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 Files Lawsuits Challenging “Waters of the US” Rule
Oklahoma District Court
Awaiting Decision
CA Supreme Court Backs Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements
California Supreme Court
Victory
U.S. Chamber Urges Second Circuit to Respect Independent Contractor Arrangements
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges CA2 to Reverse Decision Holding Company Liable Due to Use of Shared Services Program
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges CA8 to Reverse Sentence of Incarceration For Corporate Officers Who Lack Culpable State of Mind
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Asks Supreme Court to Consider Case Regarding Retroactive Taxation
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
SCOTUS Vacates D.C. Circuit Rejecting Overly Broad Interpretation of First-to-File Bar
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat
U.S. Chamber Argues that Department of Energy’s “Social Cost of Carbon Estimates” Should Be Rejected
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber argues that courts, not arbitrators, must decide the threshold question of whether parties agreed to class arbitration
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Other
D.C. District Court Upholds NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule
U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
Defeat