Case Details

CourtWestern District of Wisconsin
Docket number3:13-cv-00054
Date case filed2013-01-24
Date case closed2013-11-20
Date of latest filing2013-11-20
Assigned toDistrict Judge Barbara B. Crabb
Case cause29:201 Fair Labor Standards Act
Nature of suit710 Labor: Fair Standards
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Kyle Venechuk
Party type: Plaintiff
individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated
Attorney name: Curtis P. Zaun
Attorney Contact:
Nichols Kaster, PLLP
4600 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-256-3200
Fax: 612-215-6870
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Rachhana T. Srey
Attorney Contact:
Nichols Kaster, PLLP
4600 IDS Center
80 South 8th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-256-3200x239
Fax: 612-215-6870
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Grande Cheese Company
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Gregory B. Gill
Attorney Contact:
128 North Durkee Street
Appleton, WI 54911
920-739-1107
Fax: 920-739-3027
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Christopher L. Nickels
Attorney Contact:
Quarles & Brady LLP
Suite 2040
411 East Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-277-5519
Fax: 414-978-8756
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Sean M. Scullen
Attorney Contact:
Quarles & Brady LLP
Suite 2040
411 East Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53202
414-277-5421
Fax: 414-978-8978
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-01-24 ComplaintCOMPLAINT against Grande Cheese Company. ( Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 0758-1115389.), filed by Kyle Venechuk. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Plainitff Consent Form, # 2 JS-44 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons) (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 01/24/2013)
1.1 Exhibit A - Plainitff Consent Form
1.2 JS-44 Civil Cover Sheet
1.3 Summons
22013-01-24 Summons IssuedSummons Issued as to Grande Cheese Company. (krj) (Entered: 01/24/2013)
32013-03-20 Motion to StayJoint Motion to Stay Proceedings and Toll Statute of Limitations by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order) (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 03/20/2013)
42013-03-21 Order on Motion to StayORDER granting 3 Motion to stay case and toll statute of limitations. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker on 3/20/13. (krj) (Entered: 03/21/2013)
52013-03-21 Text Only Order** TEXT ONLY ORDER ** The court has granted the parties' joint motion to stay proceedings and toll the statute of limitations. The court, however, is not comfortable letting this lawsuit float unmoored to any deadlines whatsoever. Accordingly, the court will allow the parties two months to resolve this case free from calendaring. If they do not succeed, then the court will hold a telephonic status and scheduling conference on May 29, 2013 at 9:00 a.m., with plaintiffs' counsel responsible for arranging the conference call to chambers at (608) 264-5153. At that conference the parties should be prepared to schedule further proceedings in this case, including a trial date in the fall of 2014. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker on 3/20/13. (krj) (Entered: 03/21/2013)
62013-05-28 Notice of AppearanceNotice of Appearance filed by Sean M. Scullen for Defendant Grande Cheese Company (Scullen, Sean) (Entered: 05/28/2013)
72013-05-31 Pretrial Conference OrderPretrial Conference Order - Amendments to Pleadings due 6/14/2013. Motion for Conditional Certification of Class due 7/29/2013. Motion to Certify Class under Rule 23 due 12/2/2013. Dispositive Motions due 6/6/2014. Settlement Letters due 10/27/2014. Motions in Limine due 10/27/2014. Responses to Motions due 11/10/2014. Final Pretrial Conference set for 11/20/2014 at 04:00 PM. Jury Selection and Trial set for 12/1/2014 at 09:00 AM.. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker on 5/31/13. (krj) (Entered: 05/31/2013)
82013-06-14 Amended ComplaintAMENDED COMPLAINT against Grande Cheese Company, filed by Kyle Venechuk. (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 06/14/2013)
92013-07-15 Answer to Amended ComplaintANSWER to Amended Complaint and Affirmative Defenses by Defendant Grande Cheese Company. (Nickels, Christopher) (Entered: 07/15/2013)
102013-07-15 Corporate Disclosure StatementCorporate Disclosure Statement by Defendant Grande Cheese Company (Nickels, Christopher) (Entered: 07/15/2013)
112013-07-29 Notice of SettlementNotice of Settlement and Proposed Scheduling Order by Defendant Grande Cheese Company, Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 07/29/2013)
122013-07-30 OrderORDER setting schedule re class certification and settlement approval. Signed by District Judge Barbara B. Crabb on 7/30/13. (krj) (Entered: 07/30/2013)
132013-08-22 Motion for SettlementJoint Motion for Settlement Joint Motion For Preliminary Approval Of Settlement And Class/Collective Certification by Defendant Grande Cheese Company, Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk. (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 08/22/2013)
142013-08-22 Brief in SupportBrief in Support of 13 Motion for Settlement by Defendant Grande Cheese Company, Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Settlement Agreement with Exhibit A (proposed Notice of Settlement), # 2 Exhibit 2 - Wittemann v. Wisconsin Bell - Order on Final Approval, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Wilcox v. Alternative Ent - Order on Final Approval, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Witterman v. Wisconsin Bell - Order on Preliminary Approval, # 5 Exhibit 5 - Smallwood v. Illinois Bell - Order on Preliminary Approval, # 6 Exhibit 6 - Nichols Kaster, PLLP Firm Resume) (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 08/22/2013)
152013-08-22 DeclarationDeclaration of Curtis P. Zaun filed by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk re: 13 Motion for Settlement (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 08/22/2013)
162013-08-30 Settlement Approval HearingMinute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Barbara B. Crabb: Preliminary Settlement Approval Hearing held on 8/30/2013 re 13 Joint Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement And Class/Collective Certification. [:10] (Court Reporter LS.) (krj) (Entered: 08/30/2013)
172013-09-06 Notice (Other)Revised Notice of Settlement and Consent Form by Defendant Grande Cheese Company, Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk re 13 Joint Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement and Class/Collective Certification. (Zaun, Curtis) Modified text on 9/9/2013 (krj). (Entered: 09/06/2013)
182013-09-20 Order on Motion for SettlementORDER approving revised Notice of Settlement and Consent Form. Signed by District Judge Barbara B. Crabb on 9/18/13. (krj) (Entered: 09/20/2013)
192013-11-13 Motion to Approve Settlement AgreementJoint Motion for Final Approval of Settlement Agreement by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk. (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 11/13/2013)
202013-11-13 Brief in SupportBrief in Support of 19 Motion to Approve Settlement Agreement by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Executed Settlement Agreement, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Final Allocations, # 3 Text of Proposed Order) (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 11/13/2013)
212013-11-13 DeclarationDeclaration of Rachhana T. Srey filed by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk in Support re: 19 Motion to Approve Settlement Agreement (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 11/13/2013)
222013-11-13 Motion for Attorney FeesUnopposed Motion for Attorney Fees and Costs by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk. (Zaun, Curtis) Modified on 11/14/2013. (lak) (Entered: 11/13/2013)
232013-11-13 Brief in SupportBrief in Support of 22 Motion for Attorney Fees and Costs by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Summary of Attorneys' Fees for Class Counsel, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Cost records for Nichols Kaster PLLP, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Unpublished Orders, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Nichols Kaster PLLP Firm Resume, # 5 Exhibit 5 - Declaration of David Zoeller) (Zaun, Curtis) Modified on 11/14/2013. (lak. (Entered: 11/13/2013)
242013-11-13 DeclarationDeclaration of Rachhana T. Srey filed by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk in Support re: 22 Motion for Attorney Fees (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 11/13/2013)
252013-11-14 DeclarationDeclaration of David C. Zoeller filed by Plaintiff Kyle Venechuk in Support re: 22 Motion for Attorney Fees (Zaun, Curtis) (Entered: 11/14/2013)
262013-11-20 Settlement Approval HearingMinute Entry for proceedings held before District Judge Barbara B. Crabb: Settlement Approval Hearing held on 11/20/2013; 19 Joint Motion for Final Approval of Settlement Agreement GRANTED. [:07] (Court Reporter CS) (arw) (Entered: 11/20/2013)
272013-11-20 Order on Motion to Approve Settlement AgreementORDER granting 19 Motion for Final Approval of Settlement Agreement; granting 22 Unopposed Motion for Attorney Fees and Costs. Class counsel awarded attorney fees and costs in the amount of $281,062.70. Signed by District Judge Barbara B. Crabb on 11/20/2013. (arw) (Entered: 11/20/2013)