United States District Court, N.D. California
February 12, 2014
AYANNA NOBLES and JULIA HUGHES, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs,
COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS USA, INC., and THE COCA-COLA COMPANY Defendants.
Reginald Von Terrell, Attorneys for Plaintiffs,
Tammy B. Webb, SHOOK, HARDY & BACON L.L.P., San Francisco, California,
Steven A. Zalesin, (Admitted pro hac vice), PATTERSON BELKNAP WEBB & TYLER LLP, New York, New York, Attorneys for Defendants THE COCA-COLA COMPANY and COCA-COLA REFRESHMENTS USA, INC.
STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CONTINUING THE INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE AND ADR DEADLINES
JEFFREY S. WHITE, District Judge.
Pursuant to Paragraph 4 of the Civil Standing Orders of the Honorable Jeffrey S. White and Rules 6-1(b), 6-2, and 16-2(d) of the Civil Local Rules for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, Plaintiffs Ayanna Nobles and Julia Hughes ("Plaintiffs") and Defendants The Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Refreshments USA, Inc., ("Defendants") (collectively referred to as the "Parties") through their respective counsel hereby stipulate as follows:
WHEREAS, on December 4, 2013, the Parties received notice from the Court continuing the Initial Case Management Conference from January 31, 2014, to February 5, 2014 (Dkt. 12);
WHEREAS, on December 20, 2013, the Honorable Susan Ilston continued the Initial Case Management Conference from February 5, 2014, to March 21, 2014 (Dkt. 16);
WHEREAS, on December 20, 2013, the Honorable Susan Ilston extended the deadline for Defendants to respond to Plaintiffs' Complaint to two weeks after the Court renders a decision on the defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Amended Complaint in Engurasoff, et al. v. The Coca-Cola Company, et al., Case No. 3:13-cv-03990-JSW (Dkt. No. 16);
WHEREAS, on December 30, 2013, the Court deemed Engurasoff and Nobles as related matters (Dkt. No. 17);
WHEREAS, on December 30, 2013, the Honorable Jeffrey S. White reset the March 21, 2014 Initial Case Management Conference to February 21, 2014 (Dkt. 18), the same date on which the hearing on defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Amended Complaint in Engurasoff was scheduled to be heard ( see Engurasoff Dkt. 35);
WHEREAS, on February 10, 2014, the Initial Case Management Conference and hearing on defendants' Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Amended Complaint in Engurasoff was continued to April 18, 2014 ( Engurasoff Dkt. 40);
WHEREAS, the Parties have met and conferred to continue the Initial Case Management Conference in this case to the date on which the Initial Case Management Conference in Engurasoff is reset;
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED by and between the Parties through their respective attorneys of record that:
1. Pursuant to the Court's continuance of the Engurasoff Initial Case Management Conference ( see Engurasoff Dkt. 40), the Nobles Initial Case Management Conference shall be continued from February 21, 2014 to April 18, 2014, at 11:00 a.m..
2. Pursuant to ADR Local Rule 3-5, the deadline to meet and confer regarding ADR process selection, to file the ADR Certification, and to file either a Stipulation to ADR Process or Notice of Need for ADR Phone Conference shall be March 28, 2014.
Pursuant to L.R. 5-11(i)(3), I attest that concurrence in the filing of this document has been obtained from the other signatories.
The Court hereby orders that:
1. The Initial Case Management Conference set for February 21, 2014 is continued to April 18, 2014 at 11:00 a.m.
2. Parties shall meet and confer regarding ADR process selection, file the ADR Certification, and file either a Stipulation to ADR Process or Notice of Need for ADR Phone Conference by no later than March 28, 2014.
IT IS SO ORDERED.