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Case Name McReynolds v. Merrill Lynch & Co. EE-IL-0282
Docket / Court 1:05-cv-06583 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Discrimination-area
Demotion
Harassment / Hostile Work Environment
Pay / Benefits
Promotion
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
Race
Black
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1981
Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Defendant(s) Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner, & Smith, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Class of current and former African-American financial advisor employees and trainees of Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing EE-IL-0326 : McReynolds v. Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc. (N.D. Ill.)
Additional Resources
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  Microsoft Gender Discrimination Class Action Lawsuit
Date: Oct. 14, 2016
By: Outten & Golden
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Age Discrimination Class Action seeks Fair Employment for Older PwC Applicants
http://www.pwcagecase.com/
Date: Apr. 27, 2016
By: Outten & Golden
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Merrill Lynch Disparate Impact Race Discrimination Class Action: McReynolds et al. v. Merrill Lynch
Merrill Class Action
Date: 2010
By: Stowell & Friedman, Ltd.
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Smith Barney Gender Discrimination
https://www.lieffcabraser.com/employment/smith-barney/
Date: August 2008
By: Outten & Golden
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Megacases, Diversity, and the Elusive Goal of Workplace Reform
Date: Mar. 1, 2008
By: Nancy Levit (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law Faculty)
Citation: 49 B.C. L. Rev. 367 (2008)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Second Generation Employment Discrimination: A Structural Approach
Date: Apr. 1, 2001
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School Faculty)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
1:05-cv-06583 (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Second Amended Complaint (2006 WL 3886029)
EE-IL-0282-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 11/15/2006
Amended Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 407] (2009 WL 3184179) (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0001.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/09/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 407] (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/09/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 447] (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/14/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Ct. of App. ECF# 00711521147]
EE-IL-0282-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/20/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 482] (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/19/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 513] (672 F.3d 482)
EE-IL-0282-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Class Certification Order [ECF# 534] (2012 WL 5278555) (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/13/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement and Release [ECF# 585-1]
EE-IL-0282-0002.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/28/2013
Preliminary Approval Order [ECF# 589] (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/04/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Denlow, Morton (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0006 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Gettleman, Robert William (N.D. Ill.)
EE-IL-0282-0001 | EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-0004 | EE-IL-0282-0005 | EE-IL-0282-0007 | EE-IL-0282-0008 | EE-IL-0282-0010 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Gilbert, Jeffrey Court not on record [Magistrate]
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Hamilton, David Frank (S.D. Ind., Seventh Circuit)
EE-IL-0282-0009
Posner, Richard A. Court not on record
EE-IL-0282-0003 | EE-IL-0282-0009
Wood, Diane Pamela (Seventh Circuit)
EE-IL-0282-0009
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bish, Suzanne Elaine (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Friedman, Linda (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-0006 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Gilbert, Jennifer Schoen (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Robot, George S. (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Stowell, Mary (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-0006 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Wood, James Bryan (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Zelizer, Ethan G. (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Allerhand, Joseph S. (New York)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Bishop, Timothy Simon (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Bonk, Jason B. (New York)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Dinkoff, Allan (New York)
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Diomedi, Gina M. (Illinois)
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Dray, Laura Lehman (Florida)
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Friedman, Jared R. (New York)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Grant, Adam K. (New York)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Klein, Jeffrey S. (New York)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Leffert, Kim Ann (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Lightfoot, Lori E. (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
McLaughlin, Mark (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Nohos, Therese King (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Pappas, Nicholas J (New York)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Piell, Jeffrey Scott (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Romanello, Salvatore A. (New York)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Shapiro, Stephen M. (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-0002 | EE-IL-0282-9000
Spector, Mindy J. (New York)
EE-IL-0282-9000
Zahalka, Lori Ann (Illinois)
EE-IL-0282-9000

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