Norfolk County Retirement System v. Solazyme, Inc. et al

Northern District of California, cand-4:2015-cv-02938

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting {{69}} Stipulation re Scheduling

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1 ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN & DOWD LLP 2 WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE (200087) MATTHEW S. MELAMED (260272) 3 Post Montgomery Center 4 One Montgomery Street, Suite 1800 San Francisco, CA 94104 5 Telephone: 415/288-4545 415/288-4534 (fax) 6 willowr@rgrdlaw.com mmelamed@rgrdlaw.com 7 8 Liaison Counsel 9 LABATON SUCHAROW LLP JOEL H. BERNSTEIN 10 MARK S. ARISOHN CORBAN S. RHODES GLANCY PRONGAY & MURRAY LLP 11 140 Broadway LIONEL Z. GLANCY (134180) EX KANO S. SAMS II (192936) 12 New York, NY 10005 ROBERT V. PRONGAY(270796) Telephone: 212/907-0700 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100 13 212/818-0477 (fax) Los Angeles, CA 90067 jberstein@labaton.com Telephone: 310/201-9150 14 marisohn@labaton.com 310/432-1495 (fax) crhodes@labaton.com lglancy@glancylaw.com 15 esams@glancylaw.com rprongay@glancylaw.com 16 Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs 17 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 18 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 19 NORFOLK COUNTY RETIREMENT) Case No. 3:15-cv-02938-HSG 20 SYSTEM, Individually and on Behalf of All) Others Similarly Situated,) CLASS ACTION 21) Plaintiff,) STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] 22) SCHEDULING ORDER vs.) 23) SOLAZYME, INC., et al.,) 24) Defendants.) 25) 26 27 28 1086825_1 1 Pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-12, the parties, Norfolk County Retirement System 2 ("Norfolk"), John Medlin, John Hussain, Nancy Ackels and Leonardo Fernandez (collectively, 3 "Solazyme Investors" or "Lead Plaintiffs") and Solazyme, Inc. ("Solazyme"), Jonathan S. Wolfson, 4 Tyler W. Painter, David C. Cole, Jerry Fiddler, Michael V. Arbige, Ian T. Clark, Peter Kovacs, 5 James R. Craigie, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co, LLC (collectively, 6 "Defendants"), by and through their undersigned counsel of record, submit the following stipulation 7 and proposed order: 8 WHEREAS, on September 4, 2015, the Court granted plaintiff Norfolk and Defendants' 9 Stipulation Extending Defendants' Response Deadline Pending Appointment of Lead Plaintiff and 10 Lead Counsel and Vacating Initial Case Management Conference. Dkt. No. 44; 11 WHEREAS, on October 8, 2015, the Court held a hearing on motions to appoint lead 12 plaintiff and lead counsel and took such motion under submission. Dkt. No. 65; 13 WHEREAS, on October 8, 2015, the Court issued a written order granting the Solazyme 14 Investors' motion for appointment as Lead Plaintiff and approved its selection of Glancy Prongay & 15 Murray LLP and Labaton Sucharow LLP to serve as co-Lead Counsel, as well as Robbins Geller 16 Rudman & Dowd LLP to serve as Liaison Counsel. Dkt. No. 64; and 17 WHEREAS, the parties have met and conferred and Lead Plaintiffs have indicated that they 18 intend to file an amended complaint. 19 The parties have further agreed on a schedule for the filing of such complaint, a date by 20 which Defendants shall file a motion to dismiss or otherwise respond to the complaint, and in the 21 event Defendants file a motion to dismiss, the parties have conferred and agreed on a briefing 22 schedule which accommodates the complexity of this securities action and the parties' and their 23 counsel's respective schedule. 24 NOW THEREFORE, the parties hereby agree and stipulate to the following deadlines and 25 briefing schedule: 26 1. Lead Plaintiffs shall file an amended complaint no later than December 15, 2015; 27 2. Defendants' response to the amended complaint shall be filed on or before February 28 12, 2016; 1086825_1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] SCHEDULING ORDER - 3:15-cv-02938-HSG -1- 1 3. Lead Plaintiffs' opposition to Defendants' response shall be filed on or before March 2 25, 2016; 3 4. Defendants' reply shall be filed on or before April 22, 2016; and 4 5. The hearing on Defendants' anticipated motion to dismiss shall be set for May 12, 5 2016 at 2:00 p.m., or a date thereafter that is convenient for the Court. 6 7 DATED: November 5, 2015 ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN & DOWD LLP 8 WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE MATTHEW S. MELAMED 9 10 s/ WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE 11 Post Montgomery Center 12 One Montgomery Street, Suite 1800 San Francisco, CA 94104 13 Telephone: 415/288-4545 415/288-4534 (fax) 14 Liaison Counsel 15 16 LABATON SUCHAROW LLP JOEL H. BERNSTEIN 17 MARK S. ARISOHN CORBAN S. RHODES 18 140 Broadway New York, NY 10005 19 Telephone: 212/907-0700 212/818-0477 (fax) 20 GLANCY PRONGAY & MURRAY LLP 21 LIONEL Z. GLANCY EX KANO S. SAMS II 22 ROBERT V. PRONGAY 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100 23 Los Angeles, CA 90067 Telephone: 310/201-9150 24 310/432-1495 (fax) 25 Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs 26 27 28 1086825_1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] SCHEDULING ORDER - 3:15-cv-02938-HSG -2- 1 DATED: November 5, 2015 MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP JORDAN ETH (CA SBN 121617) 2 MARK R.S. FOSTER (CA SBN 223682) 3 s/ MARK R.S. FOSTER 4 MARK R.S. FOSTER 5 425 Market Street 6 San Francisco, CA 94105 Telephone: 415/268-6335 7 415/268-7522 (fax) jeth@mofo.com 8 mfoster@mofo.com 9 Attorneys for Defendants Solazyme, Inc., 10 Jonathan S. Wolfson, Tyler W. Painter, David C. Cole, Jerry Fiddler, Michael V. Arbige, Ian T. 11 Clark, Peter Kovacs and James R. Craigie 12 DATED: November 5, 2015 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP JAMES G. KREISSMAN (Bar. No. 206740) 13 SIMONA G. STRAUSS (Bar No. 203062) 14 15 s/ JAMES G. KREISSMAN JAMES G. KREISSMAN 16 2475 Hanover Street 17 Palo Alto, CA 94304 Telephone: 650/251-5000 18 650/251-5002 (fax) 19 jkreissman@stblaw.com sstrauss@stblaw.com 20 Attorneys for Defendants Goldman, Sachs & Co. 21 and Morgan Stanley & Co., LLC 22 I, Willow E. Radcliffe, am the ECF User whose ID and password are being used to file this 23 Stipulation and [Proposed] Scheduling Order. In compliance with Civil Local Rule 5-1(i)(3), I 24 hereby attest that Mark R. S. Foster and James G. Kreissman have concurred in this filing. 25 s/ WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE 26 WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE 27 28 1086825_1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] SCHEDULING ORDER - 3:15-cv-02938-HSG -3- 1 * * * 2 ORDER 3 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 4 DATED: ________________________ 11/9/2015 ____________________________________ 5 THE HON. HAYWOOD S. GILLIAM, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1086825_1 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] SCHEDULING ORDER - 3:15-cv-02938-HSG -4- 1 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE 2 I hereby certify that on November 5, 2015, I authorized the electronic filing of the foregoing 3 with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to 4 the e-mail addresses denoted on the attached Electronic Mail Notice List, and I hereby certify that I 5 caused to be mailed the foregoing document or paper via the United States Postal Service to the non- 6 CM/ECF participants indicated on the attached Manual Notice List. 7 I certify under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the 8 foregoing is true and correct. Executed on November 5, 2015. 9 s/ WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE WILLOW E. RADCLIFFE 10 ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN 11 & DOWD LLP Post Montgomery Center 12 One Montgomery Street, Suite 1800 San Francisco, CA 94104 13 Telephone: 415/288-4545 415/288-4534 (fax) 14 E-mail:willowr@rgrdlaw.com 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 1086825_1