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 Grants Stay of EPA’s Unprecedented Attempt to Restructure Nation’s Electricity System
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Chamber Asks Texas Supreme Court to Clarify Statutory "Bad Faith" Claim
Texas Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges CA4 to Maintain Statute of Limitations and Top-Hat Exemption for ERISA Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Victory
U.S. Chamber Asks Mississippi’s Highest Court To Consider Categorical Bar Against Attorney General’s Use of Contingency-Fee Counsel
Mississippi Supreme Court
Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges Federal Court to Rule Against FSOC Interpretation of Dodd-Frank Act
U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber and Coalition File Lawsuit Challenging EPA’s Unprecedented Attempt to Ban New Coal-Fired Power Plants
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Second Circuit Agrees to Review Certification Decision in Securities Class Action Case
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court Declines Review of Case Regarding Retroactive Taxation
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Cites U.S. Chamber’s Amicus Brief in Opinion Reversing Denial of Pre-Enforcement Judicial Review
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Victory
Highest Court in Maryland Rules Steam Pump Manufacturer Has Duty to Warn of Asbestos-Containing Parts
Maryland Court of Appeals
Defeat