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. Chamber urges court to reject unfair and unworkable standard for determining liability for damages for breach of fiduciary duty under ERISA (Fourth Circuit Rehearing en Banc)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber asks Texas Supreme Court to clarify corporate protections under FCPA investigations
Texas Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges California Supreme Court to clarify legal standards necessary in class certification
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber asks California Supreme Court to review decision allowing plaintiff a second bite at the evidence apple with a new damages-only trial
California Supreme Court
Defeat
U.S. Chamber urges Alabama Supreme Court to reconsider convtroversial decision which embraced ‘innovator liability’ theory, exposing brand name drug manufacturers to liability for generic drugs
Alabama Supreme Court
Defeat
Chamber urges District Court to grant injunction against city ordinance to raise minimum wage.
U.S. District Court - Western District of Washington
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges the Third Circuit to review the FTC's data security enforcement actions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Victory
Nevada Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Chamber asks Eighth Circuit to clarify the "whistleblower" provisions under the Dodd-Frank Act
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Awaiting Decision