In re: Facebook, Inc. Consumer Privacy User Profile Litigation


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Upcoming Proceedings & Deadlines:
DateProceeding or DeadlineCourtroom 4, 17th floor (if applicable)
July 26, 2022 at 1:00 pmCase Management ConferenceVia Zoom
September 1, 2022 at 9:30 amHearing on Motion for SanctionsParties In-person
Attendees In-person or via Zoom

Selected case documents of special interest

Docket NumberFiling Date
Pretrial Order No. 1 (.pdf, 98 KB) 206/07/2018
Pretrial Order No. 3 (.pdf, 29 KB) 7607/16/2018
Pretrial Order No. 4: Appointing Lead Counsel (.pdf, 25 KB) 10207/27/2018
Pretrial Order No. 5: Scheduling (.pdf, 27 KB) 10307/27/2018
Pretrial Order No. 6: Page Limits for Discovery Motion (.pdf, 27 KB) 11108/01/2018
Pretrial Order No. 7: Bankruptcy Counsel (.pdf, 100 KB) 11908/16/2018
Pretrial Order No. 8: Duties & Authorities of Co-Lead Counsel (.pdf, 113 KB) 12008/17/2018
Pretrial Order No. 9: Protocol for Common Benefit Work & Expenses (.pdf, 217 KB) 12108/17/2018
Pretrial Order No. 10: Protective Order (.pdf, 225 KB) 12208/17/2018
Pretrial Order No. 11: Order Regarding Limited Discovery (.pdf, 33 KB) 13008/27/2018
Pretrial Order No. 2: Granting Motions to Withdraw (Amended) (.pdf, 27 KB) 15009/25/2018
Pretrial Order No. 12: Prioritization of Claims (.pdf, 97 KB) 19011/09/2018
Pretrial Order No. 13: Re Joint Discovery Letter (.pdf, 25 KB) 23212/21/2018
Pretrial Order No. 14: Order Granting Mercer’s Motion to Dismiss (.pdf, 84 KB) 24001/28/2019
Pretrial Order No. 15: Order Granting Motion to Remand (.pdf, 191 KB) 24101/29/2019
Pretrial Order No. 16: Order Re Hearing on Motion to Dismiss (.pdf, 72 KB) 24301/31/2019
Pretrial Order No. 17: Schedule Re Motion to Dismiss First Amended Consolidated Complaint (.pdf, 69 KB) 25402/12/2019
Amended Complaint (.pdf, 5 MB) 25702/22/2019
Pretrial Order No. 18: Order of Dismissal Without Prejudice as to Defendants Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg (.pdf, 64 KB) 26303/18/2019
Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint (.pdf, 1 MB) 26103/15/2019
Pretrial Order No. 19: Guidance for Hearing on Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint (.pdf, 73 KB) 27305/28/2019
Pretrial Order No. 20: Granting in Part and Denying in Part Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint (.pdf, 1 MB)
Pretrial Order No. 21: Order Denying Motions for Leave to File Supplementary Material (.pdf, 82 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 22: Motions for Leave to Appear In Pro Hac Vice (.pdf, 85 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 23: Order Granting Motion to Relate (Hassan) and Rescheduling Case Management Conference (.pdf, 92 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 24: Order Granting Motion to Relate (Zimmerman) (.pdf, 94 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 25: Service on Non-ECF Users (.pdf, 125 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 26: Order Denying Motion to Certify for Interlocutory Appeal (.pdf, 81 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 27: Questions for Case Management Conference (.pdf, 87 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 28: Case Management (.pdf, 76 KB) 33811/13/2019
Pretrial Order No. 29: Regarding Zimmerman v. Facebook (.pdf, 77 KB) 33911/13/2019
Pretrial Order No. 30: Denying Facebook’s Request to Phase Discovery (.pdf, 126 KB) 34712/04/2019
Pretrial Order No. 32: Case Management Schedule (.pdf, 76 KB)
Pretrial Order No. 33: Order re Discovery Letter (.pdf 76 KB)36201/02/2020
Pretrial Order No. 34: Consolidating Zimmerman (.pdf 93 KB)36501/08/2020
Pretrial Order No. 35: Regarding Zimmerman v. Facebook (.pdf 81 KB)37602/20/2020
Pretrial Order No. 36: Order Granting In Part and Denying In Part Motion to Compel Discovery (.pdf 78 KB)38103/03/2020
Pretrial Order No. 37: Referral to Magistrate Judge for Discovery (.pdf 24 KB)39003/10/2020
Pretrial Order No. 38: Granting Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Consolidated Complaint (.pdf 79 KB)48207/21/2020
Second Amended Consolidated Complaint (.pdf 5 MB)49108/04/2020
Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss UK Plaintiffs and Motion to Strike (.pdf 249 KB)503-108/25/2020
Order Granting Motion to Dismiss UK Plaintiffs (.pdf 89 KB) 57111/10/2020
Pretrial Order No. 39: Setting Further Case Management Conference (.pdf 30 KB)66805/03/2021
Block and Leviton LLP’s Motion to Intervene and Unseal (.pdf 310 KB)66905/10/2021
 Order Setting Case Schedule (.pdf 86 KB)70607/19/2021
 Pretrial Order No. 40: Order Appointing Special Discovery Master (.pdf 108 KB)70907/20/2021
 Pretrial Order No. 41: Amended Order Appointing Special Discovery Master (.pdf 106 KB)81601/20/2022
Pretrial Order No. 42: Requiring Facebook to Designate Executive Responsible for Discovery Decisions (.pdf 103 KB)83102/07/2022
Pretrial Order No. 43:  Public Access to Special Master Hearings (.pdf 82 KB)85902/16/2022
Pretrial Order No 44:  Special Master’s Hearing on March 9 (.pdf 53 KB)8683/2/2022
Pretrial Order No 45: Order Re: Zimmerman v. Facebook (19-4591)9255/17/2022