646 Fed.Appx. 556 (9th Cir. 2016), 14-15443, Dannenbring v. Wynn Las Vegas, LLC

Docket Nº:14-15443
Citation:646 Fed.Appx. 556
Party Name:GINA DANNENBRING, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. WYNN LAS VEGAS, LLC, Defendant - Appellee
Attorney:For GINA DANNENBRING, Plaintiff - Appellant: John Bernard Marcin, Marcin Lambirth, LLP, Las Vegas, NV. For WYNN LAS VEGAS, LLC, Defendant - Appellee: Bryan J. Cohen, Attorney, Wynn Las Vegas, LLC, Legal Department, Las Vegas, NV; Edwin Anthony Keller, Jr., Richard Todd Creer, Attorney, Esquire, A...
Judge Panel:Before: BYBEE and N.R. SMITH, Circuit Judges, and HELLERSTEIN,[***] Senior District Judge.
Case Date:March 28, 2016
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 
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646 Fed.Appx. 556 (9th Cir. 2016)

GINA DANNENBRING, Plaintiff - Appellant,

v.

WYNN LAS VEGAS, LLC, Defendant - Appellee

No. 14-15443

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

March 28, 2016

Submitted March 15, 2016 [**], San Francisco, California

NOT FOR PUBLICATION. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Nevada. D.C. No. 2:12-cv-0007-JCM. James C. Mahan, District Judge, Presiding.

AFFIRMED.

For GINA DANNENBRING, Plaintiff - Appellant: John Bernard Marcin, Marcin Lambirth, LLP, Las Vegas, NV.

For WYNN LAS VEGAS, LLC, Defendant - Appellee: Bryan J. Cohen, Attorney, Wynn Las Vegas, LLC, Legal Department, Las Vegas, NV; Edwin Anthony Keller, Jr., Richard Todd Creer, Attorney, Esquire, Attorney, Kamer Zucker Abbott, Las Vegas, NV.

Before: BYBEE and N.R. SMITH, Circuit Judges, and HELLERSTEIN,[***] Senior District Judge.

MEMORANDUM[*]

Gina Dannenbring appeals the district court's grant of summary judgment in favor of the Wynn Las Vegas on her claims of pregnancy discrimination under Title VII, retaliation under Title VII, and failure to pay overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act. We have jurisdiction pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291. Reviewing the district court's grant of summary judgment de novo, we affirm. Webster v. Pub. Sch. Employees of Washington, Inc., 247 F.3d 910, 913 (9th Cir. 2001).

1. Dannenbring has failed to show that the Wynn's articulated explanation for her termination was a pretext for pregnancy discrimination. " Where the evidence of pretext is circumstantial, rather than direct, the plaintiff must present 'specific' and 'substantial' facts showing that there is a genuine issue for trial." Noyes v. Kelly Servs., 488 F.3d 1163, 1170 (9th Cir. 2007) (quoting Godwin v. Hunt Wesson, Inc., 150 F.3d 1217, 1222 (9th Cir. 1998)). The Wynn explains that Dannenbring's termination resulted from an incident in which Dannenbring stored confidential client information on her personal computer and thereby allowed her ex-boyfriend to access it, in violation of the Wynn's confidentiality and...

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