Markette v. Xoma Corp et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-03425

ORDER OF RECUSAL RE CASE NO. 15-cv-5429-HSG AND ORDER RESCINDING RELATED CASE ORDER RE CASE NOS. 15-cv-3425-HSG and 15-cv-5236-HSG. Signed by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. on 3/24/2016.

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1 2 3 4 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 5 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 6 7 JEFFREY CSOKA, Related Case No. 15-cv-05429-HSG Plaintiff, ORDER OF RECUSAL AND ORDER 8 RESCINDING RELATED CASE ORDER v. 9 Re: Dkt. Nos. 13 & 17 10 JOHN W VARIAN, et al., Defendants. 11 12 JOSEPH F. MARKETTE, Lead Case No. 15-cv-03425-HSG Northern District of California United States District Court Plaintiff, 13 v. 14 15 XOMA CORPORATION, et al., Defendants. 16 17 DEBORAH A. FIESER, Related Case No. 15-cv-05236-HSG Plaintiff, 18 v. 19 20 W. DENMAN VAN NESS, et al., Defendants. 21 22 23 TO ALL PARTIES AND COUNSEL OF RECORD: 24 I, the undersigned judge of the court, finding myself disqualified in Csoka v. Varian, Case 25 No. 3:15-cv-05429, hereby recuse myself from this case and request that the case be reassigned 26 pursuant to the provisions of paragraph E.2 of the Assignment Plan. 27 The Court hereby rescinds its order relating this case to Markette v. Xoma Corp., Case No. 28 3:15-cv-3425, and Fieser v. Van Ness, Case No. 4:15-cv-05236. The Markette and Fieser cases 1 will remain assigned to the undersigned judge. 2 All pending dates of motions, pretrial conferences and trial in the Csoka case are hereby 3 vacated and will be reset by the newly assigned judge. This includes the parties' stipulation to 4 extend time for defendants to respond to complaint and reschedule case management conference, 5 Dkt. No. 17. 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. 7 Dated: March 22, 24, 2016 8 9 HAYWOOD S. GILLIAM, JR. 10 United States District Judge 11 12 Northern District of California United States District Court 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2