Case Details

CourtCentral District of Illinois
Docket number1:13-cv-01240
Date case filed2013-05-29
Date case closed2016-03-11
Date of latest filing2015-10-20
Assigned toChief Judge James E. Shadid
Case cause42:2000e Job Discrimination (Employment)
Nature of suit442 Civil Rights: Jobs
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionU.S. Government Plaintiff

Case Parties

Party: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: June Wallace Calhoun
Attorney Contact:
EEOC
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Ste 2000
500 W Madison St
Chicago, IL 60661
312-353-7259
Fax: 312-353-8555
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Diane I Smason
Attorney Contact:
EEOC
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Ste 2000
500 W Madison St
Chicago, IL 60661
312-869-8120
Fax: 312-353-8555
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: John C Hendrickson
Attorney Contact:
EEOC
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Ste 2000
500 W Madison St
Chicago, IL 60661
312-869-8099
Fax: 312-869-8124
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Aaron Rutledge DeCamp
Attorney Contact:
UNITED STATES EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION
500 W Madison
Ste 2800
Chicago, IL 60661
312-869-8106
Fax: 312-869-8124
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Star Transport, Inc.
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Patricia L Mehler
Attorney Contact:
SEYFARTH SHAW LLP
Suite 2400
131 S Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60603
312-460-5816
Fax: 312-460-7816
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 08/20/2014 LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: William R Kohlhase
Attorney Contact:
MILLER HALL & TRIGGS
1125 Commerce Bank Bldg
416 Main St
Peoria, IL 61602
309-671-9600
Fax: 309-671-9616
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Star Leasing Services, LLC
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: William R Kohlhase
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12013-05-29 COMPLAINT against Star Transport, Inc., filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 05/29/2013)
1.1 Civil Cover Sheet
22013-05-29 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by Aaron Rutledge DeCamp on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 05/29/2013)
32013-05-29 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by John C Hendrickson on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Hendrickson, John) (Entered: 05/29/2013)
42013-05-29 REQUEST FOR WAIVER OF SERVICE and Notice of Lawsuit sent to Star Transport, Inc. on 5/29/13. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Notice of Lawsuit and Waiver of Service of Summons)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 05/29/2013)
52013-06-04 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by June Wallace Calhoun on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Calhoun, June) (Entered: 06/04/2013)
62013-06-05 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by Diane I Smason on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Smason, Diane) (Entered: 06/05/2013)
72013-06-13 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by Patricia L Mehler on behalf of Star Transport, Inc. (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 06/13/2013)
82013-07-28 WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by Star Transport, Inc.. All Defendants. (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 07/28/2013)
92013-07-30 ANSWER to 1 Complaint by Star Transport, Inc..(Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 07/30/2013)
102013-07-31 CERTIFICATE OF INTEREST pursuant to Local Rule 11.3 by Star Transport, Inc.. (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 07/31/2013)
112013-09-16 DISCOVERY PLAN - PROPOSED/Report of Rule 26(f)Planning Meeting by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Calhoun, June) (Entered: 09/16/2013)
122013-09-16 CERTIFICATE of Service/Counsel and Notice of Filing by June Wallace Calhoun on behalf of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Calhoun, June) (Entered: 09/16/2013)
132013-09-18 SCHEDULING ORDER: Attorneys June Wallace Calhoun, Aaron Rutledge DeCamp, and Patricia L. Mehler present by telephone for Rule 16 conference; Same held at 11:45 AM on 9/18/2013; SCHEDULING TIME LIMITS ORDERED: Amended Pleadings due by 10/15/2013. Fact Discovery due by 3/31/2014. Defendant`s Expert Disclosure due by 3/31/2014. Plaintiff`s Expert Disclosure due by 2/28/2014. Expert Discovery due by 5/30/2014. Joinder of Parties due by 10/15/2013. Dispositive Motions due by 7/15/2014. Final Pretrial Conference set for 10/17/2014 at 10:00 AM before Chief U.S. District Judge James E. Shadid. Jury Trial set 12/1/2014 at 9:00 AM before Chief Judge Shadid. See written order entered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Byron G. Cudmore on 9/18/2013. (Attachments: # 1 Mediation Memorandum, # 2 Courtroom Technology Brochure) (LB, ilcd) (Entered: 09/18/2013)
142013-10-01 MOTION to Continue due to government shutdown by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 10/01/2013)
152013-10-01 NOTICE of Filing re 14 MOTION to Continue due to government shutdown (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 10/01/2013)
162014-03-13 Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. Responses due by 3/31/2014 (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 03/13/2014)
172014-03-26 MOTION for Protective Order Barring Defendant's Notice of Rule 30(b)(6) Deposition by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 4/14/2014 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 03/26/2014)
182014-04-17 MOTION for Leave to File Response by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. Responses due by 5/5/2014 (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 04/17/2014)
192014-05-01 RESPONSE to Motion re 17 MOTION for Protective Order Barring Defendant's Notice of Rule 30(b)(6) Deposition filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 05/01/2014)
202014-05-12 MOTION for Judgment on Partial Findings on the Pleadings Pursuant to Rule 12 (c) by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 5/30/2014 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-E)(Calhoun, June) (Entered: 05/12/2014)
212014-05-12 NOTICE Notice of Filing re 20 MOTION for Judgment on Partial Findings on the Pleadings Pursuant to Rule 12 (c) (Calhoun, June) (Entered: 05/12/2014)
222014-05-22 OPINION by U.S. Magistrate Judge Tom Schanzle-Haskins: Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Motion for Entry of Protective Order Barring Defendant's Notice of Rule 30(b)(6) Deposition 17 is ALLOWED in part and DENIED in part. See written order. (LB, ilcd) (Entered: 05/22/2014)
232014-05-30 RESPONSE to Motion re 20 MOTION for Judgment on Partial Findings on the Pleadings Pursuant to Rule 12 (c) filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 05/30/2014)
242014-05-30 MOTION for Settlement Conference by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. Responses due by 6/16/2014 (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 05/30/2014)
252014-05-30 MOTION to Compel EEOC's Outstanding Discovery by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. Responses due by 6/16/2014 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 05/30/2014)
262014-06-10 MOTION to Quash Subpoenas by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 6/27/2014 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 06/10/2014)
272014-06-16 RESPONSE to Motion re 24 MOTION for Settlement Conference filed by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Calhoun, June) (Entered: 06/16/2014)
282014-06-16 NOTICE of Filing and Certificate of Service re 27 Response to Motion (Calhoun, June) (Entered: 06/16/2014)
292014-06-16 RESPONSE to Motion re 25 MOTION to Compel EEOC's Outstanding Discovery filed by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 06/16/2014)
302014-07-01 NOTICE of Hearing on Motion Motion Hearing re [#27] Motion for Settlement Conference set for 8/5/2014 at 01:00 PM in Courtroom A in Peoria before Chief Judge James E. Shadid. (CG, ilcd) (Entered: 07/01/2014)
312014-07-08 Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to File Dispositive Motions by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 7/25/2014 (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 07/08/2014)
322014-08-11 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. Responses due by 8/28/2014 (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 08/11/2014)
332014-08-20 OPINION entered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Tom Schanzle-Haskins. Defendant's Motion to Compel EEOC's Outstanding Discovery 25 is ALLOWED in part and DENIED in part. See written order. (LB, ilcd) (Entered: 08/20/2014)
342014-08-20 ORDER entered by U.S. Magistrate Judge Tom Schanzle-Haskins. Plaintiff EEOC's Motion to Quash Subpoenas 26 is DENIED as moot. See written order. (LB, ilcd) (Entered: 08/20/2014)
352014-08-20 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION by U.S. Magistrate Judge Tom Schanzle-Haskins RECOMMENDING that Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's Motion for Partial Judgment on the Pleadings Pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P.12(c) 20 be allowed in part and denied in part. Partial judgment should be entered in favor of the Plaintiff and against the Defendant on the Defendant's First Affirmative Defense and the First Affirmative Defense should be stricken. The Motion should otherwise be denied. See written order. Objections to R&R due by 9/8/2014. (LB, ilcd) (Entered: 08/20/2014)
362014-08-22 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Star Transport, Inc. re Order on Motion to Withdraw as Attorney,,,,,,,, Served on Defendant (Mehler, Patricia) (Entered: 08/22/2014)
372014-09-26 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by William R Kohlhase on behalf of Star Transport, Inc. (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 09/26/2014)
382014-12-19 MOTION for Summary Judgment by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 1/12/2015 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11, # 12 Exhibit 12, # 13 Exhibit 13, # 14 Exhibit 14, # 15 Exhibit 15, # 16 Exhibit 16, # 17 Exhibit 17, # 18 Exhibit 18, # 19 Exhibit 19, # 20 Exhibit 20, # 21 Exhibit 21, # 22 Exhibit 22, # 23 Exhibit 23)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 12/19/2014)
392015-01-20 RESPONSE to Motion re 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 01/20/2015)
402015-01-21 MOTION to Strike 39 Response to Motion by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 2/9/2015 (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 01/21/2015)
412015-02-02 REPLY to Response to Motion re 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 02/02/2015)
422015-02-05 RESPONSE to Motion re 40 MOTION to Strike 39 Response to Motion to Strike filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 02/05/2015)
432015-02-23 REPLY to Response to Motion re 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 02/23/2015)
442015-03-03 MOTION to Continue Motion to Re-Set Trial Date by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 3/20/2015 (Smason, Diane) (Entered: 03/03/2015)
452015-03-16 ORDER entered by Chief Judge James E. Shadid on 3/16/15. IT IS ORDERED that the EEOC' Motion for Summary Judgment 38 is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART, and Defendant' Alternative Motion for Partial Summary Judgment on Punitive Damages 39 is also DENIED. This matter remains set for final pretrial conference at 2:30pm on April 16, 2015. SEE FULL WRITTEN ORDER. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 03/16/2015)
462015-04-03 Emergency MOTION to Stay and Allow Expedited Discovery on Defendant's Assets by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 4/20/2015 (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 04/03/2015)
472015-04-07 RESPONSE to Motion re 46 Emergency MOTION to Stay and Allow Expedited Discovery on Defendant's Assets filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 04/07/2015)
482015-04-09 ORDER entered by Chief Judge James E. Shadid on 4/9/15 denying 46 Motion to Stay. The Defendant shall provide to the Plaintiff within 21 days of this Order a supplement to previous financial disclosures to include any asset purchase agreements and any assumption or assignment agreements. The Motion in all other respects is denied. The April 16, 2015 final pretrial conference is vacated, and the final pretrial will be rescheduled to a time shortly after the21 days for supplemental disclosure has passed. SEE FULL WRITTEN ORDER. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 04/10/2015)
492015-06-16 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Subpoena by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 7/6/2015 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1-9)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 06/16/2015)
502015-06-30 MOTION to Compel by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 7/17/2015 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 06/30/2015)
512015-07-06 RESPONSE to Motion re 49 MOTION to Compel Compliance with Subpoena filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 07/06/2015)
522015-07-07 ORDER entered by Chief Judge James E. Shadid on 7/7/15. Plaintiff's Motion to Compel 49 is DENIED as overly broad, unduly burdensome, and largely irrelevant to the legitimate scope of discovery authorized. SEE FULL WRITTEN ORDER. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 07/07/2015)
532015-07-17 RESPONSE to Motion re 50 MOTION to Compel (Third Request to Produce) filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 07/17/2015)
542015-07-27 ORDER entered by Chief Judge James E. Shadid on 7/27/15. Plaintiff's Motion to Compel 50 is DENIED as overly broad, unduly burdensome, and largely irrelevant to the legitimate, narrow scope of discovery authorized. SEE FULL WRITTEN ORDER. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 07/27/2015)
552015-08-14 AMENDED COMPLAINT against Star Leasing Services, LLC, filed by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 08/14/2015)
562015-08-31 ANSWER to 55 Amended Complaint by Star Transport, Inc..(Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 08/31/2015)
572015-09-16 Proposed Findings of Fact by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Briggs Deposition, # 2 Exhibit Briggs Deposition Designations, # 3 Exhibit 30b6 deposition, # 4 Exhibit 30b6 deposition designation)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 09/16/2015)
582015-09-16 MOTION in Limine by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 10/5/2015 (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 09/16/2015)
592015-09-16 NOTICE of Lawsuit and Request for Waiver of Service of Summons re 55 Amended Complaint (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Notice and Waiver)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 09/16/2015)
602015-10-07 Supplemental MOTION to Supplement Motion In Limine Regarding Back Pay, Mitigiation of Damages, Earnings at Star Transport and Subsequent Employment by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 10/26/2015 (Smason, Diane) (Entered: 10/07/2015)
612015-10-14 RESPONSE to Motion re 58 MOTION in Limine , 60 Supplemental MOTION to Supplement Motion In Limine Regarding Back Pay, Mitigiation of Damages, Earnings at Star Transport and Subsequent Employment filed by Defendant Star Transport, Inc.. (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 10/14/2015)
622015-10-15 ORDER entered by Chief Judge James E. Shadid on 10/15/15. The EEOC's Motion in Limine Regarding Back Pay, Mitigation of Damages, Earnings at Star Transport, and Subsequent Employment 58 is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART. SEE FULL WRITTEN ORDER. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 10/15/2015)
632015-10-15 NOTICE Defendant's Proposed Statement of the Case (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 10/15/2015)
642015-10-15 Proposed Voir Dire by Star Transport, Inc.. (Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 10/15/2015)
652015-10-15 Proposed Voir Dire by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 10/15/2015)
662015-10-15 NOTICE Plaintiff's Proposed Statement of the Case (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 10/15/2015)
672015-10-19 MOTION for Judgment as a Matter of Law on the Issue of Punitive Damages by Defendant Star Transport, Inc. (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/20/2015)
682015-10-19 PRETRIAL ORDER Entered by Chief Judge James E. Shadid on 10/20/15. (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/20/2015)
692015-10-19 UNCONTESTED ISSUES OF FACT by Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Star Transport, Inc. (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/21/2015)
702015-10-20 Exhibit List from 10/19-10/20 Trial. (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/21/2015)
712015-10-20 Working Jury Instructions. (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/21/2015)
722015-10-20 Jury Note. (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/21/2015)
732015-10-20 +++ SEALED DOCUMENT - ORIGINAL DOCUMENT UNREDACTED - Jury Note (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/21/2015)
742015-10-20 JURY VERDICT. (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/21/2015)
752015-10-20 +++ SEALED DOCUMENT - ORIGINAL DOCUMENT UNREDACTED - Jury Verdict (SW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/21/2015)
762015-10-20 Given Jury Instructions. (SW, ilcd) (JRK, ilcd). (Entered: 10/21/2015)
772015-10-27 ANSWER to 55 Amended Complaint by Star Leasing Services, LLC.(Kohlhase, William) (Entered: 10/27/2015)
782016-01-15 MOTION for Summary Judgment That Star Leasing Services, LLC is a Successor Defendant by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 2/8/2016 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4)(DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 01/15/2016)
792016-02-12 ORDER entered by Chief Judge James E. Shadid on 2/12/16. The EEOC's Motion for Summary Judgment 78 is GRANTED. Plaintiff is directed to take appropriate action to move this matter forward within 21 days. SEE FULL WRITTEN ORDER. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 02/12/2016)
802016-02-19 MOTION for Entry of Judgment under Rule 54(b) by Plaintiff Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Responses due by 3/7/2016 (DeCamp, Aaron) (Entered: 02/19/2016)
812016-03-11 JUDGMENT in favor of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and against Star Leasing Services, LLC and Star Transport, Inc. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 03/11/2016)
822016-11-04 AMENDED JUDGMENT IN A CIVIL CASE. (FDT, ilcd) (Entered: 11/04/2016)