Case Details

CourtEastern District of Louisiana
Docket number2:11-cv-03111
Date case filed2011-12-20
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toChief Judge Sarah S. Vance
Case cause15:15 Antitrust Litigation
Nature of suit410 Anti-Trust
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.
Party type: Plaintiff
on behalf of itself and all others similarly situated
Attorney name: Russ M. Herman
Attorney Contact:
Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP
820 O'Keefe Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 581-4892
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Dana Statsky Smith
Attorney Contact:
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th St.
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
212-779-1414
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE

Attorney name: Michael S. Bigin
Attorney Contact:
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th St.
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
212-779-1414
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE

Attorney name: Ronald J. Aranoff
Attorney Contact:
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th St.
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10016
212-779-1414
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Stephen J. Herman
Attorney Contact:
Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP
820 O'Keefe Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 581-4892
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Steven Jay Lane
Attorney Contact:
Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP
820 O'Keefe Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 581-4892
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Soren Erik Gisleson
Attorney Contact:
Herman, Herman, Katz & Cotlar, LLP
820 O'Keefe Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113
504-581-4892
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Pool Corporation
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: William Bernard Gaudet
Attorney Contact:
Adams & Reese, LLP (New Orleans)
One Shell Square
701 Poydras St.
Suite 4500
New Orleans, LA 70139
504-581-3234
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: David H. Bamberger
Attorney Contact:
DLA Piper, LLP (Washington)
500 Eighth St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
202-799-4523
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Deana L. Cairo
Attorney Contact:
DLA Piper, LLP (Washington)
500 Eighth St., N.W.
Washington, DC 20004
202-799-4523
Email: [email protected]
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: SCP Distributors LLC
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: William Bernard Gaudet
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: David H. Bamberger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Deana L. Cairo
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Superior Pool Products, LLC
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: William Bernard Gaudet
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: David H. Bamberger
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Deana L. Cairo
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
PRO HAC VICE ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12011-12-20 COMPLAINT with jury demand against All Defendants (Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 053L-3321060) filed by Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Pool Corporation, # 3 Summons SCP Distributors, # 4 Summons Superior Pool Products)(Gisleson, Soren) (Entered: 12/20/2011)
1.1 Civil Cover Sheet
1.2 Summons Pool Corporation
1.3 Summons SCP Distributors
1.4 Summons Superior Pool Products
22011-12-20 Initial Case Assignment to Judge Carl Barbier and Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr. (jmd, ) (Entered: 12/20/2011)
32011-12-21 Summons Issued as to Pool Corporation, SCP Distributors, LLC, Superior Pool Products, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(gec, ) (Entered: 12/21/2011)
42011-12-21 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Extension of Time to Answer re 1 Complaint, by Pool Corporation, SCP Distributors, LLC, Superior Pool Products, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit A - Stipulation)(Gaudet, William) (Entered: 12/21/2011)
52011-12-28 ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Case transferred to Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt for all further proceedings. Judge Carl Barbier no longer assigned to case. Signed by Judge Carl Barbier on 12/22/2011. (NEF:CJB,sek)(gec, ) (Entered: 12/28/2011)
62012-01-05 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for David H. Bamberger to Appear Pro Hac Vice . (Credit Card not accepted or unavailable - payment of filing fee due within 2 business days) by Pool Corporation, SCP Distributors, LLC, Superior Pool Products, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Affidavit of David H. Bamberger)(Gaudet, William) Modified on 1/6/2012 to edit text (cab). (Entered: 01/05/2012)
72012-01-05 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Deana L. Cairo to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (Credit Card not accepted or unavailable - payment of filing fee due within 2 business days) by Pool Corporation, SCP Distributors, LLC, Superior Pool Products, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Affidavit of Deana L. Cairo)(Gaudet, William) Modified on 1/6/2012 to edit text (cab). (Entered: 01/05/2012)
82012-01-06 ORDER granting 6 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to David H. Bamberger. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 1/6/2012. (cab) (Entered: 01/06/2012)
92012-01-06 ORDER granting 7 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Deana L. Cairo. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 1/6/2012. (cab) (Entered: 01/06/2012)
102012-01-06 ORDER granting 4 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer re 1 Complaint, as stated within document. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 1/6/2012. (cab) (Entered: 01/06/2012)
112012-01-24 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Ronald J. Aranoff to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 053L-3359531) by Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Affidavit, # 3 Proposed Order)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 1/25/2012 to edit text (cab). (Entered: 01/24/2012)
122012-01-24 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Michael S. Bigin to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 053L-3359554) by Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Affidavit, # 3 Proposed Order)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 1/25/2012 to edit text (cab). (Entered: 01/24/2012)
132012-01-24 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Dana Statsky Smith to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 053L-3359565) by Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Affidavit, # 3 Proposed Order)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 1/25/2012 to edit text (cab). (Entered: 01/24/2012)
142012-01-24 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Suspend 91-Day Deadline to File Motion for Class Certification by Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Stipulation, # 2 Proposed Order)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 1/26/2012 to edit text (cab). (Entered: 01/24/2012)
152012-01-26 ORDER granting 14 Motion to Suspend 91-Day Deadline to File Motion for Class Certification as stated within document. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 1/26/2012. (cab) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
162012-01-26 ORDER granting 11 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Ronald J. Aranoff. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 1/25/2012. (cab) (Entered: 01/26/2012)
172012-01-26 ORDER granting 12 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Michael S. Bigin. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 1/25/2012. (cab) (Entered: 01/27/2012)
182012-01-26 ORDER granting 13 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Dana Statsky Smith. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 1/25/2012. (cab) (Entered: 01/27/2012)
192012-02-17 NOTICE of Appearance by Ronald J. Aranoff on behalf of Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Aranoff, Ronald) (Entered: 02/17/2012)
202012-02-17 NOTICE of Appearance by Dana Statsky Smith on behalf of Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Smith, Dana) (Entered: 02/17/2012)
212012-02-17 NOTICE of Appearance by Michael S. Bigin on behalf of Gold Coast Swimming Pools, Inc.. (Bigin, Michael) (Entered: 02/17/2012)
222012-04-19 ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE. Case transferred to Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance for all further proceedings. Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt no longer assigned to case. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 4/18/2012.(cab) (Entered: 04/20/2012)
232012-04-25 PRETRIAL ORDER NO. 1. Signed by Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance on 4/25/2012.(blg) (Entered: 04/25/2012)