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.

Chamber asks Florida Court of Appeals to address the issue of exposure levels in a toxic tort case
Florida Court of Appeals
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Tenth Circuit to grant rehearing en banc and review class certification in an antitrust case
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Third Circuit to affirm district court decision regarding workplace waivers
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges rehearing and review of bad faith action case
Florida Court of Appeals
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Supreme Court paves way for Takings Clause claim by farmers who were compelled by the federal government to give up 47% of their raisins to the government
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Chamber asks Supreme Court review Ninth Circuit's interpretation of the Takings Clause claim
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court declines to review Fourth Circuit holding, therefore refusing to interpret the proper method of calculating civil penalties under the False Claims Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber urges Supreme Court to review Ninth Circuit decision which fundamentally changes Article III standing requirements
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Supreme Court to grant review and reverse Second Circuit opinion that allows Internet services to be taxed under local telephone services excise tax
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat