IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
September 27, 2010
JANICE GILMORE, PLAINTIFF,
FEDERATED DEPARTMENT STORES, INC., ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. Jerome B. Simandle
ORDER TO CANCEL HEARING AND DISMISS CONTEMPT MOTION
This matter is before the Court upon Defendant Macy's Retail Holdings, Inc.'s motion to hold counsel for Plaintiff, Keith Smith Esq., in contempt [Docket Item 150], and Magistrate Judge Donio's Report and Recommendation with respect to the motion [Docket Item 163]. Counsel for Defendant Macy's Retail Holdings, Inc. and Mr. Smith have reported to the Court that they have reached an agreement that makes the motion and recommendation moot.
THEREFORE IT IS this 27th day of September, 2010 hereby
ORDERED that Defendant's motion for a contempt order [Docket Item 150] is DISMISSED without prejudice to reopening this matter and refiling the motion in the event that the terms of the settlement are not met; and it is further
ORDERED that the hearing set for September 28, 2010 is CANCELED; and it is further
ORDERED that the question of whether to adopt the Report and Recommendation is DISMISSED as moot without prejudice to consideration in the event that counsel move to reopen the matter; and it is further
ORDERED that the Court retains jurisdiction to enforce the terms of the settlement and the Court's prior orders regarding sanctions against Mr. Smith.
JEROME B. SIMANDLE U.S. District Judge
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