Recent Case Activity

The U.S. Chamber Litigation Center files in cases of interest to the business community as a direct party, as an intervenor, and as an amicus curiae (friend of the court). The following are Litigation Center’s cases from 2007 to the present. Cases with recent developments (such as a new legal filing or an outcome in the case) are listed first.

Sorted by Outcome Date

Second Circuit Agrees to Review Certification Decision in Securities Class Action Case
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
Federal Circuit – Specific Personal Jurisdiction Affirmed – Personal Jurisdiction
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Status: Other
U.S. Chamber Asks New York Court of Appeals To Overturn Decision Expanding Corporate Liability of Parent Companies with International Subsidiaries
Court: New York Court of Appeals
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges California Supreme Court to Review Asbestos "Any Exposure" Causation Theory
Court: California Supreme Court
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges California high court to review decision that effectively adopts "any exposure" theory of liability for asbestos-related claims (California Supreme Court)
Court: California Supreme Court
Status: Other
CA5 Holds that ERISA Preempts Texas Prompt Pay Statute
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Status: Victory
Dow Agrees to Settlement in Antitrust Class Action
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Other
U.S. Chamber Urges Supreme Court To Reverse Anti-Arbitration Decision and Apply California’s Pro-Severability Principles to Contract at Issue
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Other
U.S. Supreme Court – U.S. Chamber Supports Cert. in Nuclear Liability Preemption Case
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges D.C. Circuit to Reverse Unconstitutional Delegation of Authority to Amtrak
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision

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