The opinion of the court was delivered by: Esther Salas United States District Judge
PRETRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER
THIS MATTER having come before the Court for a scheduling conference pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 16 on July 20, 2011; and for good cause shown,
IT IS on this 20th day of July, 2011,
I. DISCOVERY AND MOTION PRACTICE
1. Fact Discovery Deadline. Fact discovery is to remain open through May 11, 2012. All fact witness depositions must be completed by the close of fact discovery. No discovery is to be issued or engaged in beyond that date, except upon application and for good cause shown.
2. All Discovery Deadline. All discovery is to remain open through September 14, 2012.
3. Motions to Add New Parties. Any motion to add new parties, whether by amended or third-party complaint, must be returnable no later than November 30, 2011.
4. Motions to Amend Pleadings. Any motion to amend pleadings must be returnable no later than November 30, 2011.
5. Rule 26 Disclosures. The parties shall exchange disclosures as required pursuant to Fed.
R. Civ. P. 26 no later than August 3, 2011.
6. Interrogatories. The parties may serve interrogatories limited to twenty-five (25) single questions, including subparts and requests for production of documents, on or before September 7, 2011,which shall be responded to by October 7, 2011. There shall be no limit to the number of requests for the production of documents.
7. Depositions. The number of depositions to be taken by each side shall not exceed fifteen (15). No objections to questions posed at depositions shall be made other than as to lack of foundation, form, or privilege. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 32(d)(3)(A).
8. Electronic Discovery. The parties are directed to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f), as amended December 1, 2006, which, among other things, addresses preservation of discoverable information, discovery of electronically stored information, and claims of privilege or work product protection. The parties are also directed to L. Civ. R. 26.1(d) which, among other things, ...