Ellison v. Steven Madden Ltd

Case # 11-cv-05935
Case Name Ellison v. Steven Madden Ltd
Jurisdiction US District Court for C.D. CA
Summary

Plaintiffs allege that Defendants sent unsolicited text message advertisements to consumers' cell phones.  These advertisements were sent in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA).

Final Approval Date 05/07/2013
Result
  1. Objector Giratos motioned to withdraw her objection prior to Final Approval, after being shown that she was not a class member, which was opposed by Class Counsel to ensure subpoena compliance (documents below).
  2. After consultation with Objector Connors and her counsel, the settlement was modified to provide email notice of an extended claims deadline.  For this, Objector Connors and counsel were paid $100,000 (see Joint Stipulation at 3:16-20).  Objector Connors then withdrew her objection.
  3. Final Approval was granted.
Dismissal of Last Appeal N/A
Attachments Docket Report.pdf
Class Action Complaint.pdf
Preliminary Approval Order.pdf
Joint Stipulation to Modify Settlement and Withdraw Connors Objection.pdf
Final Approval Order.pdf
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Objection of Aileen Connors, Constance Giratos

Objectors Aileen Connors
Constance Giratos
Signers Aileen Connors
Constance Giratos
Steve A. Miller
Attorneys Steve A. Miller
Jonathan E. Fortman
John C. Kress
Maureen Connors
Summary
  1. Attorneys' fees are excessive.
  2. Proposed monetary relief is inadequate.
  3. Injunctive relief is inadequate.
Attachments Objection of Aileen Connors and Constance Giratos.pdf
Withdrawal of Giratos Objection.pdf
Plaintiffs' Opposition to Withdrawal of Giratos Objection.pdf
Plaintiffs' Response to Objections.pdf
Withdrawal of Plaintiffs' Opposition to Giratos Withdrawal.pdf
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