Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin et al v. Lexington Insurance Company et al, No. 3:2021cv00231 - Document 53 (N.D. Cal. 2021)

Court Description: ORDER granting 52 STIPULATION. Hearing on Motions to Dismiss and Case Management Conference reset for 6/16/2921 02:00 PM in San Francisco, Courtroom 02, 17th Floor before Judge William H. Orrick. Signed by Judge William H. Orrick on 02/26/2021. (jmdS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/26/2021)
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1 2 3 ANDRUS ANDERSON LLP JENNIE LEE ANDERSON, SBN 203586 jennie@andrusanderson.com 155 Montgomery Street, Suite 900 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: 415.986.1400 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 DICELLO LEVITT GUTZLER LLC ADAM J. LEVITT alevitt@dicellolevitt.com MARK S. HAMILL* mhamill@dicellolevitt.com 10 North Dearborn Street, Sixth Floor Chicago, IL 60602 Telephone: 312.214.7900 GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP RICHARD J. DOREN, SBN 124666 rdoren@gibsondunn.com MATTHEW A. HOFFMAN, SBN 227351 mhoffman@gibsondunn.com RYAN S. APPLEBY, SBN 293008 rappleby@gibsondunn.com 333 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90071-3197 Telephone: 213.229.7000 Facsimile: 213.229.7520 Attorneys for Defendant LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Proposed Class [Additional Counsel Listed on Next Page] 11 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 12 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 13 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 14 15 16 17 18 MENOMINEE INDIAN TRIBE OF WISCONSIN, MENOMINEE INDIAN GAMING AUTHORITY d/b/a MENOMINEE CASINO RESORT, and WOLF RIVER DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, 19 Plaintiffs, 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 vs. (1) LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY; (2) UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – SYNDICATES: ASC 1414, XLC 2003, TAL 1183, MSP 318, ATL1861, KLN 510, AGR 3268; (3) UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S SYNDICATE: CNP 4444; (4) UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S ASPEN SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY; ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO. 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME AND [PROPOSED] ORDER PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULES 6-2 AND 7-12 Date: Time: Judge: Room: June 16, 2021 2:00 p.m. William H. Orrick Courtroom 2 STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME AND [PROPOSED] ORDER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 (5) UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S SYNDICATES: KLN 0510, ATL 1861, ASC 1414, QBE 1886, MSP 0318, APL 1969, CHN 2015, XLC 2003; (6) UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – SYNDICATE: BRT 2987; UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S (7) SYNDICATES: KLN 0510, TMK 1880, BRT 2987, BRT 2988, CNP 4444, ATL 1861, NEON WORLDWIDE PROPERTY CONSORTIUM, AUW 0609, TAL 1183, AUL 1274; (8) HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK; (9) HALLMARK SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY; ENDURANCE WORLDWIDE (10) INSURANCE LTD T/AS SOMPO INTERNATIONAL; (11) ARCH SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY; (12) EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY; (13) ALLIED WORLD NATIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANY; (14) LIBERTY MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY; (15) LANDMARK AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY; and (16) SRU DOE INSURERS 1-20; Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME AND [PROPOSED] ORDER 1 [Additional Counsel] DICELLO LEVITT GUTZLER LLC 2 MARK A. DICELLO* 3 madicello@dicellolevitt.com KENNETH P. ABBARNO 4 kabbarno@dicellolevitt.com MARK ABRAMOWITZ* 5 mabramowitz@dicellolevitt.com 7556 Mentor Avenue 6 Mentor, OH 44060 7 Telephone: 440.953.8888 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 BURNS BOWEN BAIR LLP TIMOTHY W. BURNS tburns@bbblawllp.com JEFF J. BOWEN* jbowen@bbblawllp.com JESSE J. BAIR* jbair@bbblawllp.com FREYA K. BOWEN* fbowen@bbblawllp.com 1 South Pinckney Street, Suite 930 Madison, WI 53703 Telephone: 608.286.2302 15 16 17 18 19 20 THE LANIER LAW FIRM PC MARK LANIER* ALEX BROWN* alex.brown@lanierlawfirm.com 10940 W. Sam Houston Parkway N., Ste. 100 Houston, TX 77064 Telephone: 713.659.5200 23 DANIELS & TREDENNICK DOUGLAS DANIELS* douglas.daniels@dtlawyers.com 6363 Woodway, Suite 700 Houston, TX 77057 Telephone: 713.917.0024 24 Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Proposed Class 21 22 25 26 27 (application for admission pro hac vice to be filed) MOUND COTTON WOLLAN & GREENGRASS LLP LAWRENCE HECIMOVICH, SBN 129688 lhecimovich@mouncotton.com 2200 Powell Street, Suite 1050 Emeryville, CA 94608 Telephone: 510.900.9371 MOUND COTTON WOLLAN & GREENGRASS LLP COSTANTINO SURIANO csuriano@moundcotton.com One New York Plaza New York, NY 10004 Telephone: 212.804.4235 DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC P. BRUCE CONVERSE, SBN 103207 BConverse@dickinson-wright.com 800 W. California Avenue, Suite 110 Sunnyvale, CA 94086 Telephone: 602.285.5023 DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC TIMOTHY M. STRONG TStrong@dickinson-wright.com 1850 N. Central Ave. Suite 1400 Phoenix, AZ 85004 Telephone: 602.285.5031 LEWIS BRISBOIS ALAN E. SERDLOW, SBN 130341 Alan.Swerdlow@lewisbrisbois.com 333 Bush Street, Suite 1100 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: 415.262.8570 LEWIS BRISBOIS SETH WEINSTEIN Seth.Weinstein@lewisbrisbois.com 77 Water St, 21st Floor New York, NY 10005 Telephone: 212.232.1321 Attorneys for Defendants [Additional Counsel Listed on Next Page] 28 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME AND [PROPOSED] ORDER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 [Additional Counsel] ZELLE LLP DAN MILLEA DMillea@zelle.com NICK DOLEJSI ndolejsi@zelle.com 500 Washington Avenue South, Suite 4000 Minneapolis, MN 55415 Telephone: 612.336.9170 ZELLE LLP MATTHEW GONZALEZ MGonzalez@zelle.com 45 Broadway, Suite 920 New York, NY 10006 Telephone: 646.876.4410 ZELLE LLP SHANNON O’MALLEY somalley@zelle.com KRISTIN CUMMINGS kcummings@zelle.com 901 Main Street, Suite 4000 Dallas, TX 75202 Telephone: 214.742.3000 ZELLE LLP QIANWEI FU, SBN 242669 qfu@zelle.com 555 12th Street, Suite 1230 Oakland, CA 94607 Telephone: 415.693.0700 Attorneys for Defendants 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME AND [PROPOSED] ORDER Pursuant to Civil Local Rules 6-2 and 7-12, Plaintiffs Menominee Indian Tribe of 1 2 Wisconsin, Menominee Indian Gaming Authority d/b/a/ Menominee Casino Resort, and Wolf 3 River Development Company (collectively, “Plaintiffs”), and Defendants Lexington Insurance 1 4 Company, et al. (collectively, “Defendants”), by and through their respective counsel of record, 5 hereby stipulate and request as follows: WHEREAS, Plaintiffs filed their Complaint (the “Complaint”) on November 12, 2020 6 7 (Dkt. No. 1-2) in the Superior Court of the State of California in Alameda County, and served 8 Defendants with the Summons and Complaint no earlier than December 11, 2020; WHEREAS, Defendants removed this action to United States District Court for the 9 10 Northern District of California pursuant to the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 and 28 U.S.C. 11 §§ 1332(d), 1441, 1446, and 1453; WHEREAS, the parties filed a stipulation pursuant to Civil Local Rule 6-1(a) that reset 12 13 the time for Defendants to respond to the Complaint from January 19, 2021 to February 11, 2021 14 (Dkt. 8); WHEREAS, Defendants filed a Motion to Dismiss the Complaint on February 11, 2021 15 16 (the “Motion”); WHEREAS, opposition to the Motion is due within 14 days, by February 25, 2021, 17 18 pursuant to Civil Local Rule 7-3(a), or an amended complaint is due within 21 days, by March 4, 19 2021, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(1)(B); 20 WHEREAS, Plaintiffs intend to file an amended complaint; 21 WHEREAS, the parties have met and conferred regarding a modified pleading and 22 1 Underwriters at Lloyd’s – Syndicates: ASC 1414, XLC 2003, TAL 1183, MSP 318, ATL 1861, KLN 510, 23 AGR 3268; Underwriters at Lloyd’s – Syndicate: CNP 4444; Underwriters at Lloyd’s – Aspen Specialty Insurance Company; Underwriters At Lloyd’s – Syndicates: KLN 0510, ATL 1861, ASC 1414, QBE 1886, 24 MSP 0318, APL 1969, CHN 2015, XLC 2003; Underwriters At Lloyd’s – Syndicate: BRT 2987; 25 Underwriters At Lloyd’s –Syndicates: KLN 0510, TMK 1880, BRT 2987, BRT 2988, CNP 4444, ATL 1861, Neon Worldwide Property Consortium, AUW 0609, TAL 1183, AUL 1274; Homeland Insurance 26 Company of New York; Hallmark Specialty Insurance Company; Endurance Worldwide Insurance Ltd t/as Sompo International; Arch Specialty Insurance Company; Evanston Insurance Company; Allied World 27 National Assurance Company; Liberty Mutual Fire Insurance Company; Landmark American Insurance Company; and SRU Doe Insurers 1-20. 28 1 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME 1 briefing schedule that accounts for the schedule of both parties’ counsel; 2 WHEREAS, the parties stipulated and agreed to request that the pleading and briefing 3 schedule shall be reset such that: Plaintiffs’ amended complaint shall be due by March 12, 2021; 4 responsive pleadings or motions shall be due by April 9, 2021; oppositions to any responsive 5 motions shall be due May 7, 2021, and replies in support of any responsive motions shall be due 6 by May 21, 2021; 7 WHEREAS, the parties have agreed to set a hearing date of June 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m., if 8 that date is agreeable with the Court; and 9 WHEREAS, the parties have not requested any prior extensions of time requiring a Court 10 order; and the parties agree that this stipulation and request does not waive any right of the 11 parties to agree to or request further extensions in this action. 12 THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND REQUESTED, pursuant to 13 Civil Local 6-2 and 7-12, that: Plaintiffs’ amended complaint shall be due by March 12, 2021; 14 responsive pleadings or motions shall be due by April 9, 2021; oppositions to any responsive 15 motions shall be due May 7, 2021; replies in support of any responsive motions shall be due by 16 May 21, 2021; and the hearing on Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss shall be continued from April 17 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. to June 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. 18 SO STIPULATED this __day of February, 2021 Respectfully submitted, 19 20 21 22 Dated: February 25, 2021 ANDRUS ANDERSON LLP By: /s/ Jennie Lee Anderson Jennie Lee Anderson Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Proposed Class. 23 24 25 26 27 28 2 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME Respectfully submitted, 1 2 Dated: February 25, 2021 GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP By: 3 /s/ Richard J. Doren Richard J. Doren 4 Attorneys for Attorneys for Defendant LEXINGTON INSURANCE COMPANY. 5 6 Dated: February 25, 2021 MOUND COTTON WOLLAN & GREENGRASS LLP 7 By: 8 9 Attorneys for Defendant ALLIED WORLD NATIONAL ASSURANCE COMPANY. 10 11 /s/ Lawrence Hecimovich Lawrence Hecimovich Dated: February 25, 2021 12 DICKINSON WRIGHT PLLC By: 13 /s/ P. Bruce Converse P. Bruce Converse Attorneys for Defendant EVANSTON INSURANCE COMPANY. 14 15 16 Dated: February 25, 2021 By: 17 18 20 21 23 Dated: February 25, 2021 ZELLE LLP By: /s/ Matthew Gonzalez Matthew Gonzalez By: /s/ Dan Millea___________________________ Dan Millea By: /s/ Nick Dolejsi__________________________ Nick Dolejsi 24 25 /s/ Alan E. Serdlow Alan E. Serdlow Attorneys for Defendants Attorneys for Defendants HALLMARK SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY and ASPEN SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, SUED HEREIN AS “UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – ASPEN SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY.” 19 22 LEWIS BRISBOIS 26 27 28 3 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME 1 Attorneys for Defendants UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – SYNDICATES: ASC 1414, XLC 2003, TAL 1183, MSP 318, ATL 1861, KLN 510, AGR 3268; UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – SYNDICATE: CNP 4444; UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – SYNDICATES: KLN 0510, ATL 1861, ASC 1414, QBE 1886, MSP 0318, APL 1969, CHN 2015, XLC 2003; UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – SYNDICATE: BRT 2987; UNDERWRITERS AT LLOYD’S – SYNDICATES: KLN 0510, TMK 1880, BRT 2987, BRT 2988, CNP 4444, ATL 1861, NEON WORLDWIDE PROPERTY CONSORTIUM, AUW 0609, TAL 1183, AUL 1274; ENDURANCE WORLDWIDE INSURANCE LTD T/AS SOMPO INTERNATIONAL; and HOMELAND INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Dated: February 25, 2021 ZELLE LLP By: /s/ Shannon M. O’Malley Shannon M. O’Malley 13 14 15 Attorneys for Defendant ARCH SPECIALTY INSURANCE COMPANY, LIBERTY MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, and LANDMARK AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY. 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 4 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME 1 [PROPOSED] ORDER 2 As stipulated and pursuant to Civil Local Rules 6-2 and 7-12,, Plaintiffs’ amended 3 complaint shall be due by March 12, 2021; responsive pleadings or motions shall be due by April 4 9, 2021; oppositions to any responsive motions shall be due May 7, 2021, and replies in support 5 of any responsive motions shall be due by May 21, 2021. The hearing on Defendants’ Motion to 6 Dismiss shall be continued from April 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. to June 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. 7 IT IS SO ORDERED 8 9 10 DATED: February 26, 2021 ______________________________________ HON. WILLIAM H. ORRICK Judge of the United States District Court 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 5 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME 1 SIGNATURE ATTESTATION 2 3 4 5 I, Jennie Lee Anderson, hereby attest that concurrence in the filing of this document has been obtained from the above signatories. Dated: February 25, 2021 6 ANDRUS ANDERSON LLP By: 7 /s/ Jennie Lee Anderson Jennie Lee Anderson Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Proposed Class. 8 9 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE 10 11 The undersigned hereby attests that, on February 25, 2021, she served a true and accurate 12 copy of the foregoing on all parties through this Court’s ECF filing system. 13 14 15 16 17 Dated: February 25, 2021 ANDRUS ANDERSON LLP By: /s/ Jennie Lee Anderson Jennie Lee Anderson Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Proposed Class. 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 6 3:21-cv-00231-WHO STIPULATED REQUEST FOR ORDER CHANGING TIME