DAVID LILLIE VS CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY - JET PROPULSION LABORATORY

Case No.: 19BBCV00346    

North Central District

david lillie, Plaintiff, v. California institute of technology – Jet propulsion laboratory, Defendant.

Case No.: 19BBCV00346

Hearing Date: November 8, 2019

[tentative] order RE:

special anti-slapp motion to strike complaint

BACKGROUND

Allegations of the Operative Complaint

Plaintiff David Lillie (“Plaintiff”) was hired as a Reliability Engineer Analyst with ManTech International Corporation (“ManTech”) in February 2007, and one of his jobs was to provide engineering support in fulfillment of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and California Institution of Technology Reliability Engineering Support Services contract (“RESS Contract”). (FAC, ¶8.) Plaintiff alleges that over the years, he performed exemplary work and received healthy pay increases throughout his years. (Id., ¶¶9-16.) He alleges that things changed once he raised concerns about ManTec........