Case Details

CourtEastern District of Louisiana
Docket number2:12-cv-00287
Date case filed2012-01-27
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: Kool Blue Pools & Spas, 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: 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: Thomas J. McKenna
Attorney Contact:
Gainey & McKenna
440 Park Avenue South
5th Floor
New York, NY 10016
212-983-1300
Fax: 212-983-0383
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
12012-01-27 COMPLAINT with jury demand against Pool Corporation, SCP Distributors, LLC, Superior Pool Products, LLC (Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 053L-3365200) filed by Kool Blue Pools & Spas, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Pool Corporation, # 3 Summons SCP DIstributors, # 4 Summons Superior Pool Products)(Gisleson, Soren) (Entered: 01/27/2012)
22012-01-30 Initial Case Assignment to Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown and Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles, III. (mmf, ) (Entered: 01/30/2012)
32012-01-30 Summons Issued as to All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Summons SCP Distributors, # 2 Summons Superior Pool)(cms, ) (Entered: 01/30/2012)
42012-01-31 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: 01/31/2012)
52012-02-01 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice David H. Bamberger (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, # 3 Certificate of Good Standing of David H. Bamberger)(Gaudet, William) (Entered: 02/01/2012)
62012-02-01 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice Deana L. Cairo (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, # 3 Certificate of Good Standing of Deana L. Cairo)(Gaudet, William) (Entered: 02/01/2012)
72012-02-03 ORDER - Status Conference set for 2/24/2012 02:00 PM before Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown. Signed by Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown on 2/3/2012.(cms, ) (Entered: 02/03/2012)
82012-02-06 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Extension of Time to File Class Certification by Kool Blue Pools & Spas, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Stipulations)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 2/7/2012 (cms, ). (Entered: 02/06/2012)
92012-02-09 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Reassignment and Notice of Related Cases Pursuant to Local Rules 3.1 and 3.1.1 by Pool Corporation, SCP Distributors LLC, Superior Pool Products, LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Gaudet, William) Modified text on 2/10/2012 (cms, ). (Entered: 02/09/2012)
102012-02-10 ORDER granting 9 Motion for Reassignment and Notice of Related Cases. Case reassigned to Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt and Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr for all further proceedings. Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown, Magistrate Judge Daniel E. Knowles, III no longer assigned to the case. FURTHER ORDERED that the Status Conference set in this case is CANCELLED. Signed by Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown on 2/10/2012. (cms, ) (Entered: 02/10/2012)
112012-02-10 ORDER granting 4 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer re 1 Complaint, as stated within document. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 2/10/2012. (cab) (Entered: 02/10/2012)
122012-02-10 ORDER granting 6 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Deana L. Cairo. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 2/10/2012. (cab) (Entered: 02/10/2012)
132012-02-10 ORDER granting 5 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to David H. Bamberger. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 2/10/2012. (cab) (Entered: 02/10/2012)
142012-02-10 ORDER re 8 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Class Certification as stated within document. Signed by Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt on 2/10/2012.(cab) (Entered: 02/10/2012)
152012-02-14 ***DEFICIENT*** EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Thomas J. McKenna to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (Filing fee $ 100 receipt number 053L-3387438) by Kool Blue Pools & Spas, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Affidavit, # 3 Certificate of Good Standing)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 2/15/2012 to edit text (cab). Modified on 2/15/2012 (cab). (Entered: 02/14/2012)
162012-02-15 ***DEFICIENT*** EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Thomas J. McKenna to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (Fee previously paid) by Kool Blue Pools & Spas, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Proposed Order)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 2/16/2012 to edit text (cab). Modified on 2/16/2012 (cab). (Entered: 02/15/2012)
172012-03-21 ***DEFICIENT*** EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Thomas J. McKenna, to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (Fee previously paid) by Kool Blue Pools & Spas, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Proposed Order)(Gisleson, Soren) Modified on 3/22/2012 to edit text (cab). Modified on 3/22/2012 (cab). (Entered: 03/21/2012)
182012-04-19 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)
192012-04-23 EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice THOMAS J. McKENNA (Fee previously paid) by Kool Blue Pools & Spas, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Affidavit)(Gisleson, Soren) (Entered: 04/23/2012)
202012-04-25 ORDER granting 19 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Thomas J. McKenna on behalf of plaintiff Kool Blue Pools & Spas, Inc. Signed by Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance. (blg) (Entered: 04/25/2012)
212012-04-25 PRETRIAL ORDER NO. 1. Signed by Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance on 4/25/2012.(blg) (Entered: 04/25/2012)