United States District Court, W.D. Washington, Seattle
SAMIT PATEL, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff,
SEATTLE GENETICS, INC., CLAY B. SIEGALL, and TODD E. SIMPSON, Defendants.
Cantor, WSBA # 17893 LAW OFFICES OF CLIFFORD A. CANTOR, P.C.
One of Counsel for Movant and Proposed Liaison Counsel for
ORDER APPOINTING LEAD PLAINTIFF AND APPROVING
SELECTION OF COUNSEL
RICARDO S. MARTINEZ CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Court has considered the motions for appointment of lead
plaintiff and approval of counsel made by competing movants.
The Court finds oral argument unnecessary and for good cause
shown, hereby ORDERS as follows:
NEWLY-FILED OR TRANSFERRED ACTIONS
a case that arises out of the subject matter of this action
is hereinafter filed in this Court or transferred to this
Court from another court, the Clerk of this Court shall:
(a) file a copy of this Order in the separate file for such
(b) mail a copy of this Order to the attorneys for the
plaintiff(s) in the newly filed or transferred case and to
any new defendant(s) in the newly-filed or transferred case;
(c) make the appropriate entry in the Master Docket.
new case that arises out of the subject matter of this Action
and that is filed in this Court or transferred to this Court
shall be consolidated with this action and this Order shall
apply thereto, unless a party objecting to this Order or any
provision of this Order shall, within ten (10) days after the
date upon which a copy of this Order is served on counsel for
such party, files an application for relief from this Order
or any provision herein and this Court deems it appropriate
to grant such application.
APPOINTMENT OF LEAD PLAINTIFF AND LEAD COUNSEL
Having reviewed all pending motions, the Court hereby
appoints movant Carl Johnson (“Johnson”) as Lead
Plaintiff for the class (the “Class”). Johnson
satisfies all of the requirements for lead plaintiff pursuant
to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
Plaintiff, pursuant to Section 21D(a)(3)(B)(v), has selected
and retained the law firm of Pomerantz LLP as Lead Counsel
and the Law Offices of Clifford A. Cantor, P.C. as Liaison
Counsel for the Class. The Court approves Lead
Plaintiff's selection of Counsel for the Class.
Counsel shall have the following responsibilities and duties,
to be carried out either personally or through ...