Gottlieb v. Barry, Nos. 93-1316

CourtUnited States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (10th Circuit)
Writing for the CourtSTEPHEN H. ANDERSON
Citation43 F.3d 474
PartiesFed. Sec. L. Rep. P 98,510 Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott; Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees, and Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees, v. Arthur BARRY; Clifford Seiber; Morris Isaac; Robert Cahn; Leslie Jacobs; Jack Colman; James Back; Vincent Bury; Betty Goldberger; Wolf, Popper, Schiffrin & Craig; Stull, Stull & Brody; Wechsler, Skirnick, Harwood, Halebian & Feffer; Kaufman, Malchman, Kaufmann & Kirby; Gilman & Pastor; Stutz, Dyer & Miller, Movants-Appellants, Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E. Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht &Quist Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers & Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates; Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R. Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable Trust; Sarah Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable Trust; Q.T. Wiles Investment Joint Venture I; J.F. Shea Co., Inc.; William R. Timken; Arthur Rock; H & Q Alliance Fund; Hamquist; Banner Partners; Bryco Investments; Peter O. Crisp; H & Q Investors; Crisp Computer Corporation; Edgar L. Lowe; Richard M. Kulp, as Trustee of the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; Paloa S. Kulp, as Trustee of the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; John R. Johnston; Ta-Lin HSU; MiniScribe Corporation, Defendants. Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott; Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees, and Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees, v. Michael VAN; Arthur Stein; Leslie M. Jacobs; Philip R. B
Decision Date09 December 1994
Docket Number93-1317,93-1389,Nos. 93-1316,93-1339,93-1367,93-1338,93-1334,93-1336 and 93-1337

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43 F.3d 474
Fed. Sec. L. Rep. P 98,510
Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott;
Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk
Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all
others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
and
Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees,
v.
Arthur BARRY; Clifford Seiber; Morris Isaac; Robert Cahn;
Leslie Jacobs; Jack Colman; James Back; Vincent Bury;
Betty Goldberger; Wolf, Popper, Schiffrin & Craig; Stull,
Stull & Brody; Wechsler, Skirnick, Harwood, Halebian &
Feffer; Kaufman, Malchman, Kaufmann & Kirby; Gilman &
Pastor; Stutz, Dyer & Miller, Movants-Appellants,
Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E.
Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick
J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen
Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht &Quist
Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers &
Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates;
Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong
Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures
International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R.
Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable Trust;
Sarah Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable
Trust; Q.T. Wiles Investment Joint Venture I; J.F. Shea
Co., Inc.; William R. Timken; Arthur Rock; H & Q Alliance
Fund; Hamquist; Banner Partners; Bryco Investments;
Peter O. Crisp; H & Q Investors; Crisp Computer
Corporation; Edgar L. Lowe; Richard M. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; Paloa S. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; John R. Johnston; Ta-Lin
HSU; MiniScribe Corporation, Defendants.
Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott;
Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk
Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all
others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
and
Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees,
v.
Michael VAN; Arthur Stein; Leslie M. Jacobs; Philip R.
Burnham; Jack Colman; Robert Cahn; Morris Isaac; Richard
B. Dannenberg; Neil L. Selinger; Wolf & Slatkin, P.C.;
Wolf, Haldenstein, Adler, Freeman & Herz, Movants-Appellants,
Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E.
Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick
J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen
Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht & Quist
Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers &
Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates;
Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong
Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures
International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R.
Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable Trust;
Sarah Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable
Trust; Q.T. Wiles Investment Joint Venture I; J.F. Shea
Co., Inc.; William R. Timken; Arthur Rock; H & Q Alliance
Fund; Hamquist; Banner Partners; Bryco Investments;
Peter O. Crisp; H & Q Investors; Crisp Computer
Corporation; Edgar L. Lowe; Richard M. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; Paloa S. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; John R. Johnston; Ta-Lin
HSU; MiniScribe Corporation, Defendants.
Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott;
Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk
Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all
others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
and
Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees,
v.
Martin MARKMAN; Kevin Prongay; John Bach; Milberg, Weiss,
Bershad, Hynes & Lerach; Cohen, Milstein,
Hausfeld & Toll, Movants-Appellants,
Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E.
Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick
J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen
Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht & Quist
Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers &
Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates;
Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong
Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures
International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R.
Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable Trust;
Sarah Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable
Trust; Q.T. Wiles Investment Joint Venture I; J.F. Shea
Co., Inc.; William R. Timken; Arthur Rock; H & Q Alliance
Fund; Hamquist; Banner Partners; Bryco Investments;
Peter O. Crisp; H & Q Investors; Crisp Computer
Corporation; Edgar L. Lowe; Richard M. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; Paloa S. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; John R. Johnston; Ta-Lin
HSU; MiniScribe Corporation, Defendants.
Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott;
Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk
Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all
others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
and
Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees,
v.
POMERANTZ, LEVY, HAUDEK, BLOCK & GROSSMAN, Movants-Appellants,
Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E.
Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick
J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen
Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht & Quist
Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers &
Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates;
Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong
Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures
International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R.
Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable Trust;
Sarah Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable
Trust; Q.T. Wiles Investment Joint Venture I; J.F. Shea
Co., Inc.; William R. Timken; Arthur Rock; H & Q Alliance
Fund; Hamquist; Banner Partners; Bryco Investments;
Peter O. Crisp; H & Q Investors; Crisp Computer
Corporation; Edgar L. Lowe; Richard M. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; Paloa S. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; John R. Johnston; Ta-Lin
HSU; MiniScribe Corporation, Defendants.
Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott;
Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk
Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all
others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
and
Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees,
v.
John MULLALY and Gold & Bennett, Movants-Appellants,
Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E.
Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick
J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen
Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht & Quist
Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers &
Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates;
Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong
Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures
International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R.
Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980

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Revocable Trust;
Sarah Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable
Trust; Q.T. Wiles Investment Joint Venture I; J.F. Shea
Co., Inc.; William R. Timken; Arthur Rock; H & Q Alliance
Fund; Hamquist; Banner Partners; Bryco Investments;
Peter O. Crisp; H & Q Investors; Crisp Computer
Corporation; Edgar L. Lowe; Richard M. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; Paloa S. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; John R. Johnston; Ta-Lin
HSU; MiniScribe Corporation, Defendants.
Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott;
Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk
Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all
others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
and
Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees,
v.
OPPERMAN, HEINS & PAQUIN, Movants-Appellants,
Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E.
Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick
J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen
Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht & Quist
Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers &
Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates;
Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong
Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures
International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R.
Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable Trust;
Sarah Hambrecht, as Trustee of the Hambrecht 1980 Revocable
Trust; Q.T. Wiles Investment Joint Venture I; J.F. Shea
Co., Inc.; William R. Timken; Arthur Rock; H & Q Alliance
Fund; Hamquist; Banner Partners; Bryco Investments;
Peter O. Crisp; H & Q Investors; Crisp Computer
Corporation; Edgar L. Lowe; Richard M. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; Paloa S. Kulp, as Trustee of
the Kulp 1983 Revocable Trust; John R. Johnston; Ta-Lin
HSU; MiniScribe Corporation, Defendants.
Feivel GOTTLIEB; Thomas R. Bloom; Leroy B. Mott;
Marialice Mott; Kim Coles; Rosemary T. Martin; Kirk
Martin; Mark G. Cucarola, on behalf of themselves and all
others similarly situated, Plaintiffs-Appellees,
and
Timothy L. Welch and Dorothy A. Welch, Movants-Appellees,
v.
Arthur BARRY; Clifford Seiber, Morris Isaac; Robert Cahn;
Leslie Jacobs; Jack Colman; James Back; Vincent Bury;
Betty Goldberger, Wolf, Popper, Ross, Wolf & Jones; Law
Offices of Joseph H. Weiss; Abbey & Ellis; Schiffrin &
Craig; Stull, Stull & Brody; Wechsler, Skirnick, Harwood,
Halebian & Feffer; Kaufman, Malchman, Kaufmann & Kirby;
Gilman & Pastor; Stutz, Dyer & Miller, Movants-Appellants,
Q.T. Wiles; Gerald Goodman; William R. Hambrecht; Gary E.
Koenig; Russell E. Planitzer; Paul N. Risinger; Patrick
J. Schleibaum; Jesse C. Parker; William P. Lorea; Owen
Taranta; Kenneth A. Huff; Warren Perry; Hambrecht & Quist
Group; Hambrecht & Quist Venture Partners; Coopers &
Lybrand; J.H. Whitney & Co.; J.H. Whitney Associates;
Coopers & Lybrand (Singapore); Coopers & Lybrand (Hong
Kong); Phoenix Venture (BVI) Limited; H & Q Ventures
International C.V.; H & Q Ventures IV; William R.
Hambrecht, as
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  • Lealao v. Beneficial California, Inc., No. A085992.
    • United States
    • California Court of Appeals
    • July 10, 2000
    ...re Thirteen Appeals Arising out of San Juan Dupont Fire Litigation (1st Cir.1995) 56 F.3d 295, 305-306; Gottlieb v. Barry (10th Cir.1994) 43 F.3d 474, 482; Rawlings v. Prudential-Bache Properties, Inc. (6th Cir.1993) 9 F.3d 513, 517; Matter of Continental Illinois Securities Litigation (7th......
  • Lealao v. Beneficial Calif.
    • United States
    • California Court of Appeals
    • July 10, 2000
    ...Thirteen Appeals Arising out of San Juan Dupont Fire Litigation (1st Cir. 1995) 56 F.3d 295, 305-306; Gottlieb v. Barry (10th Cir. 1994) 43 F.3d 474, 482; Rawlings v. Prudential-Bache Properties, Inc. (6th Cir. 1993) 9 F.3d 513, 517; Matter of Continental Illinois Securities Litigation (7th......
  • In re Thornburg Mortg., Inc. Sec.Litig., No. CIV 07–0815 JB/WDS.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of New Mexico
    • November 26, 2012
    ...multiplier method used to calculate attorneys' fees in common fund cases. See Motion for Attorneys' Fees at 17 (citing Gottlieb v. Barry, 43 F.3d 474, 482 (10th Cir.1994)). Co–Lead Counsel asserts that the requested award is reasonable under the factors set forth in Johnson v. Ga. Highway E......
  • Fallen v. Grep Sw., LLC, No. CIV 15–0146 JB/SCY
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of New Mexico
    • March 30, 2017
    ...104 S.Ct. 1541. This dicta has given comfort to those courts which prefer percentage of the fund in common fund cases.Gottlieb v. Barry , 43 F.3d 474, 483 n.5 (10th Cir. 1994).8 The Court considers New Mexico Court of Appeals' opinions with the understanding that the Court "certainly may an......
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  • Lealao v. Beneficial California, Inc., No. A085992.
    • United States
    • California Court of Appeals
    • July 10, 2000
    ...re Thirteen Appeals Arising out of San Juan Dupont Fire Litigation (1st Cir.1995) 56 F.3d 295, 305-306; Gottlieb v. Barry (10th Cir.1994) 43 F.3d 474, 482; Rawlings v. Prudential-Bache Properties, Inc. (6th Cir.1993) 9 F.3d 513, 517; Matter of Continental Illinois Securities Litigation (7th......
  • Lealao v. Beneficial Calif.
    • United States
    • California Court of Appeals
    • July 10, 2000
    ...Thirteen Appeals Arising out of San Juan Dupont Fire Litigation (1st Cir. 1995) 56 F.3d 295, 305-306; Gottlieb v. Barry (10th Cir. 1994) 43 F.3d 474, 482; Rawlings v. Prudential-Bache Properties, Inc. (6th Cir. 1993) 9 F.3d 513, 517; Matter of Continental Illinois Securities Litigation (7th......
  • In re Thornburg Mortg., Inc. Sec.Litig., No. CIV 07–0815 JB/WDS.
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of New Mexico
    • November 26, 2012
    ...multiplier method used to calculate attorneys' fees in common fund cases. See Motion for Attorneys' Fees at 17 (citing Gottlieb v. Barry, 43 F.3d 474, 482 (10th Cir.1994)). Co–Lead Counsel asserts that the requested award is reasonable under the factors set forth in Johnson v. Ga. Highway E......
  • Fallen v. Grep Sw., LLC, No. CIV 15–0146 JB/SCY
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 10th Circuit. District of New Mexico
    • March 30, 2017
    ...104 S.Ct. 1541. This dicta has given comfort to those courts which prefer percentage of the fund in common fund cases.Gottlieb v. Barry , 43 F.3d 474, 483 n.5 (10th Cir. 1994).8 The Court considers New Mexico Court of Appeals' opinions with the understanding that the Court "certainly m......
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