Case: EEOC v. Levi Strauss & Co.

2:97-cv-02027 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington

Filed Date: Dec. 31, 1997

Closed Date: Sept. 15, 1998

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Case Summary

The EEOC's Seattle district office sued Levi Strauss & Co. on December 31, 1997 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. The docket is the only document available for this case and it suggests that the case was brought under Title VII. The parties settled on September 15, 1998 and the terms of the settlement agreement are unknown.

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Kevin Wilemon (5/31/2007)

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Document

2:97-cv-02027

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. Levi Strauss & Co

Sept. 15, 1998

Sept. 15, 1998

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 9, 2022, 3:12 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT JURY TRIAL DEMAND (Summons(es) issued) Receipt # fee waived (dktclk) (Entered: 01/05/1998)

Dec. 31, 1997

Dec. 31, 1997

2

AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE upon defendant Levi Strauss & Co of summons/complaint on 1/5/98 (dktclk) (Entered: 01/07/1998)

Jan. 7, 1998

Jan. 7, 1998

3

ORDER/NOTICE OF JOINT STATUS REPORT Joint Status Report due 2/27/98 (cc: counsel, Judge) (RS) (Entered: 01/14/1998)

Jan. 14, 1998

Jan. 14, 1998

4

ORDER RE DISCOVERY AND DEPOSITIONS by Judge Thomas S. Zilly (cc: counsel, Judge) (RS) (Entered: 01/14/1998)

Jan. 14, 1998

Jan. 14, 1998

5

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant Levi Strauss & Co by Sheryl D.J. Willert (dktclk) (Entered: 01/26/1998)

Jan. 22, 1998

Jan. 22, 1998

6

ANSWER to complaint [1-1] by defendant Levi Strauss & Co (dktclk) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 26, 1998

Jan. 26, 1998

PROPOSED APPLICATION BY ATTY HOWARD A SIMON TO PARTICIPATE ON BEHALF OF DFT. DEFICIENCY NTC RE: NEED FOR COMPLETE FEES (dktclk) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 28, 1998

Jan. 28, 1998

PROPOSED APPLICATION BY ATTY BRUCE W LAIDLAW TO PARTICIPATE ON BEHALF OF DFT. DEFICIENCY NTC RE: COMPLETED FEES (dktclk) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 28, 1998

Jan. 28, 1998

PROPOSED APPLICATION BY ATTY CAROLINE B NELSON TO PARTICIPATE ON BEHALF OF DFT. DEFICIENCY NTC RE: COMPLETION OF FEES (dktclk) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 28, 1998

Jan. 28, 1998

7

RECEIPT NO 247484 re: balance of $150.00 fee for pro hac vice applications lodged on 1/28/98 (dktclk) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 29, 1998

Jan. 29, 1998

9

APPLICATION AND ORDER by Clerk Bruce Rifkin allowing atty Caroline Nelson to appear pro hac vice on behalf of dft. Receipt no 247484 (cc: counsel, Judge) (RS) (Entered: 01/30/1998)

Jan. 30, 1998

Jan. 30, 1998

10

ORDER by Clerk Bruce Rifkin granting atty Howard A Simon's application to participate on behalf of Dft Levi Strauss & Co. Receipt No 247484. (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 02/02/1998)

Jan. 30, 1998

Jan. 30, 1998

11

NOTICE by defendant Levi Strauss & Co of ASSOCIATION OF ATTORNEY Bruce W Laidlaw (dktclk) (Entered: 02/10/1998)

Feb. 9, 1998

Feb. 9, 1998

12

JOINT STATUS REPORT filed by all parties. Est. Trial Days: 7 (dktclk) (Entered: 03/04/1998)

March 2, 1998

March 2, 1998

13

PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER/NOTICE by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Jury trial set for 2/1/99 Pretrial order to be submitted by 1/12/99 Discovery cutoff 11/3/98 Motion filing deadline 11/5/98 Trial briefs to be submitted by 1/27/99 Voir dire/Jury Inst. to be submitted by 1/27/99 Pretrial conference set for 3:30 1/15/99. Deadline for joining additional parties 5/1/98. Deadline for disclosure of expert witnesses 9/4/98. Deadline for disclosure of rebuttal expert witnesses 10/5/98. Deadline for mtns in limine 12/31/98. (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 03/06/1998)

March 5, 1998

March 5, 1998

14

ORDER SIMPLIFYING PTO REQUIREMENT by Judge Thomas S. Zilly (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 03/06/1998)

March 5, 1998

March 5, 1998

15

ORDER by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. 39.1 designation set for 11/3/98 (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 03/06/1998)

March 5, 1998

March 5, 1998

PROPOSED STIPULATION & PROTECTIVE ORDER (dktclk) (Entered: 06/22/1998)

June 20, 1998

June 20, 1998

16

STIPULATION & PROTECTIVE ORDER by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. [Refer to order for further details] (cc: counsel, Judge) (dktclk) (Entered: 06/29/1998)

June 29, 1998

June 29, 1998

PROPOSED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT & ORDER (dktclk) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 14, 1998

Sept. 14, 1998

17

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT & ORDER by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. The settlement agreement is approved. The case is DISMISSED with prejudice & w/out costs or attys' fees to any party. (cc: counsel, Judge, C.C.) (dktclk) (Entered: 09/15/1998)

Sept. 15, 1998

Sept. 15, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: Washington

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 31, 1997

Closing Date: Sept. 15, 1998

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

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

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Levi Strauss & Co., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Voluntary Dismissal

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits