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.

U.S. Supreme Court rejects over-broad reading of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) "anti-shredding" provision
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Chamber Urges Texas Supreme Court to Reaffirm Traditional Limitations on Premises Liability for Former Property Owners
Texas Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Texas Supreme Court adopts "seat belt defense"
Texas Supreme Court
Victory
California Supreme Court declines to review controversial “Any Breath” theory for asbestos liability
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Fourth Circuit rejects EEOC's attempt to rewrite Title VII.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Victory
U.S. Chamber urges Indiana Supreme Court review of HIPAA tort case
Indiana Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Third Circuit to affirm district court decision regarding workplace waivers
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Victory
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber asks Ninth Circuit affirm lower court's refusal to certify a class under the ascertainability requirement
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Eighth Circuit to uphold the invalidation of Minnesota's Next Generation Energy Act (NGEA)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Awaiting Decision