Case: EEOC v. Servicing Solutions

2:02-cv-72797 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Filed Date: July 9, 2002

Closed Date: Feb. 6, 2003

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Case Summary

In July 2002, the EEOC's Detroit District Office filed this suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan against Servicing Solutions, L.L.C. The complaint alleged discrimination by the defendant on the basis of sex in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Specifically, the defendant's Vice President subjected the charging party, a female employee, to a sexually hostile work environment and quid pro quo sexual harassment by making sexually explicit and vulgar comments to the employee and demoting her when she refused his request for sex. The defendant answered the complaint in August 2002; thereafter, a discovery plan was filed and a settlement conference set. In February 2003, the parties stipulated to a dismissal, probably due to a settlement.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (5/30/2007)



Carlson, Thomas (Michigan)

Woods, George E. (Michigan)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Dawkins, Robert (Michigan)

Inzeo, Nicholas (District of Columbia)

Rapport, Adele (Michigan)


Carlson, Thomas (Michigan)

Woods, George E. (Michigan)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Dawkins, Robert (Michigan)

Inzeo, Nicholas (District of Columbia)

Rapport, Adele (Michigan)

Documents in the Clearinghouse


Docket (PACER)

Feb. 7, 2003 Docket

Complaint and Jury Trial Demand

Equal Employment Opportunities Commission v. Servicing Solutions

July 9, 2002 Complaint

Stipulation of Dismissal

Feb. 6, 2003 Order/Opinion


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ECF Number Description Date Link

COMPLAINT, with jury demand (RH) (Entered: 07/10/2002)

July 9, 2002

APPEARANCE for Svc Solutions L L C of attorney Liliana A. Ciccodicola (kb) (Entered: 08/06/2002)

Aug. 2, 2002

ANSWER by Svc Solutions L L C to complaint [1-1]; jury demand (kb) (Entered: 08/06/2002)

Aug. 2, 2002

PROOF of service by Svc Solutions L L C of [3-1], [2-1] (kb) (Entered: 08/06/2002)

Aug. 2, 2002

NOTICE by the court of Rule 16 and Rule 26(f) scheduling consultation (kb) (Entered: 08/09/2002)

Aug. 8, 2002

PROOF of service by plaintiff of attorney appearance (ew) (Entered: 09/10/2002)

Sept. 9, 2002

PROOF of service of Svc Solutions L L C Initial Disclosure (ew) (Entered: 09/12/2002)

Sept. 12, 2002

DISCOVERY plan jointly filed pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(f) (dh) (Entered: 09/16/2002)

Sept. 13, 2002

ORDER by Judge George E. Woods, setting settlement conference for 1/30/03 , with proof of mailing. [EOD Date 1/21/03] (RH) (Entered: 01/21/2003)

Jan. 17, 2003

NOTICE by counsel for defendant Svc Solutions L L C of change of address with proof of service (lh) (Entered: 01/27/2003)

Jan. 24, 2003

ORDER by Judge George E. Woods with stipulation dismissing the case with prejudice [EOD Date: 2/7/03 (ew) (Entered: 02/07/2003)

Feb. 6, 2003

State / Territory: Michigan

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: July 9, 2002

Closing Date: Feb. 6, 2003

Case Ongoing: No


Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:


Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought


Servicing Solutions, L.L.C. (Southfield), Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)


Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:




Disparate Treatment



Harassment / Hostile Work Environment


Sex discrimination

Affected Gender:



Direct Suit on Merits