Case: EEOC v. METRIS COMPANIES, INC, METRIS CREDIT CARD SERVICES

2:01-cv-01850 | U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Filed Date: Sept. 28, 2001

Closed Date: Feb. 8, 2002

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Case Summary

In September 2001, the EEOC district office in Phoenix, Arizona brought this suit against Metris Companies, Inc., Metris Credit Card Services, Inc., and Direct Merchants Credit Card Bank, N.A., in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. The complaint is currently unavailable. After an unsuccessful EEOC attempt by the EEOC to consolidate this case with another, the parties stipulated to a voluntary dismissal in February of 2002.

Summary Authors

Jason Chester (6/4/2007)

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Document

2:01-cv-01850

Docket

EEOC v. Metris Companies Inc, et al

Feb. 8, 2002

Feb. 8, 2002

Docket

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Docket

Last updated Aug. 16, 2022, 3:06 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT FILED (LSP) (Entered: 10/01/2001)

Sept. 28, 2001

Sept. 28, 2001

2

RETURN OF SERVICE EXECUTED by personal service of summons and complaint upon Statutory Agent, Corporation Service Compnay (Mary Jo Kenny) for dft Metris Credit Card on 10/1/01 (KMG) (Entered: 10/04/2001)

Oct. 3, 2001

Oct. 3, 2001

3

RETURN OF SERVICE EXECUTED summons/complaint upon dft Metris Credit Card on 10/1/01 in Scottsdale, AZ (DMT) (Entered: 10/05/2001)

Oct. 4, 2001

Oct. 4, 2001

4

RETURN OF SERVICE EXECUTED summons/complaint upon Georgette Proestarkis for dft Direct Merchants on 10/1/01 (former emp) (Entered: 10/10/2001)

Oct. 9, 2001

Oct. 9, 2001

6

NOTICE/MOTION NOTICE OF JOINDER IN MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE; to consolidate cases this one into CIV 00-1634-PHX-SRB by pla EEOC [6-1] (NOTE: No Motion to Consolidate [dated 10/14/01] on the docket?) (KMG) (Entered: 11/07/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001

Nov. 5, 2001

7

RESPONSE by dfts to motion NOTICE OF JOINDER IN MOTION TO CONSOLIDATE; to consolidate cases this one into CIV 00-1634-PHX-SRB by pla EEOC [6-1] (NOTE: No Motion to Consolidate [dated 10/14/01] on the docket?) (DMT) (Entered: 11/08/2001)

Nov. 5, 2001

Nov. 5, 2001

8

MOTION to Strike Affirmative Defenses #2, 5, 6, and 7 by pla EEOC [8-1] (KMG) (Entered: 11/15/2001)

Nov. 14, 2001

Nov. 14, 2001

9

MOTION to consolidate cases, this one with CIV 00-1634-PHX-SRB by pla EEOC [9-1] (KMG) (Entered: 12/04/2001)

Nov. 29, 2001

Nov. 29, 2001

10

NOTICE by pla EEOC of refiling of plas' Motion to Consolidate (this case into CIV 00-1634-PHX-SRB). (KMG) (Entered: 12/04/2001)

Nov. 29, 2001

Nov. 29, 2001

11

ORDER by Judge Susan R. Bolton denying motion to consolidate cases, this one with CIV 00-1634-PHX-SRB by pla EEOC [9-1] (cc: all counsel) (DMT) (Entered: 12/05/2001)

Dec. 5, 2001

Dec. 5, 2001

12

STIPULATION to Extend Time for dfts' Reponse to pla's Motion to Strike Affirmative Defenses #2, 5, 6, and 7 by EEOC [8-1] [8-1] by pla, dft (KMG) (Entered: 12/06/2001)

Dec. 5, 2001

Dec. 5, 2001

13

ORDER by Judge Earl H. Carroll prel scheduling conf set for 4:00 2/8/02 (cc: all counsel) (MAP) (Entered: 12/10/2001)

Dec. 10, 2001

Dec. 10, 2001

14

ORDER by Judge Earl H. Carroll granting stipulation to Extend Time for dfts' Reponse to pla's Motion to Strike Affirmative Defenses #2, 5, 6, and 7 by EEOC [8-1] by pla, dft (cc: all counsel) (MAP) (Entered: 12/10/2001)

Dec. 10, 2001

Dec. 10, 2001

15

RESPONSE by dfts to motion to Strike Affirmative Defenses #2, 5, 6, and 7 by pla EEOC [8-1] (MAP) (Entered: 12/19/2001)

Dec. 12, 2001

Dec. 12, 2001

16

STIPULATION to voluntary dismiss case by pla EEOC, dft Metris Companies Inc, dft Metris Credit Card, dft Direct (KMG) (Entered: 02/07/2002)

Feb. 6, 2002

Feb. 6, 2002

17

ORDER by Judge Earl H. Carroll that the Rule 16 Scheduling Conference set for 2/8/02 is vacated. prel scheduling conf vacated (cc: all counsel) (KMG) (Entered: 02/07/2002)

Feb. 7, 2002

Feb. 7, 2002

18

ORDER by Judge Earl H. Carroll granting stipulation to voluntary dismiss case pursuant to Rule 41(a)(1)(i), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure by pla EEOC, dft Metris Companies Inc, dft Metris Credit Card, dft Direct. FURTHER ORDERED that the parties shall bear their own costs and attorneys' fees incurred in this matter. (cc: all counsel) (KMG) (Entered: 02/08/2002)

Feb. 8, 2002

Feb. 8, 2002

Case Details

State / Territory: Arizona

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 28, 2001

Closing Date: Feb. 8, 2002

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

Direct Merchants Credit Card Bank, N.A., Private Entity/Person

Metris Credit Card Services Inc, Private Entity/Person

Metris Companies Inc, Private Entity/Person

Metris Companies, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits