Davis v. British Airways, P.L.C. et al, No. 3:2006cv04681 - Document 5 (N.D. Cal. 2006)

Court Description: ORDER GRANTING 4 Stipulation To Extend Time to Respond to Complaint. Signed by Judge Jeffrey S. White on 8/7/06. (jjo, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/7/2006)
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Davis v. British Airways, P.L.C. et al Doc. 5 Case 3:06-cv-04681-CRB 1 2 3 4 Document 5 Filed 08/07/2006 Page 1 of 6 MAYER, BROWN, ROWE & MAW LLP EDWARD D. JOHNSON (SBN 189475) SHIRISH GUPTA (SBN 205584) Two Palo Alto Square, Suite 300 Palo Alto, CA 94306-2112 Telephone: (650) 331-2000 Facsimile: (650) 331-4557 wjohnson@mayerbrownrowe.com 5 6 7 8 9 MAYER, BROWN, ROWE & MAW LLP RICHARD J. FAVRETTO 1909 K Street, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20006 Telephone: (202) 263-3000 Facsimile: (202) 263-3300 rfavretto@mayerbrownrowe.com 11 Attorneys for Defendants UNITED AIR LINES, INC. and UAL CORP. 12 Additional Counsel Appear on Signature Page 10 13 14 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 15 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 16 17 ERIN L. DAVIS, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff, 18 19 20 21 22 23 v. CASE NO. CV 06-04681-JSW STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT BRITISH AIRWAYS PLC, VIRGIN ATLANTIC AIRWAYS, LTD., AMR CORP., AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC., UAL CORP., and UNITED AIR LINES, INC., Defendants. 24 Pursuant to Local Rule 6-1, Plaintiff Erin L. Davis and Defendants British 25 Airways Plc, Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd., AMR Corp., American Airlines, Inc., 26 UAL Corp., and United Air Lines, Inc. respectfully request that this Court enter an 27 order extending the time in which Defendants must answer or otherwise respond to 28 -1STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT - CASE NO. 06-04681-JSW Dockets.Justia.com Case 3:06-cv-04681-CRB Document 5 Filed 08/07/2006 Page 2 of 6 1 this matter until the later of (1) the date when the Defendant would otherwise be 2 required to file a response pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12, or (2) 45 3 days after the JPML rules on a motion pending in In re International Air 4 Transportation Surcharge Antitrust Litigation (MDL No. 1793) and a consolidated 5 complaint is filed by all Plaintiffs in the single transferee Court and served on the 6 Defendant. Plaintiff Erin L. Davis has consented to the requested extension. In 7 support of this stipulation, the parties state: 8 9 1. The Complaint in this matter was filed on August 1, 2006. It seeks relief under the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act against six defendants on behalf of 10 a putative class. 11 2. 12 13 Nearly 81 similar actions have been filed in various jurisdictions around the country. 3. There is a motion pending before the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict 14 Litigation (“JPML”) to consolidate and transfer actions like this one to a single 15 venue. The JPML is considering this motion to consolidate in a matter captioned In 16 re Passenger Air Transportation Surcharge Antitrust Litigation, MDL No. 1793. 17 4. The parties have agreed that this stipulation does not constitute a waiver 18 of any defenses, including but not limited to, the defenses of lack of personal 19 jurisdiction, lack of subject matter jurisdiction, or improper venue. The Defendants 20 expressly reserve their right to raise all defenses in response to either the current 21 complaint or any consolidated amended complaint that may subsequently be filed 22 relating to this action. 23 THEREFORE, the parties request that this Court order that the time in which 24 Defendants must answer or otherwise respond to this matter is the later of (1) the 25 date when the Defendant would otherwise be required to file a response pursuant to 26 Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12, or (2) 45 days after the JPML rules on a motion 27 pending in In re Passenger Air Transportation Surcharge Antitrust Litigation (MDL 28 -2STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT - CASE NO. 06-04681-JSW Case 3:06-cv-04681-CRB Document 5 Filed 08/07/2006 Page 3 of 6 1 No. 1793), and a consolidated complaint is filed by Plaintiffs in the single transferee 2 Court and served on the Defendant. 3 4 Respectfully submitted, 5 6 Dated: August 4, 2006 THE FURTH FIRM, LLP 7 /s/ 8 Michael P. Lehmann (SBN 77152) Jon T. King (SBN 205073) 225 Bush Street, 15th Floor San Francisco, CA 94104-4249 T: (415) 433-2070 F: (415) 982-2076 9 10 11 12 13 Dated: August 4, 2006 MAYER, BROWN, ROWE & MAW LLP 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 /s/ Edward D. Johnson (SBN 189475) Two Palo Alto Square, Suite. 300 3000 El Camino Real Palo Alto, CA 94306 T: (650) 331-2000 F: (650) 331-4537 Richard J. Favretto MAYER, BROWN, ROWE & MAW LLP 1909 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20006 23 24 Attorneys for Defendants United Air Lines, Inc. and UAL Corporation 25 26 27 28 -3STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT - CASE NO. 06-04681-JSW Case 3:06-cv-04681-CRB 1 Dated: August 4, 2006 Document 5 Filed 08/07/2006 Page 4 of 6 SULLIVAN & CROMWELL LLP 2 3 /s/ Brendan P. Cullen (SBN 194057) SULLIVAN & CROMWELL LLP 1870 Embarcadero Road Palo Alto, CA 94303 T: (650) 461-5600 F: (650) 461-5700 4 5 6 7 8 Daryl A. Libow SULLIVAN & CROMWELL LLP 1701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20006 T: (202) 956-7500 F: (202) 293-6330 9 10 11 12 Attorneys for Defendant British Airways Plc 13 14 15 Dated: August 4, 2006 SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 /s/ Charles E. Koob (SBN 47349) Harrison J. Frahn (SBN 206822) SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 2550 Hanover Street Palo Alto, CA 94304 T: (650) 251-5000 F: (650) 251-5002 Attorneys for Defendant Virgin Atlantic Airways Limited 25 26 27 28 -4STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT - CASE NO. 06-04681-JSW Case 3:06-cv-04681-CRB 1 Dated: August 4, 2006 Document 5 Filed 08/07/2006 Page 5 of 6 WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP 2 3 /s/ Gayle E. Rosenstein (SBN 237975) WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP Silicon Valley Office 201 Redwood Shores Parkway Redwood Shores, CA 94065 T: (650) 802-3000 F: (650) 802-3100 4 5 6 7 8 Attorneys for Defendants AMR Corporation and American Airlines, Inc. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED: Dated: August 7, 2006 17 18 19 ____________________________ Honorable Jeffrey S. White 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -5STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT - CASE NO. 06-04681-JSW Case 3:06-cv-04681-CRB 1 2 3 4 Document 5 Filed 08/07/2006 Page 6 of 6 Gayle E. Rosenstein WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP Silicon Valley Office 201 Redwood Shores Parkway Redwood Shores, California 94065 5 6 7 8 I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States of America that the above is true and correct. Executed on August 4, 2006, at Palo Alto, California. /s/ Jessica F. Davis 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 -7STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT - CASE NO. 06-04681-JSW