United States District Court, N.D. New York
GORDON CASEY and DUANE SKINNER, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs,
CITIBANK, N.A.; CITIMORTGAGE, INC.; MIDFIRST BANK, N.A., doing business as Midland Mortgage; and FIRSTINSURE, INC., Defendants. CELESTE COONAN, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff,
CITIBANK, N.A.; CITIMORTGAGE, INC.; ASSURANT, INC.; AMERICAN SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY; and STANDARD GUARANTY INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendants.
E. MICHELLE DRAKE, ESQ. JOSEPH C. HASHMALL, ESQ. KAI H. RICHTER, ESQ. NICHOLS KASTER, PLLP Attorneys for Plaintiffs Casey, Skinner, and Coonan Minneapolis, MN.
MATTHEW C. HELLAND, ESQ. One Embarcadero Center, San Francisco, CA.
PATRICK F. MADDEN, ESQ. SARAH R. SCHALMAN-BERGEN, ESQ. SHANON J. CARSON, ESQ. BERGER & MONTAGUE, P.C. Attorneys for Plaintiffs Casey, Skinner, and Coonan Philadelphia, PA.
BRETT H. CEBULASH, ESQ. KEVIN LANDAU, ESQ. TAUS, CEBULASH & LANDAU, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiffs Casey, Skinner, and Coonan New York, NY.
KENNETH G. GILMAN, ESQ. GILMAN LAW, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff Coonan Beachway Professional Center Tower Bonita Springs, FL.
CHRISTOPHER J. WILLIS, ESQ. SARAH T. REISE, ESQ. STEFANIE H. JACKMAN, ESQ. BALLARD SPAHR, LLP Attorneys for Defendants Citibank, N.A. and CitiMortgage, Inc. Atlanta, GA.
MITCHELL J. KATZ, ESQ. TERESA M. BENNETT, ESQ. MENTER, RUDIN & TRIVELPIECE, P.C. Attorneys for Defendants Citibank, N.A.; and CitiMortgage, Inc. Syracuse, NY.
DAVID S. KANTROWITZ, ESQ. JOHN C. ENGLANDER, ESQ. MATTHEW G. LINDENBAUM, ESQ. GOODWIN PROCTER LLP Attorneys for Defendants MidFirst Bank, N.A. and FirstInsure, Inc. Exchange Place Boston, MA.
EDWARD G. MELVIN, ESQ. ROBERT J. SMITH, ESQ. COSTELLO, COONEY & FEARON, PLLC Attorneys for Defendants MidFirst Bank, N.A. and FirstInsure, Inc. Syracuse, NY.
FRANK G. BURT, ESQ. BRIAN P. PERRYMAN, ESQ. W. GLENN MERTEN, ESQ. CARLTON FIELDS JORDEN BURT, P.A. Attorneys for Defendants Assurant, Inc., American Security Insurance Company, and Standard Guaranty Insurance Company Washington, DC.
RICHARD A. COHEN, ESQ. COHEN & COHEN LLP Attorneys for Defendants Assurant, Inc., American Security Insurance Company, and Standard Guaranty Insurance Company Utica, NY.
DECISION and ORDER
DAVID N. HURD, District Judge.
Plaintiff Casey initiated this class action on May 17, 2012. An amended class action complaint, filed on July 26, 2012, added plaintiff Skinner. On January 2, 2013, a Memorandum-Decision and Order was filed denying defendants' motions to dismiss. Casey v. Citibank, N.A. , 915 F.Supp.2d 255 (N.D.N.Y. 2013). Plaintiff Coonan initiated a separate class action on March 27, 2013. On July 24, 2013, plaintiffs' counsel was appointed interim co-lead class counsel pursuant to ...