Case: EEOC v. McDonnell Douglas Corporation

4:97-cv-00106 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Filed Date: Jan. 21, 1997

Closed Date: Feb. 4, 1999

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Case Summary

In January 1997, the EEOC district office in St. Louis, Missouri brought this case against the McDonnell Douglas Corporation, a national aircraft manufacturer, in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. The complaint is currently unavailable. The parties entered into a settlement agreement in February 1999. The terms of settlement agreement are not currently available.

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Jason Chester (6/11/2007)

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4:97-cv-00106

Docket (PACER)

EEOC v. McDonnell Douglas

Feb. 4, 1999

Feb. 4, 1999

Docket
67

4:97-cv-00106

Stipulation for Dismissal

EEOC v. McDonnell Douglas

Feb. 4, 1999

Feb. 4, 1999

Order/Opinion

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Docket

Last updated July 19, 2022, 3:14 a.m.

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1

COMPLAINT; # Waivers of Service Issued: 1 # Counts: 1 # Consents: 2; jury demand (FCE) (Entered: 01/22/1997)

Jan. 21, 1997

Jan. 21, 1997

2

TRACK INFORMATION STATEMENT filed by plaintiff EEOC ;track 2 preferred (FCE) (Entered: 01/22/1997)

Jan. 21, 1997

Jan. 21, 1997

3

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant McDonnell Douglas by Dennis C. Donnelly (BDC) (Entered: 02/25/1997)

Feb. 20, 1997

Feb. 20, 1997

3

REQUEST by defendant McDonnell Douglas for extension of time to answer until 3/21/97. (BDC) (Entered: 02/25/1997)

Feb. 20, 1997

Feb. 20, 1997

3

RULED DOCUMENT by Mag Judge David D. Noce granting request [3-1] ADDITIONAL TIME TO 3/21/97, GRANTED, DDN, 2/25/97. (cc: all counsel) (BDC) (Entered: 02/26/1997)

Feb. 25, 1997

Feb. 25, 1997

4

CJRA ORDER Case reassigned to Honorable Carol E. Jackson pursuant to the provisions of the Civil Justice Reform Act Expense and Delay Reduction Plan (cc: all counsel) (LAH) (Entered: 03/24/1997)

March 21, 1997

March 21, 1997

5

ANSWER by deft McDonnell Douglas to plntf's complaint [1-1] (FCE) (Entered: 03/27/1997)

March 21, 1997

March 21, 1997

6

TRACK INFORMATION STATEMENT filed by defendant McDonnell Douglas ;track 2 preferred (FCE) (Entered: 03/27/1997)

March 21, 1997

March 21, 1997

7

TRACK INFORMATION STATEMENT filed by defendant McDonnell Douglas ;track 2 preferred (FCE) (Entered: 03/27/1997)

March 21, 1997

March 21, 1997

8

RULE 16 ORDER by Honorable Carol E. Jackson ; ; Rule 16 Conference 5/29/97 at 9:15 a.m. ; joint scheduling plan ddl 5/19/97 (cc: all counsel) (FCE) (Entered: 04/23/1997)

April 21, 1997

April 21, 1997

9

JOINT PROPOSED SCHEDULING PLAN by plaintiff, defendant (FCE) (Entered: 05/20/1997)

May 20, 1997

May 20, 1997

10

ORDER by Honorable Carol E. Jackson that the Rule 16 conference is cont'd to 6/19/97 at 9:15 a.m. ; Rule 16 Conference 6/19/97 at 9:15 a.m. (cc: all counsel) (FCE) (Entered: 05/30/1997)

May 22, 1997

May 22, 1997

11

ORDER by Honorable Carol E. Jackson that the rule 16 conference is removed from the docket to be reset if necessary (cc: all counsel) (FCE) (Entered: 06/16/1997)

June 13, 1997

June 13, 1997

12

CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER by Honorable Carol E. Jackson ; standard(2) track , ; motion to add party ddl 8/29/97 ; Disc completion ddl 3/2/98 ; non-disp motion (motions to compel) ddl 3/13/98 ; disp motion ddl 4/3/98 ; jury trial 7/20/98 at 9:00 a.m. ; pt comp ddl 6/30/98 ; motions in limine are to be filed at least 10 days prior to trial (cc: all counsel) (FCE) (Entered: 06/18/1997)

June 16, 1997

June 16, 1997

13

NOTICE OF PRIVATE PROCESS SERVER ; Process Server: Markell & Asso by Joseph Moore, Asst US Atty. (CQL) (Entered: 07/07/1997)

July 2, 1997

July 2, 1997

14

MOTION by plaintiff, defendant to extend time to complete expert witness discovery (FCE) (Entered: 10/20/1997)

Oct. 14, 1997

Oct. 14, 1997

15

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant McDonnell Douglas by Ann B. Davis (FCE) (Entered: 10/23/1997)

Oct. 22, 1997

Oct. 22, 1997

15

MOTION by deft McDonnell Douglas to withdraw attorney re Michael LiPuma (FCE) (Entered: 10/23/1997)

Oct. 22, 1997

Oct. 22, 1997

16

ORDER by Honorable Carol E. Jackson granting motion to extend time to complete expert witness discovery [14-1] ; motion to add pty satisfied; Disc completion ddl 3/2/98 ; disp motion ddl 7/16/98 except that if one party files a motion for summary judgment, the opposing party may file a cross-motion for summary judgment 20 days thereafter; jury trial 9/21/98 at 9:00 a.m. (cc: all counsel) (FCE) (Entered: 10/27/1997)

Oct. 23, 1997

Oct. 23, 1997

17

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Carol E. Jackson granting motion to withdraw attorney re Michael LiPuma [15-1] attorney Michael D. LiPuma for McDonnell Douglas (cc: all counsel) (FCE) (Entered: 10/27/1997)

Oct. 24, 1997

Oct. 24, 1997

18

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to compel deft McDonnell Douglas Corp. to Answer Pltf's First Interrogatories and to respond to Pltf's First Request for Production of Documents with attached Memorandum in Support and attachments. (BDC) (Entered: 12/10/1997)

Dec. 9, 1997

Dec. 9, 1997

19

MOTION by defendant McDonnell Douglas to extend time until 12/24/97 to respond to pltf's motion to compel (PGD) (Entered: 12/19/1997)

Dec. 15, 1997

Dec. 15, 1997

20

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant McDonnell Douglas by Charles B. Jellinek (FCE) (Entered: 12/31/1997)

Dec. 24, 1997

Dec. 24, 1997

20

MOTION by deft McDonnell Douglas to withdraw attorney Ann B. Davis and remove name from all mailing lists (FCE) (Entered: 12/31/1997)

Dec. 24, 1997

Dec. 24, 1997

21

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Carol E. Jackson granting motion to extend time until 12/24/97 to respond to pltf's motion to compel [19-1] (cc: all counsel) (PGD) Modified on 01/12/1998 (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 5, 1998

Jan. 5, 1998

22

RESPONSE by defendant McDonnell Douglas to motion to compel deft McDonnell Douglas Corp. to Answer Pltf's First Interrogatories and to respond to Pltf's First Request for Production of Documents [18-1] w/exhibits A through D attached (PGD) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 5, 1998

Jan. 5, 1998

23

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Carol E. Jackson granting motion to withdraw attorney Ann B. Davis [20-1] attorney Ann B. Davis for McDonnell Douglas (cc: all counsel) (KCM) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 5, 1998

Jan. 5, 1998

24

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to extend time until 1-13-98 to reply to dft's response to motion to compel (KCM) (Entered: 01/12/1998)

Jan. 6, 1998

Jan. 6, 1998

25

REPLY by plaintiff EEOC to response to motion to compel deft McDonnell Douglas Corp. to Answer Pltf's First Interrogatories and to respond to Pltf's First Request for Production of Documents [18-1] w/exhibit A & B attached (PGD) (Entered: 01/21/1998)

Jan. 14, 1998

Jan. 14, 1998

26

MOTION by deft McDonnell Douglas for leave to file a sur-reply in opposition to plntf's motion to compel (FCE) (Entered: 01/23/1998)

Jan. 21, 1998

Jan. 21, 1998

27

ORDER by Honorable Jean C. Hamilton Case reassigned to Honorable Rodney W. Sippel (cc: all counsel) (KCM) (Entered: 02/04/1998)

Feb. 2, 1998

Feb. 2, 1998

28

ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel You are notified that pltff.'s mtn. is hereby placed on the discovery mtn. docket of 3/5/98, at 2:30 p.m. All parties affected by the mtn. shall be present at the docket. Failure to appear for the discovery mtn. docket or to otherwise comply timely with this order will result in denial of the mtn. without prejudice. ; In-court hearing 3/5/98 (cc: all counsel) (CLA) (Entered: 03/04/1998)

Feb. 27, 1998

Feb. 27, 1998

29

MINUTES: before Honorable Rodney W. Sippel ; jury trial 1/11/98 court reporter: none; proceedings started: 2:30 - ended: 3:05 Cause reset for jury trial to 1/11/99. All other deadlines remain the same. (CLA) (Entered: 03/06/1998)

March 5, 1998

March 5, 1998

30

PROTECTIVE ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel : (cc: all counsel) (CLA) (Entered: 03/24/1998)

March 23, 1998

March 23, 1998

31

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel denying motion to compel deft McDonnell Douglas Corp. to Answer Pltf's First Interrogatories and to respond to Pltf's First Request for Production of Documents [18-1] It is further ordered that deft. comply with discovery by providing pltff. with the relevant discovery within 30 days or at a later date if agreed to by the parties. (cc: all counsel) (CLA) (Entered: 03/27/1998)

March 25, 1998

March 25, 1998

32

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to amend the Case Management Order w/ Attachments I-IV (CMA) (Entered: 05/15/1998)

May 14, 1998

May 14, 1998

33

ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel It is hereby ordered that a hrg. on the mtn. to amend the cmo is set for ; In-court hearing 5/28/98 (cc: all counsel) (CLA) (Entered: 05/26/1998)

May 22, 1998

May 22, 1998

34

MEMORANDUM by defendant McDonnell Douglas in opposition to motion to amend the Case Management Order [32-1] (CLA) (Entered: 05/28/1998)

May 26, 1998

May 26, 1998

35

MINUTES: Parties present for Motion Hearing on Pltf Motion to Amend the CMO before Honorable Rodney W. Sippel ; In-court hearing 5/28/98 at 10:30 Motion granted in part and denied in part and Court to rule on the face of motion (doc. no. 32); Amended CMO to follow; court reporter: Ann Taylor; proceedings started: 10:40 - ended: 11:00 (CMA) (Entered: 06/02/1998)

May 28, 1998

May 28, 1998

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting in part and denying in part motion to amend the Case Management Order [32-1] pursuant to Amended CMO dated 5/28/98 (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 06/02/1998)

May 28, 1998

May 28, 1998

36

Amended CASE MANAGEMENT ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel ; standard(2) track , ; motion to add party ddl 8/29/97 ; Disc completion ddl 7/31/98 ; non-disp motion ddl 8/11/98 disp motion ddl 7/31/98 ; jury trial 1/11/99 at 9:00 all counsel) (CMA) Modified on 06/02/1998 (Entered: 06/02/1998)

May 28, 1998

May 28, 1998

37

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC for leave to File Memorandum in Support of Motion for Reconsideration and Second Motion to Compel Exceeding the Usual Page Limit up to 21 pages w/ Proposed Motion and Memorandum in Support (CMA) Modified on 08/03/1998 (Entered: 08/03/1998)

July 28, 1998

July 28, 1998

37

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting motion for leave to File Memorandum in Support of Motion for Reconsideration and Second Motion to Compel Exceeding the Usual Page Limit up to 21 pages [37-1] (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 08/03/1998)

July 29, 1998

July 29, 1998

38

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC for reconsideration , and second to compel w/ Attachments I-VII and Memorandum in Support w/ Attachments I-X and Supporting Documents (CMA) (Entered: 08/03/1998)

July 29, 1998

July 29, 1998

39

Unopposed MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to extend the Date for Filing Dispositive Motions until a reasonable time after the Court has had an opportunity to rule on recently filed discovery-related motions (CMA) (Entered: 08/03/1998)

July 29, 1998

July 29, 1998

40

RULED DOCUMENT (Titled Memorandum for Clerk) by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting motion to extend the Date for Filing Dispositive Motions until a reasonable time after the Court has had an opportunity to rule on recently filed discovery-related motions [39-1]; Deft's Opposition to Motion for Reconsideration and to Compel due 8/10/98; Pltf EEOC's Reply due 8/14/98; Dispositive Motions due 8/19/98 Resp to court ddl 8/10/98 , disp motion ddl 8/19/98 (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 08/03/1998)

July 29, 1998

July 29, 1998

41

RESPONSE by defendant McDonnell Douglas to motion for reconsideration [38-1], to motion to compel [38-2] w/ Exhibit A-E attached (CMA) (Entered: 08/11/1998)

Aug. 10, 1998

Aug. 10, 1998

42

Third MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to compel w/ Attachments 1-3 attached (CMA) (Entered: 08/12/1998)

Aug. 11, 1998

Aug. 11, 1998

43

REPLY by plaintiff EEOC to response to motion for reconsideration [38- 1], motion to compel [38-2] w/ Attachment I attached (CMA) (Entered: 08/17/1998)

Aug. 14, 1998

Aug. 14, 1998

45

ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel that the dispositive motion deadline is extended to 8/24/98 disp motion ddl 8/24/98 All Other Provisions of the CMO Remain in Full Force and Effect (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 08/20/1998)

Aug. 18, 1998

Aug. 18, 1998

46

REPLY by plaintiff EEOC to response to motion to compel [42-1] w/ Attachments I and II and Supporting Documents (CMA) (Entered: 08/24/1998)

Aug. 21, 1998

Aug. 21, 1998

47

ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel denying motion for reconsideration [38-1], denying second motion to compel [38-2], denying third motion to compel [42-1] (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 08/24/1998)

Aug. 21, 1998

Aug. 21, 1998

48

Notice of Motion: Motion for Summary Judgment by defendant McDonnell Douglas ; Motion Package ddl set for 10/5/98 (CMA) (Entered: 08/26/1998)

Aug. 24, 1998

Aug. 24, 1998

49

MOTION by defendant McDonnell Douglas to extend Time to File Motion Package up to and including 10/12/98 (CMA) (Entered: 10/07/1998)

Oct. 1, 1998

Oct. 1, 1998

49

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting motion to extend Time to File Motion Package up to and including 10/12/98 [49- 1] (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 10/07/1998)

Oct. 2, 1998

Oct. 2, 1998

50

MOTION by defendant McDonnell Douglas for summary judgment w/ Memorandum in Support, Deft's Statement of Uncontroverted Facts, Supporting Documents and Exhibits A-F and K-L (Supporting Documents and Exhibits placed in Expandable Folder) (CMA) (Entered: 10/20/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

51

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC for leave to File A Memorandum in Excess of the Page Limit (CMA) (Entered: 10/20/1998)

Oct. 13, 1998

Oct. 13, 1998

51

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting motion for leave to File A Memorandum in Excess of the Page Limit [51-1] (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 10/20/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998

Oct. 15, 1998

52

RESPONSE by plaintiff EEOC to motion for summary judgment [50-1] w/ Pltf's Statement of Uncontroverted and Controverted Facts and Exhibits 1-15 (Received on 10/13/98) (Exhibits 1-15 placed in Expandable Folder) (CMA) Modified on 10/20/1998 (Entered: 10/20/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998

Oct. 15, 1998

53

REPLY by defendant McDonnell Douglas to response to motion for summary judgment [50-1] w/ Exhibits M and N (Received on 10/13/98) (Exhibits placed in Expandable Folder) (CMA) (Entered: 10/20/1998)

Oct. 15, 1998

Oct. 15, 1998

54

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC for leave to File its Sur-Reply to Deft's MSJ w/ Proposed Sur-Reply (CMA) (Entered: 10/29/1998)

Oct. 26, 1998

Oct. 26, 1998

56

MOTION by defendant McDonnell Douglas for leave to Endorse Paul H. Nisbet as an Expert w/ Exhibit A (Exhibit Placed in Expandable Folder) (CMA) (Entered: 10/29/1998)

Oct. 28, 1998

Oct. 28, 1998

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel denying motion for leave to File its Sur-Reply to Deft's MSJ [54-1] (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 11/02/1998)

Oct. 28, 1998

Oct. 28, 1998

57

ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel that a hearing on deft's motion for leave to endorse Paul H. Nisbet as an expert is set for Wednesday, 11/4/98 at 12:30 p.m. in Courtroom 3C In-court hearing 11/4/98 at 12:30 (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 11/02/1998)

Oct. 30, 1998

Oct. 30, 1998

58

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC to withdraw attorney C. Felix Miller (CMA) (Entered: 11/03/1998)

Nov. 2, 1998

Nov. 2, 1998

58

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiff EEOC by Melvin D. Kennedy (CMA) (Entered: 11/03/1998)

Nov. 2, 1998

Nov. 2, 1998

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting motion to withdraw attorney C. Felix Miller [58-1] attorney C. Felix Miller for EEOC (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 11/05/1998)

Nov. 3, 1998

Nov. 3, 1998

59

MINUTES: Parties present for Motion Hearing on Motion to Endorse Paul Nisbet (No. 56) before Honorable Rodney W. Sippel; Arguments heard; Order to be Issued; court reporter: Ann Taylor; proceedings started: 12:40 - ended: 12:55 (CMA) (Entered: 11/04/1998)

Nov. 4, 1998

Nov. 4, 1998

60

MOTION by plaintiff EEOC for order to Re-Open Discovery for the Limited Purpose of Deposing Douglas Palmer w/ Exhibit 8 attached (CMA) Modified on 11/05/1998 (Entered: 11/05/1998)

Nov. 4, 1998

Nov. 4, 1998

61

ORDER by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel granting motion for order to Re-Open Discovery for the Limited Purpose of Deposing Douglas Palmer [60-1], granting motion for leave to Endorse Paul H. Nisbet as an Expert [56-1]; FURTHER ORDERED that the parties shall have 30 days from the date of this order to depose Douglas Palmer and Paul H. Nisbet. The parties shall have an additional 20 days after that to file any other motions in this case; HEREBY ORDERED that the trial is reset to 3/15/99 at 9:00. This is a 2 week docket. The pre-trial order and all other orders contained in the CMO remain unchanged jury trial 3/15/99 at 9:00 ; pt comp ddl 2/23/99 ; non-disp motion ddl 1/4/99 (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 11/13/1998)

Nov. 12, 1998

Nov. 12, 1998

62

DESIGNATION NEUTRAL REPORT by plaintiff EEOC, defendant McDonnell Douglas Neutral: Karen L. Tokarz date of conference: 12/3/98 time: 9:30 a.m. location: 1 Metropolitan Square, Suite 3600 (No Order Referring Case to ADR - Pursuant to Agreement Between the Parties, and the Court Having Been So Notified) (CMA) (Entered: 11/17/1998)

Nov. 16, 1998

Nov. 16, 1998

64

HEREBY ORDERED by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel that the 3/15/99 trial setting is vacated and all pending motions are denied w/o prejudice; FURTHER ORDERED that counsel shall file, w/i 30 days of the date of this order, a stipulation for dismissal, a motion for leave to voluntarily dismiss, or a proposed consent judgment. Failure timely to comply w/ this order shall result in the dismissal of this action w/ prejudice; denying w/o prejudice motion for summary judgment [50-1] All Deadlines Except Dismissal Papers Deadline Satisfied , Dismsl papers ddl 2/16/99 (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 01/15/1999)

Jan. 14, 1999

Jan. 14, 1999

65

NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT filed by plaintiff EEOC w/ Supporting Document (CMA) (Entered: 02/03/1999)

Feb. 2, 1999

Feb. 2, 1999

66

RULED DOCUMENT by Honorable Rodney W. Sippel re Notice of Settlement [65-1] (So Ordered - RWS) (cc: all counsel) (CMA) (Entered: 02/05/1999)

Feb. 4, 1999

Feb. 4, 1999

67

STIPULATION FOR DISMISSAL OF CASE by plaintiff EEOC, defendant McDonnell Douglas With Prejudice (Received on 2/3/99) (So Ordered - RWS) (CMA) (Entered: 02/09/1999)

Feb. 4, 1999

Feb. 4, 1999

Case Details

State / Territory: Missouri

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Jan. 21, 1997

Closing Date: Feb. 4, 1999

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

McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), 29 U.S.C. §§ 621 et seq.

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