Case Details

CourtCentral District of Illinois
Docket number2:16-cv-02165
Date case filed2016-06-15
Date case closed2017-10-23
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Colin Stirling Bruce
Case cause42:2000 Job Discrimination (Race)
Nature of suit442 Civil Rights: Jobs
Jury demandBoth
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: Christopher B Clayborn
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Ronald S Langacker
Attorney Contact:
LANGACKER LAW LTD
Suite 100
102 E Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801
217-954-1025
Fax: 217-903-5255
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Ameren Illinois Company
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Robert W Vyverberg
Attorney Contact:
HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP
30th Floor
131 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60603
312-263-3600
Fax: 312-578-6666
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jennifer Joy Froehlich
Attorney Contact:
HOLLAND & KNIGHT LLP
Suite 3000
30th Floor
131 S Dearborn St
Chicago, IL 60603
312-715-5775
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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Date FiledDocument
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Short
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Long Description
12016-06-15 COMPLAINT against Ameren Illinois Company ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0753-2341505.), filed by Christopher B Clayborn. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Langacker, Ronald) (Additional attachment(s) added on 6/15/2016: # 3 Civil Cover Sheet) (DS, ilcd). (Entered: 06/15/2016)
22016-06-21 Summons Issued as to Ameren Illinois Company and returned to counsel for service. (DS, ilcd) (Entered: 06/21/2016)
32016-07-18 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by Jennifer Joy Froehlich on behalf of Ameren Illinois Company (Froehlich, Jennifer) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
42016-07-18 NOTICE of Appearance of Attorney by Robert W Vyverberg on behalf of Ameren Illinois Company (Vyverberg, Robert) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
52016-07-18 CERTIFICATE OF INTEREST pursuant to Local Rule 11.3 by Ameren Illinois Company. (Vyverberg, Robert) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
62016-07-18 ANSWER to 1 Complaint, AND AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES by Ameren Illinois Company.(Vyverberg, Robert) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
72016-07-19 ORDER setting Rule 16 Scheduling Conference entered by Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long on 7/19/2016. A Rule 16 Scheduling Conference is set for 8/25/2016 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom B in Urbana before Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long. See written Order.(DS, ilcd) (Entered: 07/19/2016)
82016-08-02 REPORT of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting by Christopher B Clayborn. (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 08/02/2016)
92016-08-25 Minute Entry for proceedings held 8/25/2016 before Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long. Appearance for Plaintiff by Ronald Langacker. Appearance for Defendant by Robert Vyverberg. Rule 16 Scheduling Conference held by telephone. Plan approved; dates set. Consent to Magistrate Judge discussed. (form attached). ADR options offered, including court-hosted settlement conference. The following discovery deadlines are set: Initial disclosure due by 9/23/2016; Amended pleadings due by 11/28/2016; Joinder of parties due by 10/21/2016; Plaintiff`s expert disclosure due by 1/27/2017; Plaintiff shall make experts available for deposition by 2/24/2017; Defendant's expert disclosure due by 3/24/2017; Defendant shall make experts available for deposition by 4/21/2017; Discovery due by 6/9/2017; Case Dispositive Motions due by 7/14/2017. A Status Conference is set for 11/15/2016 at 10:30 AM by telephone to discuss possible court hosted mediation or summary trial from Urbana (court will place call) before Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long. The Final Pretrial Conference is set for 11/17/2017 at 11:30 AM in Courtroom A in Urbana before Judge Colin Stirling Bruce. Jury Selection/Jury Trial is set for 11/28/2017 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom A in Urbana before Judge Colin Stirling Bruce. (4 days) (Tape #UR-B 11:00 AM.) (DS, ilcd) Modified on 8/26/2016 to correct wording of status conference (DS, ilcd). (Entered: 08/25/2016)
102016-08-29 CERTIFICATE of Service. (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 08/29/2016)
112016-09-22 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Christopher B Clayborn (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 09/22/2016)
122016-09-28 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Christopher B Clayborn (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 09/28/2016)
132017-05-02 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Christopher B Clayborn (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
142017-06-05 MOTION for Protective Order (Agreed) by Defendant Ameren Illinois Company. Responses due by 6/19/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Froehlich, Jennifer) (Entered: 06/05/2017)
152017-06-06 STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER entered by Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long on 6/6/2017. See written Order.(DS, ilcd) (Entered: 06/06/2017)
162017-07-19 ORDER entered by Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long on 7/19/2017. A Settlement Conference is set for 8/10/2017 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom B in Urbana before Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long. A pre-Settlement Conference with plaintiff's counsel is set for 8/7/2017 at 3:00 PM by telephone from Urbana (court will place call) before Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long. A pre-Settlement Conference with defendant's counsel is set for 8/7/2017 at 3:30 PM by telephone from Urbana (court will place call) before Magistrate Judge Eric I. Long. Confidential Settlement Letters due 8/2/2017. See written Order. (DS, ilcd) (Entered: 07/19/2017)
172017-07-19 Letter to counsel from Judge Long regarding settlement conference. (DS, ilcd) (Entered: 07/19/2017)
182017-08-25 MOTION for Summary Judgment by Defendant Ameren Illinois Company. Responses due by 9/15/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Law, # 2 Ex. A, # 3 Ex. B, # 4 Ex. C, # 5 Ex. D)(Froehlich, Jennifer) (Entered: 08/25/2017)
192017-09-15 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply by Plaintiff Christopher B Clayborn. Responses due by 9/29/2017 (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
202017-09-15 ORDER entered by Judge Colin Stirling Bruce on 9/15/2017. The final pretrial conference is scheduled for 11/17/2017 at 11:30 a.m., in Courtroom A. All motions in limine or any other pretrial motions must be filed with the Court by the close of business on 10/17/2017. Any responses to those motions must be filed by the close of business on 10/31/2017. Matter remains set for jury trial on 11/28/2017 at 9:30 a.m. See written Order.(DS, ilcd) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
212017-09-22 RESPONSE to Motion re 18 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Plaintiff Christopher B Clayborn. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, **STRICKEN** # 2 Exhibit B, **STRICKEN** # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D)(Langacker, Ronald) Modified on 10/23/2017 to show Exhibit #2 & #3 stricken pursuant to Order 27 (DS, ilcd). (Entered: 09/22/2017)
222017-10-06 MOTION to Strike 21 Response to Motion Exhibits B and C by Defendant Ameren Illinois Company. Responses due by 10/20/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Law)(Froehlich, Jennifer) (Entered: 10/06/2017)
232017-10-06 REPLY to Response to Motion re 18 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Defendant Ameren Illinois Company. (Froehlich, Jennifer) (Entered: 10/06/2017)
242017-10-17 MOTION in Limine by Plaintiff Christopher B Clayborn. Responses due by 10/31/2017 (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 10/17/2017)
252017-10-17 MOTION in Limine by Defendant Ameren Illinois Company. Responses due by 10/31/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Law)(Froehlich, Jennifer) (Entered: 10/17/2017)
262017-10-20 RESPONSE to Motion re 22 MOTION to Strike 21 Response to Motion Exhibits B and C filed by Plaintiff Christopher B Clayborn. (Langacker, Ronald) (Entered: 10/20/2017)
272017-10-23 ORDER entered by Judge Colin Stirling Bruce on 10/23/2017. Defendant's Motion to Strike 22 is GRANTED. The Clerk is directed to strike exhibits B and C (#21-2 and #21-3) attached to Plaintiff's Response. Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment 18 is GRANTED. Judgment is entered in favor of Defendant and against Plaintiff. The final pretrial and jury trial are hereby vacated. This case is terminated. All other pending motions are denied as moot. See written Order. (DS, ilcd) Modified on 10/23/2017 to correct exhibit numbers (DS, ilcd). (Entered: 10/23/2017)
282017-10-23 JUDGMENT entered in favor of Ameren Illinois Company against Christopher B Clayborn. (DS, ilcd) (Entered: 10/23/2017)