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Geiger v. Tower Automotive, No. 08-1314

In an Age Discrimination in Employment Act action claiming discriminatory termination, summary judgment for defendant is affirmed where: 1) there was no evidence to indicate that plaintiff's supervisor's allegedly discriminatory mindset resulted in any adverse employment action; and 2) plaintiff was not replaced by another worker and was terminated as part of a reduction in force.

Appellate Information

Argued: May 1, 2009

Decided and Filed: September 4, 2009


Opinion by Judge Gibbons

Concurrence by Judge Rogers


For Appellant:

Richard A. Meier, Law Office, Farmington Hills, MI

For Appellee:

Philip B. Phillips, Foley & Lardner LLP, Detroit, MI