United States Seventh Circuit

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SCHUSTER v. LUCENT TECHS., INC., 01-3974

Business reasons offered by an employer for a reduction-in-force provided a legitimate non-discriminatory reason for plaintiff's termination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and plaintiff failed to show that such reasons were pretextual.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/13/2003
  • Decided 04/28/2003
  • Published 04/28/2003

Judges

  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, KANNE, and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  • Michael R. Fox (argued), Fox & Fox, Madison, WI, Michael Rachlis, Rachlis & Pick, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Charles C. Jackson (argued), Seyfarth Shaw, Chicago, IL, for Defendant-Appellee.