UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
July 1, 2009
RAYMOND F. MAXWELL, PLAINTIFF,
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORP., ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lois H. Goodman United States Magistrate Judge
PRETRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER
This matter having come before the Court for an initial conference pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16 on June 24, 2009; Kathleen Wall, Esq., counsel for Plaintiff; and Daniel Aiken, Esq., of Drinker, Biddle & Reath, LLP, counsel for Defendants Electronic Data Systems Corp., Tammy Gilbert, Lisa P. Kiger and Debbie Hindman, appearing; and good cause having been shown,
IT IS on this 1st day of July, 2009,
ORDERED that to the extent that the parties have not already done so, they are to serve their Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1) disclosures by June 24, 2009; and it is further
ORDERED that any written discovery previously served shall be and it hereby is deemed served on June 24, 2009; and it is further
ORDERED that any motion to amend the pleadings must be filed no later than July 24, 2009, and made returnable no later than August 17, 2009; and it is further
ORDERED that fact discovery is to remain open through November 20, 2009. No discovery is to be issued or engaged in beyond that date, except upon application and for good cause shown; and it is further
ORDERED that dispositive motions must be filed no later than January 22, 2010, and made returnable no later than February 15, 2010; and it is further
ORDERED that a telephone status conference will be conducted before the undersigned on September 16, 2009 at 12:00 PM. Plaintiff's counsel will initiate the teleconference; and it is further
ORDERED that a Settlement Conference shall be held before the undersigned on July 10, 2009 at 11:00 AM; all parties shall have representatives present at this conference who have full authority to settle this case; and it is further
ORDERED that no later than five (5) days before the Settlement Conference, each party is to deliver to the Court a confidential ex parte letter, NOT to exceed 5 pages in total, summarizing the relevant facts, the respective legal positions and the party's position on settlement.
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