Zurich American Ins. Co.v.Nat'l Fire & Marine Ins. Co.

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIAApr 6, 2012
Case No. 2:12-cv-00264-MCE-DAD (E.D. Cal. Apr. 6, 2012)

Case No. 2:12-cv-00264-MCE-DAD

04-06-2012

ZURICH AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY, Plaintiff, v. NATIONAL FIRE & MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant.

Debra B. Branse Ramiro Morales (State Bar No. 167947) Debra B. Branse (State Bar No. 175771) Attorneys for Plaintiff Zurich American Insurance Company SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP Deborah L. Stein (State Bar No. 224570) K. Lucy Atwood (State Bar No. 222745) Peter R. Jordan (State Bar No. 259232) Attorneys for Defendant National Fire & Marine Insurance Company


Deborah L. Stein (State Bar No. 224570)


K. Lucy Atwood (State Bar No. 222745)


Peter R. Jordan (State Bar No. 259232)


SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP


Attorneys for Defendant


National Fire & Marine Insurance Company


STIPULATION AND ORDER

EXTENDING TIME TO FILE JOINT

STATUS REPORT


[FIRST REQUEST]

Plaintiff Zurich American Insurance Company ("Zurich") and Defendant National Fire & Marine Insurance Company ("National Fire"), by and through their respective counsel of record, submit this stipulation to extend the time the parties have to file the joint status report ordered by the Court ("Order").

RECITALS

WHEREAS, on January 31, 2012, Zurich filed a complaint ("Complaint") in the above-captioned action (Dkt. No. 1);

WHEREAS, on February 1, 2012, the Court ordered Zurich and National Fire to prepare and file a joint status report ("Joint Status Report") within sixty days of service of the Complaint;

WHEREAS, on February 27, 2012, Zurich and National Fire stipulated to extend the time to answer or otherwise respond to the Complaint to March 27, 2012, (Dkt. No. 7) but did not at that time seek to extend the joint status report deadline beyond the current deadline of April 9, 2012;

WHEREAS, on March 27, 2012, National Fire filed an answer to Zurich's Complaint (Dkt. No. 8);

WHEREAS, the parties are working cooperatively and in good faith to comply with their obligations under Rule 26(f) but require an additional week to meaningfully complete the meet and confer process and prepare the Joint Status Report.

STIPULATION

IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, by and between Zurich's and National Fire's respective counsel of record that the deadline for filing the Joint Status Report is extended up to and including April 16, 2012.

Respectfully submitted,

MORALES FIERRO & REEVES

By: Debra B. Branse


Ramiro Morales (State Bar No. 167947)


Debra B. Branse (State Bar No. 175771)


Attorneys for Plaintiff Zurich American


Insurance Company


SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP

By: _________________


Deborah L. Stein (State Bar No. 224570)


K. Lucy Atwood (State Bar No. 222745)


Peter R. Jordan (State Bar No. 259232)


Attorneys for Defendant National Fire &


Marine Insurance Company


IT IS SO ORDERED.

______________________


MORRISON C. ENGLAND, JR


UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE