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					US District Court Civil Docket as of 12/08/1998

                                     U.S. District Court
                                Southern District of New York
                                       (Foley Square)
                            CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:98-cv-03309-RWS


Levine v. Nematron Corporation, et al                          Date Filed: 05/08/1998
Assigned to: Judge Robert W. Sweet                             Jury Demand: Plaintiff
Demand: $1000000                                               Nature of Suit: 850
Cause: 15:78m(a) Securities Exchange Act                       Securities/Commodities
                                                               Jurisdiction: Federal Question
Plaintiff
Mark Levine                                       represented by Christopher Lometti
on behalf of himself and all others                              Schoengold & Sporn, P.C.
similarly situated                                               233 Broadway
                                                                 New York, NY 10279
                                                                 (212) 964-0046
                                                                 Email: chris@spornlaw.com
                                                                 LEAD ATTORNEY

                                                                Jay Paul Saltzman
                                                                Schoengold & Sporn, P.C.
                                                                19 Fulton Street, Suite 406
                                                                New York, NY 10038
                                                                212-964-0046
                                                                Fax: 212-267-8137
                                                                Email: jay@spornlaw.com
                                                                LEAD ATTORNEY

                                                                Joel P. Laitman
                                                                Schoengold & Sporn, P.C.
                                                                233 Broadway
                                                                New York, NY 10279
                                                                (212)964-0046
                                                                LEAD ATTORNEY

                                                                Samuel P. Sporn
                                                                Schoengold & Sporn, P.C.
                                                                233 Broadway
                                                                New York, NY 10279
                                                                (212) 964-0046
                                                                LEAD ATTORNEY



V.
Defendant
Nematron Corporation


Defendant
Frank G. Logan, III


Defendant
David P. Gienapp


Defendant
First Michigan Corporation


Defendant
KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP




Date Filed      #                                           Docket Text
05/08/1998            1 CLASS ACTION COMPLAINT filed; Summons issued and Notice pursuant to 28
                        U.S.C. 636(c); FILING FEE $ 150.00 RECEIPT # 315349 (pl) Modified on
                        05/11/1998 (Entered: 05/11/1998)
05/08/1998               Magistrate Judge Katz is so Designated. (pl) (Entered: 05/11/1998)
07/07/1998            2 NOTICE OF MOTION by the Levine Group for an order appointing them to serve
                        as lead plaintiffs in the action and in any actions to be consolidated therewith ; for
                        an order approving of their selection of the law firm of Schoengold & Sporn, P.C.
                        as Lead Counsel representing the Class in the actions ; for an order consolidating
                        for all purposes pursuant to Rule 42(a) of the FRCP before Judge Sweet any and all
                        pending cases that relate to the same subject matter of the action and all other such
                        actions that are subsequently filed in this Court or transferred to this Court ; and
                        entry of [Proposed] Pre-Trial Order No. 1 ; affidavit in support is attached; Return
                        date 7/29/98. (kw) (Entered: 07/08/1998)
07/07/1998            3 MEMORANDUM by the Levine Group in support of [2-1] motion for an order
                        appointing them to serve as lead plaintiffs in the action and in any actions to be
                        consolidated therewith, [2-2] motion for an order approving of their selection of the
                        law firm of Schoengold & Sporn, P.C. as Lead Counsel representing the Class in
                        the actions, [2-3] motion for an order consolidating for all purposes pursuant to
                        Rule 42(a) of the FRCP before Judge Sweet any and all pending cases that relate to
                        the same subject matter of the action and all other such actions that are
                        subsequently filed in this Court or transferred to this Court, and [2-4] motion entry
                        of [Proposed] Pre-Trial Order No. 1. (kw) (Entered: 07/08/1998)
08/10/1998               Memo endorsed on motion; granting [2-1] motion for an order appointing them to
                serve as lead plaintiffs in the action and in any actions to be consolidated therewith;
                granting [2-2] motion for an order approving of their selection of the law firm of
                Schoengold & Sporn, P.C. as Lead Counsel representing the Class in the actions;
                granting [2-3] motion for an order consolidating for all purposes pursuant to 42(a)
                of the FRCP before Judge Sweet any and all pending cases that relate to the same
                subject matter of the action and all other such actions that are subsequently filed in
                this Court or transferred to this Court; granting [2-4] motion entry of [Proposed]
                Pre-Trial Order No. 1; ( signed by Judge Robert W. Sweet ); Copies mailed. (ls)
                (Entered: 08/11/1998)
08/14/1998   4 STIPULATION and ORDER, plaintiff shall file a First Amended Complaint on or
               before 9/15/98 ; defendants Nematron Corp. Fran G. Logan III, David P. Gienapp,
               First of Michigan Corp., and KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP shall answer or otherwise
               move in respect to the Amended Complaint on or before 10/30/98, and need not
               respond to plaintiff's original complaint; Defendants will waive service of process ;
               discovery shall be stayed through and including 10/30/98. This provision, however,
               shall not preclude plaintiff from serving nonparties with subpoenas duces tecum for
               the limited purpose of preserving documents and other things w/in such nonparties'
               possession and control, provided, however, that plaintiffs shall serve written notice
               on such nonparties along with any subpoenas that discovery is stayed and that no
               objections or responses are required which discovery is stayed ; plaintiffs shall
               serve defendants with copies of all such subpoenas and written notifications (
               signed by Judge John G. Koeltl, Part I ). (ae) Modified on 08/17/1998 (Entered:
               08/17/1998)
08/26/1998   5 NOTICE OF MOTION by Nematron Corporation, Frank G. Logan III, David P.
               Gienapp, First Michigan Corp.; to transfer case and any related cases to the U.S.
               District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Div. ; Affdvt.
               attached; return date 9/16/98 (ls) (Entered: 08/27/1998)
08/26/1998   6 MEMORANDUM by Nematron Corporation, Frank G. Logan III, David P.
               Gienapp, First Michigan Corp. in support of [5-1] motion to transfer case and any
               related cases to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan,
               Southern Div. (ls) (Entered: 08/27/1998)
09/10/1998   7 STIPULATION and ORDER, plaintiff's response to motion reset to 9/24/98 [5-1]
               motion to transfer case and any related cases to the U.S. District Court for the
               Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Div. ; defendants' reply to response to
               motion reset to 10/1/98 [5-1] motion to transfer case and any related cases to the
               U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Div. ; return date
               reset to 12:00 10/7/98 [5-1] motion to transfer case and related cases to the U.S.
               District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Div. ; plaintiffs shall
               file a First Amended Complaint on or before 10/14/98 ; defendants Nematron
               Corp., Frank G. Logan III, David P. Gienapp, First of Michigan, and KPMG Peat
               Marwick, LLP shall answer or otherwise move in response to the Amended
               Complaint on or before 11/30/98 ; discovery shall be stayed through and including
               11/30/98. This provision, however, shall not preclude plaintiff from serving
               nonparties with subpoenas duces tecum for the limited purpose of preserving
               documents and other things w/in such nonparties' possession and control, provided,
               however, that plaintiffs shall serve written notice on such nonparties along with any
               such subpoenas that discovery is stayed and that no objection or responses are
                 required while discovery is stayed ; Plaintiff shall serve Defendants with copies of
                 all such subpoenas and written notifications ( signed by Judge Robert W. Sweet ).
                 (ae) (Entered: 09/11/1998)
09/24/1998    8 MEMORANDUM by Mark Levine in opposition to [5-1] motion to transfer case
                and any related cases to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan,
                Southern Div. (rec'd in the night deposit box on 9/24/98 at 4:57 p.m.) (sac)
                (Entered: 09/25/1998)
09/25/1998    9 AFFIDAVIT in support of Joel P. Laitman by Mark Levine Re: [8-1] opposition
                memorandum (sac) (Entered: 09/25/1998)
10/01/1998   10 NOTICE OF MOTION by Nematron Corporation, Frank G. Logan III, David P.
                Gienapp, and First Michigan Corp. for an order admitting Andrew J. McGuinness,
                pursuant to Local Civil Rule 1.3(c) to appear pro hac vice ; affidavit in support is
                attached; Return date 10/7/98. (kw) (Entered: 10/05/1998)
10/02/1998   11 REPLY MEMORANDUM by Nematron Corporation, Frank G. Logan III, David
                P. Gienapp, First Michigan Corp. re: [5-1] motion to transfer case and any related
                cases to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Div.
                (cd) (Entered: 10/05/1998)
10/05/1998   12 SURREPLY by Mark Levine Re: in oppositionto the motmion of defendants
                Nematron Corporation, Frank G. Logan III, David P. Gienapp and First of
                Michigan corporation to Transfer Based Upon Forum Non Conveniens (djc)
                (Entered: 10/06/1998)
10/09/1998       Memo endorsed on motion; granting [10-1] motion for an order admitting Andrew
                 J. McGuinness, pursuant to Local Civil Rule 1.3(c) to appear pro hac vice; no
                 opposition ( signed by Judge Robert W. Sweet ); Copies mailed. (Sent orig. to Atty
                 Admissions Clerk) (sac) (Entered: 10/13/1998)
10/16/1998   13 Filed Memo-Endorsement on letter to Judge Sweet from Joel P. Laitman dated
                10/14/98; approving the following scheduling modificateion; reset pltffs' first
                amended complt. due for 10/16/98 ; reset defts' answer to the first amended complt.
                due for 12/2/98 for KPMG Peat Marwick, for First Michigan Corp., David P.
                Gienapp, for Frank G. Logan III, for Nematron Corporation ; ( signed by Judge
                Robert W. Sweet ) (ls) (Entered: 10/16/1998)
10/16/1998   14 AMENDED COMPLAINT by Mark Levine, (Answer due 10/29/98 for KPMG
                Peat Marwick, for First Michigan Corp., for David P. Gienapp, for Frank G. Logan
                III, and for Nematron Corporation ) amending [1-1] complaint. (kw) (Entered:
                10/20/1998)
10/16/1998   14 DEMAND for jury trial by Mark Levine. (kw) (Entered: 10/20/1998)
12/02/1998   15 STIPULATION and ORDER, reset answer to first amended complaint due for
                12/23/98 for KPMG Peat Marwick, for First Michigan Corp., for David P. Gienapp,
                for Frank G. Logan III, for Nematron Corporation ; If defendants respond by
                motion to dismiss, plaintiff shall have until January 25, 1999 to respond, and
                defendants shall then have until February 10, 1999 to reply. ( signed by Judge
                Robert W. Sweet) (djc) (Entered: 12/03/1998)
12/07/1998       remark by cashiers office on motion for pro hac vice of Andrew J. McGuinnes,
                             docmt #10 - paid $25 - 332223 on 12/7/98 (djc) (Entered: 12/14/1998)
12/08/1998              16 MEMORANDUM OPINION #81618 granting [5-1] motion to transfer case and
                           any related cases to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan,
                           Southern Div. ( Signed by Judge Robert W. Sweet ); Copies mailed. (cd) (Entered:
                           12/09/1998)
12/08/1998                   Interdistrict transfer to the District of Eastern, Michigan ; Sent via Federal Express
                             AIRBILL #4453034202 on 12/17/98; along with a cover letter and certified docket
                             entries (cd) (Entered: 12/17/1998)



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