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 {{77}} Stipulation Regarding the Page Limitation for Lead Plaintiffs' Omnibus Opposition to Defendants' Motions to Dismiss.

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1 GLANCY PRONGAY & MURRAY LLP LABATON SUCHAROW LLP Lionel Z. Glancy (Bar No. 134180) Joel H. Bernstein (pro hac vice) 2 Robert V. Prongay (Bar No. 270796) Mark S. Arisohn (pro hac vice) Ex Kano S. Sams II (Bar No. 192936) Corban S. Rhodes (pro hac vice) 3 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100 140 Broadway 4 Los Angeles, California 90067 New York, New York 10005 Telephone: 310-201-9150 Telephone: (212) 907-0700 5 Facsimile: 310-432-1495 Facsimile: (212) 818-0477 lglancy@glancylaw.com jbernstein@labaton.com 6 rprongay@glancylaw.com marisohn@labaton.com esams@glancylaw.com crhodes@labaton.com 7 Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs and the Putative Class Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs and the Putative Class 8 ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN & DOWD LLP 9 Shawn A. Williams (Bar No. 213113) Willow E. Radcliffe (Bar No. 200087) 10 Matthew S. Melamed (Bar No. 260272) 11 Post Montgomery Center One Montgomery Street, Suite 1800 12 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 288-4545 13 Facsimile: (415) 288-4534 shawnw@rgrdlaw.com 14 willowr@rgrdlaw.com mmelamed@rgrdlaw.com 15 Liaison Counsel for Plaintiffs and the Putative Class 16 [Additional Counsel Listed on Signature Page] 17 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 18 NORFOLK COUNTY RETIREMENT SYSTEM, Case No. 3:15-cv-02938-HSG 19 JOHN MEDLIN, JOHN HUSSAIN, LEONARDO FERNANDEZ, JAMES ACKELS and NANCY STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING 20 ACKELS, Individually and on Behalf of All THE PAGE LIMITATION FOR LEAD Others Similarly Situated, PLAINTIFFS' OMNIBUS OPPOSITION TO 21 DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO DISMISS 22 Plaintiffs, v. 23 SOLAZYME, INC., JONATHAN S. 24 WOLFSON, TYLER W. PAINTER, DAVID C. COLE, JERRY FIDDLER, MICHAEL V. 25 ARBIGE, IAN T. CLARK, PETER KOVACS, JAMES R. CRAIGIE, GOLDMAN, SACHS, 26 & CO., and MORGAN STANLEY & CO. 27 LLC, 28 Defendants. STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER 327675.1 SOLAZYME CASE NO. 3:15-CV-02938-HSG 1 WHEREAS, this action for violations of the federal securities laws was filed against defendants 2 Solazyme, Inc., Jonathan S. Wolfson, Tyler W. Painter, David C. Cole, Jerry Fiddler, Michael V. 3 Arbige, Ian T. Clark, Peter Kovacs, James R. Craigie, ("Solazyme Defendants") Goldman, Sachs & 4 Co., and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC ("Underwriter Defendants"), (collectively "Defendants"); 5 6 WHEREAS, on October 8, 2015, the Court entered an order appointing plaintiffs John Medlin, 7 John Hussain, Norfolk County Retirement System, Nancy Ackels, and Leonardo Fernandez as lead 8 plaintiffs ("Lead Plaintiffs"); 9 WHEREAS, on November 9, 2015, the Court entered a scheduling order that provided that Lead 10 Plaintiffs were to file a consolidated complaint no later than December 15, 2015, Defendants were to 11 12 file a response to the complaint no later than February 12, 2016, Lead Plaintiffs were to file any 13 opposition to Defendants' response no later than March 25, 2016, and Defendants were to file any reply 14 no later than April 22, 2016; 15 WHEREAS, on December 15, 2015, Lead Plaintiffs filed their Consolidated Class Action 16 Complaint for Violations of the Federal Securities Laws ("Consolidated Complaint"); 17 18 WHEREAS, on February 12, 2016, the Solazyme Defendants and the Underwriter Defendants 19 filed separate briefs moving to dismiss the Consolidated Complaint; 20 WHEREAS, the motion to dismiss filed by the Solazyme Defendants is 25-pages in length and 21 the motion to dismiss filed by the Underwriter Defendants is 14-pages in length; 22 WHEREAS, Lead Plaintiffs intend to file an omnibus opposition to both motions to dismiss for 23 24 purposes of efficiency and to avoid the repetition of argument; 25 WHEREAS, Lead Plaintiffs believe that the 25-page limitation of Local Rule 7-3 will not afford 26 Lead Plaintiffs sufficient opportunity to respond to the arguments contained within both motions to 27 dismiss; 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CASE NO. 3:15-CV-02938-HSG 1 327675.1 SOLAZYME WHEREAS, counsel for the parties have met and conferred, and counsel for Defendants do not 1 2 oppose a page limitation of 35 pages for Lead Plaintiffs' omnibus opposition to Defendants' motions to 3 dismiss; 4 NOW THEREFORE, the parties hereby agree and stipulate to the following: 5 6 1. Lead Plaintiffs shall have up to, and including, 35-pages for their omnibus opposition to 7 Defendants' motions to dismiss. 8 9 Dated: March 22, 2016 GLANCY PRONGAY & MURRAY LLP 10 11 By: s/ Ex Kano S. Sams II 12 Lionel Z. Glancy Robert V. Prongay 13 Ex Kano S. Sams II 1925 Century Park East, Suite 2100 14 Los Angeles, California 90067 15 Telephone: (310) 201-9150 Facsimile: (310) 201-9160 16 esams@glancylaw.com lglancy@glancylaw.com 17 rprongay@glancylaw.com 18 Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs and the 19 Putative Class 20 LABATON SUCHAROW LLP Joel H. Bernstein (pro hac vice) 21 Mark S. Arisohn (pro hac vice) 22 Corban S. Rhodes (pro hac vice) 140 Broadway 23 New York, New York 10005 Telephone: (212) 907-0700 24 Facsimile: (212) 818-0477 25 jbernstein@labaton.com marisohn@labaton.com 26 crhodes@labaton.com 27 Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs and the 28 Putative Class STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CASE NO. 3:15-CV-02938-HSG 2 327675.1 SOLAZYME ROBBINS GELLER RUDMAN 1 & DOWD LLP 2 Shawn A. Williams (Bar No. 213113) Willow E. Radcliffe (Bar No. 200087) 3 Matthew S. Melamed (Bar No. 260272) Post Montgomery Center 4 One Montgomery Street, Suite 1800 5 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 288-4545 6 Facsimile: (415) 288-4534 7 Liaison Counsel for Plaintiffs and the Putative 8 Class 9 Dated: March 22, 2016 MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP 10 11 By: Mark R.S. Foster 12 JORDAN ETH MARK R.S. FOSTER 13 ROBERT WEBB 425 Market Street 14 San Francisco, California 94105-2482 15 Telephone: (415) 268-7000 Facsimile: (415) 268-7522 16 JEth@mofo.com MFoster@mofo.com 17 RWebb@mofo.com 18 Attorneys for Defendants Solazyme, Inc., Jonathan 19 S. Wolfson, Tyler W. Painter, David C. Cole, Jerry Fiddler, Michael V. Arbige, Ian T. Clark, Peter 20 Kovacs, and James R. Craigie 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CASE NO. 3:15-CV-02938-HSG 3 327675.1 SOLAZYME Dated: March 22, 2016 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 1 2 By: s/ Simona G. Strauss 3 James G. Kreissman Simona G. Strauss 4 2475 Hanover Street 5 Palo Alto, CA 94304 Telephone: (650) 251-5000 6 Facsimile: (650) 251-5002 jkreissman@stblaw.com 7 sstrauss@stblaw.com 8 Attorneys for Defendants Goldman, Sachs & Co. 9 and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC 10 11 ATTESTATION 12 I, Ex Kano S. Sams II, am the ECF User whose identification and password are being used to 13 file this STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING THE PAGE LIMITATION 14 FOR LEAD PLAINTIFFS' OMNIBUS OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTS' MOTIONS TO 15 DISMISS. In compliance with Civil L.R. 5-1, I hereby attest that Mark R.S. Foster and Simona G. 16 Strauss have concurred in this filing. 17 18 19 Dated: March 22, 2016 GLANCY PRONGAY & MURRAY LLP 20 21 By: s/ Ex Kano S. Sams II Ex Kano S. Sams II 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CASE NO. 3:15-CV-02938-HSG 4 327675.1 SOLAZYME * * * 1 2 ORDER 3 4 PURSUANT TO THE STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED. 5 6 Dated: March 22, 2016 _________________________________ 7 The Honorable Haywood S Gilliam, Jr 8 United States District Judge 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER CASE NO. 3:15-CV-02938-HSG 5 327675.1 SOLAZYME