CASE MANAGEMENT SCHEDULING ORDER
RICHARD SEEBORG, District Judge.
Pursuant to Rule 16(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the parties attended a Case Management Conference on October 31, 2013. After considering the Joint Case Management Statement submitted by the parties and consulting with the attorneys of record for the parties and good cause appearing, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:
1. ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION.
MEDIATION. The parties shall participate in private mediation on or before February 28, 2014.
2. AMENDMENT TO PLEADINGS.
Any amendments to the pleadings must be filed on or before January 31, 2014.
On or before June 2, 2014, all non-expert discovery shall be completed by the parties. Discovery shall be limited as follows: (a) five (5) non-expert depositions per party; (b) twenty-five (25) interrogatories per party, including all discrete subparts; (c) a reasonable number of requests for production of documents or for inspection per party; and (d) a reasonable number of requests for admission per party.
4. DISCOVERY DISPUTES.
Discovery disputes will be referred to a Magistrate Judge. After the parties have met and conferred, the parties shall prepare a joint letter of not more than 8 pages explaining the dispute. Up to 12 pages of attachments may be added. The joint letter must be electronically filed under the Civil Events category of "Motions and Related Filings >Motions-General > Discovery Letter Brief." The Magistrate Judge to whom the matter is assigned will advise the parties of how that Judge intends to proceed. The Magistrate Judge may issue a ruling, order more formal briefing, or set a telephone conference or a hearing. After a Magistrate Judge has been assigned, all further discovery matters shall be filed pursuant to that Judge's procedures.
5. EXPERT WITNESSES. The disclosure and discovery of expert witnesses shall proceed as follows:
A. On or before July 1, 2014, parties will exchange opening expert reports.
B. On or before August 1, 2014, parties will exchange opposing expert reports.
C. On or before August 22, 2014, parties will exchange ...