Case Details

CourtDistrict of Connecticut
Docket number3:16-cv-01353
Date case filed2016-08-09
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Warren W. Eginton
Case cause29:201 Fair Labor Standards Act
Nature of suit710 Labor: Fair Standards
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Steven Edelstein
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: William G. Madsen
Attorney Contact:
Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau, LLC-HTFD
402 Asylum Street
Hartford, CT 06103
860-246-2466
Fax: 860-246-1794
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Lucas Brand Equity, LLC
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: Brian Lehman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 09/28/2017 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Anthony Charles Famiglietti
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Graham
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Kathryn Rose Sylvester
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 09/28/2017 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Lawrence Peikes
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/03/2017 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Simon I. Allentuch
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: HYD USA, LLC
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: Brian Lehman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 09/28/2017 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Anthony Charles Famiglietti
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Graham
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Kathryn Rose Sylvester
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 09/28/2017 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Lawrence Peikes
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/03/2017 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Simon I. Allentuch
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Jay Lucas
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: Brian Lehman
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 09/28/2017 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Anthony Charles Famiglietti
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Graham
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Kathryn Rose Sylvester
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 09/28/2017 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Lawrence Peikes
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
TERMINATED: 02/03/2017 ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Simon I. Allentuch
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Steven J. Edelstein
Party type: Counter Defendant
Attorney name: William G. Madsen
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Claire M. Howard
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Magdalena B. Wiktor
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Karen Ballou
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: Anthony Charles Famiglietti
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Graham
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John H. Harrington
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Simon I. Allentuch
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Lucas Brand Equity, LP
Party type: Counter Claimant
Attorney name: Anthony Charles Famiglietti
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: James C. Graham
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Simon I. Allentuch
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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12016-08-09 COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $400 receipt number 0205-4096652.), filed by Steven Edelstein.(Madsen, William) (Entered: 08/09/2016)
22016-08-09 Order on Pretrial Deadlines: Motions to Dismiss due on 11/9/2016. Amended Pleadings due by 10/8/2016 Discovery due by 2/8/2017 Dispositive Motions due by 3/10/2017 Signed by Clerk on 8/9/2016.(LaMura, K.) (Entered: 08/10/2016)
32016-08-09 ELECTRONIC FILING ORDER - PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH COURTESY COPY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS ORDER Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 8/9/2016.(LaMura, K.) (Entered: 08/10/2016)
42016-08-10 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC* with answer to complaint due within *21* days. Attorney *Madsen, Prestley and Putnam, LLC* *402 Asylum Street* *Hartford, CT 06103*. (LaMura, K.) (Entered: 08/10/2016)
52016-08-10 NOTICE TO COUNSEL/PRO SE PARTIES : Counsel or pro se parties initiating or removing this action are responsible for serving all parties with attached documents and copies of 3 Electronic Filing Order, 2 Order on Pretrial Deadlines, 1 Complaint filed by Steven J. Edelstein Signed by Clerk on 8/10/2016.(LaMura, K.) (Entered: 08/10/2016)
62016-08-10 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS REISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC* with answer to complaint due within *21* days. Attorney *Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau, LLC-HTFD* *402 Asylum Street* *Hartford, CT 06103*. (LaMura, K.) (Entered: 08/10/2016)
72016-08-16 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Steven J. Edelstein. Lucas Brand Equity, LLC served on 8/11/2016, answer due 9/1/2016. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 08/16/2016)
82016-08-16 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Steven J. Edelstein. HYD USA, LLC served on 8/11/2016, answer due 9/1/2016. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 08/16/2016)
92016-08-16 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Steven J. Edelstein. Jay Lucas served on 8/11/2016, answer due 9/1/2016. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 08/16/2016)
102016-09-07 NOTICE of Appearance by Lawrence Peikes on behalf of HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC (Peikes, Lawrence) (Entered: 09/07/2016)
112016-09-08 MOTION for Extension of Time until October 5, 2016 to Plead by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Peikes, Lawrence) (Entered: 09/08/2016)
122016-09-08 Corporate Disclosure Statement by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Peikes, Lawrence) (Entered: 09/08/2016)
132016-09-12 ORDER granting 11 Motion for Extension of Time. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 9/12/16. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 09/12/2016)
142016-09-27 AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by Steven J. Edelstein.(Madsen, William) (Entered: 09/27/2016)
152016-09-27 NOTICE of Appearance by Magdalena B. Wiktor on behalf of Steven J. Edelstein (Wiktor, Magdalena) (Entered: 09/27/2016)
162016-10-11 ANSWER to 14 Amended Complaint with Affirmative Defenses and Special Defenses by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC.(Peikes, Lawrence) (Entered: 10/11/2016)
172016-10-14 Joint REPORT of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting. (Wiktor, Magdalena) (Entered: 10/14/2016)
182016-11-08 ORDER approving 17 Report of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting. Discovery is due September 30, 2017. Dispositive motions are due November 30, 2017. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 11/8/16.(Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 11/08/2016)
192016-12-16 MOTION to Amend/Correct Complaint and to Join Party Defendant by Steven J. Edelstein.Responses due by 1/6/2017 (Wiktor, Magdalena) (Entered: 12/16/2016)
202016-12-16 Memorandum in Support re 19 MOTION to Amend/Correct Complaint and to Join Party Defendant filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Second Amended Complaint)(Wiktor, Magdalena) (Entered: 12/16/2016)
20.1 Exhibit A - Second Amended Complaint
212016-12-20 Motion for Prejudgment Remedy by Steven J. Edelstein. (Wiktor, Magdalena) Modified on 12/27/2016 to correct event (Fazekas, J.). Added MOTION for Disclosure on 12/27/2016 (Fazekas, J.). (Entered: 12/20/2016)
222016-12-27 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Joan G. Margolis for Application for Writ of of Attachment by Steven J. Edelstein Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 12/27/2016.(LaMura, K.) (Entered: 12/27/2016)
232017-01-04 NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE.ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. A TELEPHONIC Scheduling Conference Regarding Plaintiff's Motion for PJR is set for 1/11/2017 at 02:30 PM before Judge Joan G. Margolis. Plaintiff's counsel shall initiate the conference call. Please contact defense counsel then call Chambers with all counsel on the line: (203)773-2350. (Watson, M.) (Entered: 01/04/2017)
242017-01-11 NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE.ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. RESET: PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE from 2:30 to NOON A TELEPHONIC Scheduling Conference set is for 1/11/2017 at 12:00 PM before Judge Joan G. Margolis.Plaintiff's counsel shall initiate the conference call. Please contact defense counsel then call Chambers with all counsel on this line: (203) 773-2350. (Watson, M.) (Entered: 01/11/2017)
252017-01-11 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joan G. Margolis: Telephonic Scheduling Conference held on 1/11/2017. 8 minutes (Watson, M.) (Entered: 01/11/2017)
262017-01-11 NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE.ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. A Prejudgment Remedy Hearing is set for 2/23/2017 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom Four, 141 Church Street, New Haven, CT before Judge Joan G. Margolis. (Watson, M.) (Entered: 01/11/2017)
272017-01-31 NOTICE of Appearance by Kathryn Rose Sylvester on behalf of HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC (Sylvester, Kathryn) (Entered: 01/31/2017)
282017-02-01 MOTION for Lawrence Peikes to Withdraw as Attorney by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Peikes, Lawrence) (Entered: 02/01/2017)
292017-02-03 ORDER granting 28 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorney Lawrence Peikes terminated. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 2/3/17. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 02/03/2017)
302017-02-03 MOTION for Attorney(s) Brian Lehman to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number 0205-4286756) by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Sylvester, Kathryn) (Entered: 02/03/2017)
312017-02-03 MOTION to Quash by Jay Lucas.Responses due by 2/24/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support)(Sylvester, Kathryn) (Entered: 02/03/2017)
322017-02-06 ORDER granting 30 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice for Brian Lehman Certificate of Good Standing due by 4/7/2017. Signed by Clerk on 2/6/2017. (Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 02/06/2017)
332017-02-07 CERTIFICATE OF GOOD STANDING re 30 MOTION for Attorney(s) Brian Lehman to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number 0205-4286756) by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 02/07/2017)
342017-02-07 NOTICE of Appearance by Brian Lehman on behalf of HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 02/07/2017)
352017-02-23 ELECTRONIC ORDER -- By agreement of counsel at the conclusion of the PJR hearing today, plaintiff's post-hearing brief shall be filed on or before 3/30/17, defendants' brief in opposition shall be filed on or before 4/13/17, and plaintiff's reply brief, if any, shall be filed on or before 4/27/17. Plaintiff's counsel shall notify the Magistrate Judge's Chambers and defense counsel if he does not intend to file a reply brief. Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 2/23/17. (Margolis, Joan) (Entered: 02/23/2017)
362017-02-24 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time until March 3, 2017 to Respond to Motion to Quash (Doc. 31) by Steven J. Edelstein. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
372017-02-23 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joan G. Margolis: Prejudgment Remedy held on 2/23/2017. Total Time: 3 hours and 33 minutes(Court Reporter Falzarano.) (Campbell, A) Modified on 2/27/2017 (Campbell, A) to edit title of hearing. (Entered: 02/27/2017)
382017-02-23 Marked Exhibit List by Steven J. Edelstein. (Campbell, A) (Additional attachment(s) added on 3/1/2017: # 1 Replacement pdf) (Campbell, A). (Entered: 02/27/2017)
392017-02-27 Docket Entry Correction re 37 Prejudgment Remedy - to edit title of hearing event. (Campbell, A) (Entered: 02/27/2017)
402017-03-01 Docket Entry Correction re 38 Exhibit List - Witness added to list. (Campbell, A) (Entered: 03/01/2017)
412017-03-01 ORDER granting 36 Motion for Extension of Time. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 3/1/17. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 03/01/2017)
422017-03-03 Memorandum in Opposition re 31 MOTION to Quash filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Madsen, William) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
42.1 Exhibit
432017-03-21 REPLY to Response to 31 MOTION to Quash filed by Jay Lucas. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 03/21/2017)
442017-03-27 NOTICE of Appearance by Claire M. Howard on behalf of Steven J. Edelstein (Howard, Claire) (Entered: 03/27/2017)
452017-03-29 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time until of One Week to File Post-Hearing Briefs by Steven J. Edelstein. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 03/29/2017)
462017-03-29 ELECTRONIC ORDER granting 45 Motion for Extension of Time, absent objection, so that plaintiff's post-hearing brief is due on or before 4/6/17, defendant's brief in opposition is due on or before 4/20/17, and plaintiff's reply brief, if any, is due on or before 5/4/17. If plaintiff does not intend to file a reply brief, he should notify the Magistrate Judge's Chambers accordingly. Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 3/29/17.(Margolis, Joan) (Entered: 03/29/2017)
472017-04-06 Memorandum in Support re 21 MOTION for Prejudgment Remedy MOTION for Disclosure Plaintiff's Post-Hearing Brief filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit Exhibits 1-17 to Exhibit A)(Madsen, William) (Entered: 04/06/2017)
47.1 Exhibit A
47.2 Exhibit Exhibits 1-17 to Exhibit A
482017-04-13 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Joan G. Margolis for 31 MOTION to Quash Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 4/13/2017.Motion referred to Joan G. Margolis(LaMura, K.) (Entered: 04/13/2017)
492017-04-14 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction (Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction Over Lucas Brand Equity LLC and Jay Lucas) by Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC.Responses due by 5/5/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Law in Support of Lucas Brand Equity LLC and Jay Lucas's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction, # 2 Transcript of Hearing Held on Prejudgment Application)(Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 04/14/2017)
502017-04-20 RESPONSE re 21 MOTION for Prejudgment Remedy MOTION for Disclosure, 47 Memorandum in Support of Motion, 38 Exhibit List (Memorandum of Law Opposing Motion for Prejudgment Remedy) filed by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 04/20/2017)
512017-04-26 MOTION to Stay re 18 Order Seeking Modification of Discovery Schedule Staying Discovery for 60 days Pending Discovery on Subject Matter Jurisdiction by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC.Responses due by 5/17/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support of Motion to Modify Discovery, # 2 Declaration in Support of Motion to Modify Discovery with Exhibit A)(Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 04/26/2017)
51.1 Memorandum in Support of Motion to Modify Discovery
51.2 Declaration in Support of Motion to Modify Discovery with Exhibit A
522017-04-26 RESPONSE re 50 Response, Additional Evidence in Support of Defendants' Opposition to Prejudgment Attachment filed by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 04/26/2017)
532017-05-01 RULING denying in part 31 Defendant Lucas' Motion to Quash and for Protective Order. Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 5/1/2017. (Watson, M.) (Entered: 05/01/2017)
542017-05-04 REPLY to Response to 21 MOTION for Prejudgment Remedy MOTION for Disclosure and Opposition to Additional Evidence filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Howard, Claire) (Entered: 05/04/2017)
552017-05-05 Memorandum in Opposition re 49 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction (Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction Over Lucas Brand Equity LLC and Jay Lucas) filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6)(Howard, Claire) (Entered: 05/05/2017)
55.1 Exhibit 1
55.2 Exhibit 2
55.3 Exhibit 3
55.4 Exhibit 4
55.5 Exhibit 5
55.6 Exhibit 6
562017-05-16 REPLY to Response to 49 MOTION to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction (Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction Over Lucas Brand Equity LLC and Jay Lucas) filed by Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 05/16/2017)
572017-05-17 Memorandum in Opposition re 51 MOTION to Stay re 18 Order Seeking Modification of Discovery Schedule Staying Discovery for 60 days Pending Discovery on Subject Matter Jurisdiction filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Howard, Claire) (Entered: 05/17/2017)
582017-05-24 MOTION to Compel by Steven J. Edelstein.Responses due by 6/14/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7 - Affidavit of Claire M. Howard, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9)(Howard, Claire) (Entered: 05/24/2017)
592017-05-30 MOTION for Extension of Time until July 10, 2017 to Object and/or Respond to Defendant Hyd USA, LLC's First Set of Interrogatories and Requests for Production by Steven J. Edelstein. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 05/30/2017)
602017-06-01 ORDER granting 59 Motion for Extension of Time. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 6/1/2017. (Gould, K.) (Entered: 06/01/2017)
612017-06-02 RULING granting in large part (Dkt. #21) Plaintiff's Motion for Prejudgment Remedy, and Motion for Disclosure of Property and Assets. Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 6/2/2017. (Watson, M.) (Entered: 06/02/2017)
622017-06-09 ORDER granting 19 Motion to Amend/Correct. The Clerk is instructed to docket the amended complaint as a new entry. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 6/9/17. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 06/09/2017)
632017-06-09 Second AMENDED COMPLAINT against HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC, filed by Steven J. Edelstein.(Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 06/12/2017)
642017-06-14 Memorandum in Opposition re 58 MOTION to Compel filed by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 06/14/2017)
652017-06-16 OBJECTION re 61 Order on Motion for Prejudgment Remedy, Order on Motion for Disclosure filed by Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 06/16/2017)
662017-06-26 ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Joan G. Margolis for 58 MOTION to Compel Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 6/26/2017.Motion referred to Joan G. Margolis(LaMura, K.) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
672017-06-26 ORDER vacating re 66 Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 6/26/2017.(LaMura, K.) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
682017-06-27 ORDER denying without prejudice 58 Motion to Compel. The motion to compel may be refiled if defendants do not comply after resolution of the motion to dismiss. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 6/27/2017. (LaMura, K.) (Entered: 06/27/2017)
692017-06-27 MOTION to Amend/Correct 63 Amended Complaint and Join Lucas Brand Equity, LP as party defendant by Steven J. Edelstein.Responses due by 7/18/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit Third Amended Complaint)(Howard, Claire) (Entered: 06/27/2017)
702017-06-28 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *Karen Ballou* with answer to complaint due within *21* days. Attorney *William G. Madsen* *Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau, LLC-HTFD* *402 Asylum Street* *Hartford, CT 06103*. (Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 06/28/2017)
712017-06-30 RESPONSE re 65 Objection to Ruling on PJR filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Howard, Claire) (Entered: 06/30/2017)
722017-07-10 SUMMONS Returned Executed by Steven J. Edelstein. Karen Ballou served on 6/29/2017, answer due 7/20/2017. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 07/10/2017)
732017-07-10 Supplemental SUMMONS Returned Executed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 07/10/2017)
742017-07-11 ORDER denying 49 Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 6/11/17. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 07/11/2017)
752017-07-11 ORDER granting 69 Motion to Amend/Correct. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 7/11/17. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 07/11/2017)
762017-07-11 ORDER denying 51 Motion to Stay. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 7/11/17. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 07/11/2017)
772017-07-11 MOTION to Compel by Steven J. Edelstein.Responses due by 8/1/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9)(Howard, Claire) (Entered: 07/11/2017)
77.1 Exhibit 1
77.2 Exhibit 2
77.3 Exhibit 3
77.4 Exhibit 4
77.5 Exhibit 5
77.6 Exhibit 6
77.7 Exhibit 7
77.8 Exhibit 8
77.9 Exhibit 9
782017-07-17 AMENDED COMPLAINT Third Amended Complaint against All Defendants, filed by Steven J. Edelstein.(Howard, Claire) (Entered: 07/17/2017)
792017-07-17 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time until January 15, 2018 and March 15, 2018, respectively, for Deadline to Complete Discovery and Deadline to File Dispositive Motions by Steven J. Edelstein. (Howard, Claire) (Entered: 07/17/2017)
802017-07-17 MOTION to Compel counsel to (1) return phone calls in a reasonably timely manner, and (2) conduct the initial conversations on disputed discovery matters on the telephone in good faith. by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC.Responses due by 8/7/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-D)(Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 07/17/2017)
80.1 Exhibit A-D
812017-07-18 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *Lucas Brand Equity, LP* with answer to complaint due within *21* days. Attorney *Claire M. Howard* *Madsen, Prestley & Parenteau, LLC-HTFD* *402 Asylum Street* *Hartford, CT 06103*. (Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
822017-07-18 ORDER re 78 Amended Complaint filed by Steven J. Edelstein. Plaintiff is instructed to submit a corrected amended complaint to include Lucas Brand LP in the caption. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 7/18/17.(Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
832017-07-18 AMENDED COMPLAINT Corrected Third Amended Complaint against Karen Ballou, HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC, Lucas Brand Equity, LP, filed by Steven J. Edelstein.(Howard, Claire) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
842017-07-20 MOTION to Compel Counsel to Record Phone Calls with Each Other by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC.Responses due by 8/10/2017 (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 07/20/2017)
852017-07-23 OBJECTION re 79 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time until January 15, 2018 and March 15, 2018, respectively, for Deadline to Complete Discovery and Deadline to File Dispositive Motions filed by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-B)(Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 07/23/2017)
862017-07-24 MOTION to Withdraw 80 MOTION to Compel counsel to (1) return phone calls in a reasonably timely manner, and (2) conduct the initial conversations on disputed discovery matters on the telephone in good faith., 84 MOTION to Compel Counsel to Record Phone Calls with Each Other by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
872017-07-24 ELECTRONIC ORDER granting 86 Motion to Withdraw. Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 7/24/17. (Margolis, Joan) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
882017-07-24 ELECTRONIC ORDER withdrawing 80 Motion to Compel; withdrawing 84 Motion to Compel. (See Dkts. ##86-87). Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 7/24/17.(Margolis, Joan) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
892017-07-24 ORDER: In light of the withdrawal of Dkts. ##80 and 84 today (see Dkts. ##86-88), which this Magistrate Judge greatly appreciates, Dkts. ##77 and 79 are denied without prejudice to renew, after counsel have had an opportunity, acting as professionals, to discuss the matters between themselves. Counsel are hereby forewarned that this Magistrate Judge has neither the time nor the patience to deal with needless discovery motions, and will not hesitate to impose sanctions upon counsel, when and if appropriate. Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 7/24/2017. (Watson, M.) (Entered: 07/24/2017)
902017-07-31 NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE.ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. A Settlement Conference is set for 8/28/2017 at 10:00 AM in Chambers Room 303, 141 Church St., New Haven, CT before Judge Joan G. Margolis. Please refer to Judge Margolis' webpage on the District of Connecticut's website for instructions regarding settlement conferences. (Watson, M.) (Entered: 07/31/2017)
912017-08-28 NOTICE of Appearance by John H. Harrington on behalf of Karen Ballou (Harrington, John) (Entered: 08/28/2017)
922017-08-28 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joan G. Margolis: Settlement Conference held on 8/28/2017. Total Time: 1 hour and 50 minutes (Watson, M.) (Entered: 08/28/2017)
932017-08-29 ELECTRONIC ORDER -- By agreement of counsel at the settlement conference held yesterday (see Dkt. #92) and with the permission of Judge Eginton, the deadline for the completion of discovery is extended until 1/15/18, and the deadline for the filing of dispositive motions is extended until 3/15/18. Signed by Judge Joan G. Margolis on 8/29/17. (Margolis, Joan) (Entered: 08/29/2017)
942017-09-06 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed as to Karen Ballou waiver sent on 8/23/2017, answer due 10/22/2017 filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 09/06/2017)
952017-09-06 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed as to Lucas Brand Equity, LP waiver sent on 8/24/2017, answer due 10/23/2017 filed by Steven J. Edelstein. (Madsen, William) (Entered: 09/06/2017)
962017-09-26 NOTICE of Appearance by Simon I. Allentuch on behalf of Karen Ballou, HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC, Lucas Brand Equity, LP (Allentuch, Simon) (Entered: 09/26/2017)
972017-09-26 NOTICE of Appearance by Anthony Charles Famiglietti on behalf of Karen Ballou, HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC, Lucas Brand Equity, LP (Famiglietti, Anthony) (Entered: 09/26/2017)
982017-09-26 MOTION for Brian Lehman and Kathryn Sylvester to Withdraw as Attorney by HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC. (Lehman, Brian) (Entered: 09/26/2017)
992017-09-27 NOTICE of Appearance by James C. Graham on behalf of Karen Ballou, HYD USA, LLC, Jay Lucas, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC, Lucas Brand Equity, LP (Graham, James) (Entered: 09/27/2017)
1002017-09-28 ORDER granting 98 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorneys Brian Lehman and Kathryn Rose Sylvester are terminated. Signed by Judge Warren W. Eginton on 9/28/17. (Ladd-Smith, I.) (Entered: 09/28/2017)
1012017-11-13 ANSWER to 83 Amended Complaint with Affirmative Defenses and Special Defenses , COUNTERCLAIM against Steven J. Edelstein by Lucas Brand Equity, LP, Jay Lucas, Karen Ballou, HYD USA, LLC, Lucas Brand Equity, LLC.(Allentuch, Simon) (Entered: 11/13/2017)
1022017-11-13 NOTICE of Appearance by Todd D. Steigman on behalf of Steven J. Edelstein (Steigman, Todd) (Entered: 11/13/2017)