United States Seventh Circuit

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GRAYSON v. O'NEILL, 01-3160

In a racial discrimination action, where plaintiff, a Secret Service field office supervisor, offered no excuses for his pattern of inappropriate behavior, which was detailed by over 100 complaints, he failed to present sufficient evidence to demonstrate that he was meeting his employer's legitimate expectations at the time of his discharge.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 04/03/2002
  • Decided 10/25/2002
  • Published 10/25/2002


  • COFFEY, Circuit Judge., Before COFFEY, DIANE P. WOOD, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Camille B. Conway (argued), Pugh, Jones & Johnson, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Kurt Lindland (argued), Office of U.S. Atty., Crim. Div., Chicago, IL, Edward S. Knight, Dept. of Treasury, Office of Secretary, Washington, DC, for Defendant-Appellee.