Recent Case Activity

The National Chamber Litigation Center (NCLC) 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 NCLC’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.

U.S. Chamber urges NY appellate court to overturn decision holding local zoning ordinances prohibiting oil and gas extraction through hydraulic fracturing are not preempted by state law (NY Court of Appeals)
New York Court of Appeals
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges NY appellate court to overturn decision holding local zoning ordinances prohibiting oil and gas extraction through hydraulic fracturing are not preempted by state law (NY Court of Appeals)
New York Court of Appeals
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber challenges NLRB's anti-arbitration decision; petitioner files new brief on unconstitutional recess appointments
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Victory
U.S. Chamber, business coalition win in appeal of district court's decision upholding SEC's "Conflict Minerals" Rule (D.C. Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
Chamber urges appellate court to affirm district court decision and reject overly broad interpretation of first-to-file bar (D.C. Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
Chamber asks Ohio Supreme Court to reject class action suit involving the alleged violation of the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act
Ohio Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Second Circuit to adopt primary benefits test as standard to determine whether interns are employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York Labor Law
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Supreme Court to review Eight Circuit’s holding regarding the economic substance doctrine
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Sixth Circuit to review District Court’s ruling on ERISA benefits
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Supreme Court to affirm Lanham Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision