862 F.3d 685 (8th Cir. 2017), 16-3159, Keil v. Lopez

Docket Nº:16-3159, 16-3164, 16-3167, 16-3169
Citation:862 F.3d 685
Opinion Judge:GRUENDER, Circuit Judge.
Party Name:Alexia Keil; Nick Hutchison; Jason Davis, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated; Rachael D. Stone; Maja Mackenzie; Brian Andacky; Melissa Baggett; David Delre; Christopher Renna; Kimberly Lemon; Joshua Teperson; Jonathon Fisher; Cindi Inman; Beth Cox; Victoria Lyman; Stephanie Douglas; Sarah Jacobs, on behalf of herself and ot
Judge Panel:Before GRUENDER, MURPHY, and KELLY, Circuit Judges.
Case Date:July 05, 2017
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
 
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862 F.3d 685 (8th Cir. 2017)

Alexia Keil; Nick Hutchison; Jason Davis, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated; Rachael D. Stone; Maja Mackenzie; Brian Andacky; Melissa Baggett; David Delre; Christopher Renna; Kimberly Lemon; Joshua Teperson; Jonathon Fisher; Cindi Inman; Beth Cox; Victoria Lyman; Stephanie Douglas; Sarah Jacobs, on behalf of herself and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs - Appellees, Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., Defendant - Appellee

v.

Paul Lopez, Objector - Appellant; Alexia Keil; Nick Hutchison; Jason Davis, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated; Rachael D. Stone; Maja Mackenzie; Brian Andacky; Melissa Baggett; David Delre; Christopher Renna; Kimberly Lemon; Joshua Teperson; Jonathon Fisher; Cindi Inman; Beth Cox; Victoria Lyman; Stephanie Douglas; Sarah Jacobs, on behalf of herself and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs - Appellees, Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., Defendant - Appellee

v.

Pamela McCoy, Objector - Appellant; Alexia Keil; Nick Hutchison; Jason Davis, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated; Rachael D. Stone; Maja Mackenzie; Brian Andacky; Melissa Baggett; David Delre; Christopher Renna; Kimberly Lemon; Joshua Teperson; Jonathon Fisher; Cindi Inman; Beth Cox; Victoria Lyman; Stephanie Douglas; Sarah Jacobs, on behalf of herself and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs - Appellees, Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., Defendant - Appellee

v.

Caroline Nadola, Objector - Appellant; Alexia Keil; Nick Hutchison; Jason Davis, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated; Rachael D. Stone; Maja Mackenzie; Brian Andacky; Melissa Baggett; David Delre; Christopher Renna; Kimberly Lemon; Joshua Teperson; Jonathon Fisher; Cindi Inman; Beth Cox; Victoria Lyman; Stephanie Douglas; Sarah Jacobs, on behalf of herself and others similarly situated, Plaintiffs - Appellees, Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., Defendant - Appellee

v.

Gary W. Sibley, Objector - Appellant

Nos. 16-3159, 16-3164, 16-3167, 16-3169

United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit

July 5, 2017

Submitted: April 5, 2017.

Appeals from United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri - St. Louis.

For Alexia Keil, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Timothy M. Cronin, Ryan A. Keane, John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO; Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO.

For Nick Hutchison, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Stephen Frank Gaunt, STEELMAN & GAUNT, Rolla, MO; Scott A. Kamber, KAMBERLAW, LLC, New York, NY; Deborah Kravitz, KAMBERLAW, LLP, Healdsburg, CA; David Parisi, PARISI & HAVENS, Santa Monica, CA; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO; Jeremy Reade Wilson, COREA FIRM, Dallas, TX.

For Jason Davis, individually and on behalf of all others, similarly situated, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Stephen Frank Gaunt, David L. Steelman, STEELMAN & GAUNT, Rolla, MO; David Parisi, PARISI & HAVENS, Santa Monica, CA; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Rachael D. Stone, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Sean K. Cronin, DONOVAN & ROSE, Belleville, IL; Timothy M. Cronin, Ryan A. Keane, John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO; Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO.

For Maja Mackenzie, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Joshua Eggnatz, EGGNATZ LAW FIRM, Davie, FL; David B. Helms, GERMAN & MAY, Clayton, MO; Sarah A. Milunski, Richard B. Walsh, Jr., LEWIS & RICE, Saint Louis, MO; Michael Reese, REESE LLP, New York, NY; Howard Weil Rubinstein, LAW OFFICES OF HOWARD W. RUBINSTEIN, P.A., West Palm Beach, FL; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Brian Andacky, Melissa Baggett, Plaintiffs - Appellees (16-3159): Scott Bursor, Neal J. Deckant, Frederick John Klorczyk, Yitzchak Kopel, Joseph Ignatius Marchese, BURSOR & FISHER, New York, NY; Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For David Delre, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Adam R. Gonnelli, Antonio Vozzolo, FARUQI & FARUQI, New York, NY; James E. Miller, Laurie Rubinow, SHEPHERD & FINKELMAN, Chester, CT; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Christopher Renna, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Patrick A. Klingman, KLINGMAN LAW, LLC, Hartford, CT; Brian Penny, GOLDMAN & EHRLICH, Chicago, IL; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Kimberly Lemon, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Patrick A. Klingman, KLINGMAN LAW, LLC, Hartford, CT; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Joshua Teperson, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Todd D. Carpenter, CARPENTER LAW GROUP, San Diego, CA; Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Edwin J. Kilpela, Jr., CARLSON & LYNCH, Pittsburgh, PA; James Richard Patterson, PATTERSON LAW GROUP, San Diego, CA; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Jonathon Fisher, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Sara Avila, Gillian L. Wade, MILSTEIN & ADELMAN, Santa Monica, CA; Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO; Allison Rachel Willett, WILLETT & WILLETT, Beverly Hills, CA.

For Cindi Inman, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Matthew Hall Armstrong, ARMSTRONG LAW FIRM, Brentwood, MO; Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Beth Cox, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Daniel Frech, SPANGENBERG & SHIBLEY, Cleveland, OH; Andrea Gold, Jonathan K. Tycko, TYCKO & ZAVAREEI, Washington, DC; Stuart Scott, SPANGENBERG & SHIBLEY, Cleveland, OH; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Victoria Lyman, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Daniel W. Luginbill, WILSON & LUGINBILL, Bamberg, SC; Robert V. Phillips, MCGOWAN & HOOD, Rock Hill, SC; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Stephanie Douglas, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Donald C. Douglas, Jr., LAW OFFICE OF DONALD C. DOUGLAS, JR., Mandeville, LA; Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Robert G. Harvey, Jr., LAW OFFICE OF TAMARA KLUGER JACOBSON, LLC, New Orleans, LA; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Sarah Jacobs, on behalf of herself and others similarly situated, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3159): Don Manley Downing, Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Edward F. Haber, SHAPIRO & HABER, Boston, MA; Noah Schubert, SCHUBERT & JONCKHEER, San Francisco, CA; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Blue Buffalo Company, Ltd., Defendant - Appellee (16-3159): Gerard T. Carmody, CARMODY & MACDONALD, Saint Louis, MO; Aileen M. Fair, Adeel Abdullah Mangi, Steven A. Zalesin, PATTERSON & BELKNAP, New York, NY.

For Paul Lopez, Objector - Appellant (16-3159): Christopher Andres Bandas, Robert William Clore, BANDAS LAW FIRM, Corpus Christi, TX; Timothy Belz, OTTSEN & LEGGAT, Saint Louis, MO.

For Alexia Keil, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3164): Timothy M. Cronin, Ryan A. Keane, John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO; Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO.

For Nick Hutchison, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3164): Timothy M. Cronin, Ryan A. Keane, John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO; Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Stephen Frank Gaunt, STEELMAN & GAUNT, Rolla, MO; Scott A. Kamber, KAMBERLAW, LLC, New York, NY; Deborah Kravitz, KAMBERLAW, LLP, Healdsburg, CA; David Parisi, PARISI & HAVENS, Santa Monica, CA; Jeremy Reade Wilson, COREA FIRM, Dallas, TX.

For Jason Davis, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3164): Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; Stephen Frank Gaunt, David L. Steelman, STEELMAN & GAUNT, Rolla, MO; David Parisi, PARISI & HAVENS, Santa Monica, CA; John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO.

For Rachael D. Stone, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3164): Sean K. Cronin, DONOVAN & ROSE, Belleville, IL; Timothy M. Cronin, Ryan A. Keane, John G. Simon, THE SIMON LAW FIRM, Saint Louis, MO; Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO.

For Maja Mackenzie, Plaintiff - Appellee (16-3164): Joshua Eggnatz, EGGNATZ LAW FIRM, Davie, FL; Gretchen Garrison, GRAY & RITTER, Saint Louis, MO; David B. Helms, GERMAN & MAY...

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