Posted on April 20, 1976August 23, 2019 by Carrie BakerWilliams v. Saxbe, 413 F. Supp. 654 (D.D.C. 1976) Diane Williams made history with her groundbreaking case in 1976, Williams v. Saxbe, 413 F. Supp. 654 (D.D.C. 1976), the first successful sexual harassment case. Diane Williams, photograph by Kyle White. For more about her life, see here.