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GRIBEHCK v. RUNYON, 99-4353

Retaliation claims under the Rehabilitation Act, 29 USC 794 will fail where employee does not answer employer's nondiscriminatory reasons for termination by showing that a reasonable jury could find by a preponderance of the evidence that the defendant's stated reasons are pretextual.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 11/01/2000
  • Decided 03/30/2001
  • Published 03/30/2001

Judges

  • Before: KEITH, BOGGS, and COLE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Sixth Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Steven C. Bennett (argued and briefed), Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue, New York, NY, Elizabeth A. Grove, Cleveland, OH, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kenneth A. Zirm, Walter & Haverfield, Cleveland, OH, Peter J. Vodola (briefed), Thomas G. Rohback (argued and briefed), Leboeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae, Hartford, CT, for Defendant-Appellee.