DECLARATION IN SUPPORT OF EX PARTE APPLICATION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO SERVE PLEADING
Notice was provided to parties and counsel that Plaintiff is aware of who were served to date by email.
The only party who has stated it will oppose the application is Morrison & Foerster, whose counsel asked Plaintiff to advise the Court that the firm will oppose the ex parte application, however counsel has not to date responded to a request that he provide the basis for the objection.
All the below named defendants have not yet been served primarily because a process-server was unable to locate a proper address for which to serve and/or because a process-server is in the process of serving said defendants and/or because Plaintiff was unable to locate the address of defendants and/or Plaintiff encountered myriad difficulties and obstacles in serving said defendants such as Larissa Parecki, Voice of OC, Erwin Chemerinsky, Skadden Arps, Mary Ann Todd, Munger Tolles, Bradley Phillips, Ron Olson, Edison International, Douglas Winthrop, Howard Rice, Holly Fujie, Buchalter Nemer, Raj Chatterjee,Thomas Girardi, Richard Tom, Southern California Edison, Wilson Sonsini, Cary Martin Zellerbach AKA Mary Ellen Martin Zellerbach, Mark Robinson, Arnold Porter, Mark Friedman – Fulcrum Properties, Mark Parnes, CalifomiaALL,Ruthe Catolico Ashley, Sarah Redfield, Morrison England, Torie Flournoy-England, James Brosnahan,Geoffrey Brown, Ophelia Basgal, Pacific Gas & Electric Company, Verizon Communications, Darrell Steinberg, Kamala Harris, Michael Peevey, Steve Poizner, Freada Kapor Klein, James Hsu, Jeff Bleich, Sonnenschein Nath & RosenthaL.
Specifically, for example:
Jeff Bleich — process server who went to his office in San Francisco was informed Mr. Bleich is out of the country. Process server recommended to Plaintiff substituted service, and it will be attempted on Becky Bleich (his wife) at the home address in order to perfect service.
Raj Chatterjee — service has been attempted multiple times, both at his office and place of residence. Plaintiff anticipates Mr. Chatterjee will soon be served via substitute service.
James Brosnahan — service has been attempted multiple times, both at his office and place of residence. Plaintiff anticipates Mr. Brosnahan will soon be served via substitute service.
Geoffrey Brown — process server visited the home of Mr. Brown at least twice. Mr. Brown is either not home or not responding to the process server’s contact efforts. An envelope containing the Summons, FAC, ADR, CMC package was left on the stairs of his residence. The process server has advised that a “stake-out” may be necessary to serve Mr. Brown.
Freada Kapor Klein — process-server visited Freada Kapor’s office in Oakland and was told to leave papers with her assistant. As such, at this point Plaintiff is unsure if service has been perfected on Freada Kapor.
Sarah Redfield — out of state defendant (a resident of Maine). An attempt to serve Redfield pursuant to CCP by first-class-mail registered, return receipt has to date been unsuccessful.
Cary Martin Zellerbach AKA Mary Ellen Martin Zellerbach — Plaintiff served her company, “Martin
Investment Mangement,” located in Illinois, but to date could not locate Cary Martin Zellerbach’s residence in San Francisco to complete service.
Mark Friedman, Fulcrum Properties — Plaintiff is unsure if service was perfected as of yet.