticed for hearing 35 days thereafter.
SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE shall be held before Magistrate Judge N/A and scheduled to take place no later than 30 days prior to the Pretrial Conference.
PRETRIAL CONFERENCE DATE: May 7, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
COUNSEL WHO INTEND TO TRY THE CASE MUST ATTEND THE PRETRIAL CONFERENCE. Counsel shall be prepared to discuss all aspects of the case, including settlement. Pretrial shall conform to the attached instructions.
MEET AND CONFER (Civil L.R. 16-10(b)(5): Lead trial counsel shall meet and confer no later than April 1, 2013 .
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE: Friday, February 8, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
FURTHER STATUS CONFERENCE STATEMENT DUE: Friday, February 1, 2013
Case referred to Private Mediation by agreement of the parties.
Deadline to amend pleadings or add new parties is June 4, 2012. Deadline to file motion for class certification is September 7, 2012. Deadline to disclose class certification experts is July 30, 2012.
Deadline to disclose class certification rebuttal experts is August 20, 2012.
PLAINTIFF IS ORDERED TO SERVE A COPY OF THIS ORDER ON ANY PARTY SUBSEQUENTLY JOINED IN THIS ACTION.
Counsel SHALL meet and confer in good faith in advance of complying with the following pretrial requirements for the purpose of preparing for the ...