United States District Court, E.D. California
SCHEDULING ORDER (FED. R. CIV. P. 16)
JENNIFER L. THURSTON UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
Date of Scheduling Conference
Appearances of Counsel
Wilson appeared on behalf of the Government.
Chippey appeared on behalf of Southern California Edison.
Discovery Plan and Cut-Off Date
parties are ordered to exchange the initial disclosures
required by Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1) on or before
January 15, 2020.
parties are ordered to complete all discovery, pertaining to
non-experts and experts, on or before February 12,
parties are directed to disclose all expert witnesses, in
writing, on or before September 15, 2020,
and to disclose all rebuttal experts on or before
December 15, 2020. The written designation
of retained and non-retained experts shall be
made pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P. Rule 26(a)(2), (A), (B), and
(C) and shall include all information required
thereunder. Failure to designate experts in
compliance with this order may result in the Court excluding
the testimony or other evidence offered through such experts
that are not disclosed pursuant to this order.
provisions of Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(b)(4) and (5) shall apply to
all discovery relating to experts and their opinions. Experts
must be fully prepared to be examined on all subjects and
opinions included in the designation. Failure to comply will
result in the imposition of sanctions, which may include
striking the expert designation and preclusion of expert
provisions of Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(e) regarding a party's duty
to timely supplement disclosures and responses to discovery
requests will be strictly enforced.
Limits on Discovery The parties have agreed to the
following limits on discovery:
a. 15 depositions per side;
b. 25 interrogatories per side, answered within 30 days;
c. 25 requests for admission, answered within 30 ...