Center For Food Safety et al v. Vilsack et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-01590

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting {{86}} Motion to Appear by Telephone at June 27, 2017 Further Case Management Conference. Counsel shall contact CourtCall at (866) 582-6878 to make arrangements for the telephonic appearance.

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1 CHAD A. READLER Acting Assistant Attorney General 2 ERIC R. WOMACK Assistant Branch Director 3 M. ANDREW ZEE (CA Bar No. 272510) Attorney 4 Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch U.S. Department of Justice 5 450 Golden Gate Avenue, Room 7-5395 San Francisco, CA 94102 6 Telephone: (415) 436-6646 Facsimile: (415) 436-6632 7 E-mail: m.andrew.zee@usdoj.gov 8 Attorneys for Defendants 9 10 THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 11 OAKLAND DIVISION 12 CENTER FOR FOOD SAFETY, et al.,) Case No. 4:15-cv-1590-HSG 13) Plaintiffs,) STIPULATED REQUEST AND 14 [PROPOSED] ORDER TO ALLOW v.) TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE AT 15) JUNE 27, 2017 FURTHER CASE SONNY PERDUE, Secretary of the United) MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 16 States Department Of Agriculture, et al.,)) 17 Defendants.) 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 CASE NO. 4:15-CV-1590-HSG STIPULATED REQUEST TO ALLOW TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE 1 In accordance with Northern District of California Civil Local Rule 7-12, Plaintiffs 2 Center for Food Safety; Beyond Pesticides; Equal Exchange; Food & Water Watch, Inc.; Frey 3 Vineyards, Ltd.; Greensward/New Natives LLC; La Montanita Co-op; Maine Organic Farmers 4 and Gardeners Association; Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance; Ohio Ecological Food 5 and Farm Association; Organic Consumers Association; Organic Seed Growers and Trade 6 Association; PCC Natural Markets; and The Cornucopia Institute (Plaintiffs) and Defendants 7 Sonny Perdue, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture; Bruce Summers, Acting 8 Administrator of the Agricultural Marketing Service; and Miles McEvoy, Deputy Administrator 9 of the National Organic Program, all sued solely in their official capacities (Defendants), by and 10 through their respective counsel, stipulate and agree as follows: 11 1. On June 19, 2017, the Court set a further case management conference for June 12 27, 2017. See ECF No. 85. 13 2. Undersigned counsel for Defendants has previously arranged travel to Department 14 of Justice offices in Washington, D.C., and plans to be in Washington, D.C. during the week of 15 June 26, 2017 and, specifically, on June 27, 2017 when the further case management conference 16 is scheduled to occur. 17 3. Defendants request, with Plaintiffs' consent, that counsel for Defendants be 18 permitted to appear telephonically at the June 27, 2017 conference. Counsel believes that his 19 ability to meaningfully participate in the conference will not be impeded by appearing 20 telephonically. 21 22 IT IS SO STIPULATED. 23 24 Respectfully submitted this 21st day of June, 2017 in San Francisco, California. 25 /s/ Sylvia Shih-Yau Wu 26 SYLVIA SHIH-YAU WU (CSB No. 273549) PAIGE M. TOMASELLI (CSB No. 237737) 27 Center for Food Safety 28 303 Sacramento Street, 2nd Floor San Francisco, CA 94111 CASE NO. 4:15-CV-01590-HSG 1 STIPULATED REQUEST TO ALLOW TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE T: (415) 826-2270 / F: (415) 826-0507 1 Emails: swu@centerforfoodsafety.org ptomaselli @centerforfoodsafety.org 2 Counsel for Plaintiffs 3 4 CHAD A. READLER Acting Assistant Attorney General 5 ERIC R. WOMACK Assistant Branch Director 6 /s/ M. Andrew Zee 7 M. ANDREW ZEE (State Bar No. 272510) 8 Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch U.S. Department of Justice 9 450 Golden Gate Avenue, Room 7-5395 San Francisco, CA 94102 10 T: (415) 436-6646 / F: (415) 436-6632 Email: m.andrew.zee@usdoj.gov 11 Attorneys for Defendants 12 13 14 15 16 ATTESTATION 17 Pursuant to Local Rule 5-1(i)(3), I attest that I am the ECF user whose user ID and 18 password are being used in the electronic filing of this document, and further attest that I have 19 obtained the concurrence in the filing of the document from the other signatory. 20 21 /s/ M. Andrew Zee M. ANDREW ZEE 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 CASE NO. 4:15-CV-01590-HSG 2 STIPULATED REQUEST TO ALLOW TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER 2 Pursuant to the parties' stipulated request, Defendants' request to allow counsel to appear 3 telephonically at the June 27, 2017 further case management conference is GRANTED. Counsel 4 shall contact CourtCall at (866) 582-6878 to make arrangements for the telephonic appearance. 5 Dated: June _______, 2017 2017. 22, 22 _____________________________ Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. 6 U.S. District Court Judge 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 CASE NO. 4:15-CV-01590-HSG 3 STIPULATED REQUEST TO ALLOW TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE