Markette v. Xoma Corp et al

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

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting {{69}} Stipulation {{66}} Judicial Referral for Purpose of Determining Relationship of Cases.

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1 COOLEY LLP JOHN C. DWYER (136533) (dwyerjc@cooley.com) 2 JESSICA VALENZUELA SANTAMARIA (220934) (jsantamaria@cooley.com) AMANDA A. MAIN (260814) (amain@cooley.com) 3 BRETT H. DE JARNETTE (292919) (bdejarnette@cooley.com) 3175 Hanover Street 4 Palo Alto, CA 94304-1130 Telephone: (650) 843-5000 5 Facsimile: (650) 849-7400 6 Attorneys for Defendants XOMA CORPORATION, JOHN W. VARIAN, 7 and PAUL D. RUBIN 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 11 JOSEPH F. MARKETTE, on Behalf of Case No. 3:15-CV-3425-HSG Himself and All Others Similarly Situated, 12 STIPULATION AND ORDER TO RELATE Plaintiff, CASES 13 v. 14 Judge: Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. XOMA CORPORATION, JOHN W. 15 VARIAN, and PAUL D. RUBIN, 16 Defendants. 17 18 WHEREAS, on July 24, 2015, Plaintiff Joseph F. Markette filed a putative class action 19 complaint (the "Markette Class Action"), Case No. 3-15-CV-3425-HSG, against defendants 20 XOMA Corporation, John W. Varian and Paul D. Rubin for violations of Sections 10(b) and 21 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Exchange Act"); 22 WHEREAS, on November 16, 2015, Plaintiff Deborah A. Fieser filed a shareholder 23 derivative action complaint (the "Fieser Derivative Action"), Case No. 4:15-CV-05236-KAW 24 against defendants XOMA Corporation, W. Denman Van Ness, William K. Bowes Jr., Peter 25 Barton Hutt, Joseph M. Limber, Kelvin M. Neu, Patrick J. Scannon, John W. Varian, Timothy P. 26 Walbert, Paul D. Rubin, and Jack L. Wyszomierski, for breach of fiduciary duty, arising out of 27 largely the same underlying facts as the Markette Class Action; 28 COOLEY LLP STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] A TTORN E YS A T L A W P A LO A LTO 1. ORDER TO RELATE CASES 3:15-CV-3425-HSG 1 WHEREAS, the parties believe under the particular circumstances of this case that the 2 Markette Class Action and the Fieser Derivative Action should be related pursuant to Northern 3 District of California Local Rule 3-12(a); 4 THEREFORE, the parties, through counsel, hereby stipulate as follows: 5 1. The Markette Class Action and the Fieser Derivative Action should be related 6 pursuant to Northern District of California Local Rule 3-12(a). 7 IT IS SO STIPULATED. 8 Dated: January 21, 2016 COOLEY LLP JOHN C. DWYER (136533) 9 JESSICA VALENZUELA SANTAMARIA (220934) AMANDA A. MAIN (260814) 10 BRETT H. DE JARNETTE (292919) 11 12 /s/ Jessica Valenzuela Santamaria Jessica Valenzuela Santamaria (220934) 13 Attorneys for Defendants XOMA CORPORATION, 14 JOHN W. VARIAN, and PAUL D. RUBIN 15 Dated: January 21, 2016 PUNZALAN LAW, P.C. MARK PUNZALAN (247599) 16 17 /s/ Mark Punzalan 18 Mark Punzalan (247599) 19 Attorneys for Plaintiff JOSEPHE F. MARKETTE 20 Dated: January 21, 2016 GREEN & NOBLIN, P.C. ROBERT S. GREEN (136183) 21 JAMES ROBERT NOBLIN (114442) and 22 FEDERMAN & SHERWOOD WILLIAM B. FEDERMAN 23 24 /s/ James Robert Noblin 25 James Robert Noblin (114442) 26 Attorneys for Plaintiff DEBORAH A. FIESER 27 28 COOLEY LLP STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] A TTORN E YS A T L A W P A LO A LTO 2. ORDER TO RELATE CASES 3:15-CV-3425-HSG 1 ATTESTATION (CIVIL LOCAL RULE 5-1(i)(3)) 2 In accordance with Civil Local Rule 5-1(i)(3), I attest that concurrence in the filing of this 3 document has been obtained from the signatories. 4 Dated: January 25, 2016 COOLEY LLP 5 /s/ Jessica Valenzuela Santamaria 6 Jessica Valenzuela Santamaria (220934) 7 Attorneys for Defendants XOMA CORPORATION, JOHN W. VARIAN, 8 and PAUL D. RUBIN 9 IT IS SO ORDERED. 10 11 Dated: January 25, 2016 __________________________________ 12 Hon. Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. United States District Court Judge 13 126567771 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 COOLEY LLP STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] A TTORN E YS A T L A W P A LO A LTO 3. ORDER TO RELATE CASES 3:15-CV-3425-HSG