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 reversal in important Work Product Doctrine case
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to review case that allows trial lawyers to file duplicative claims under the False Claims Act (U.S. Supreme Court)
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Texas Supreme Court to review admissibility of seat belt evidence
Texas Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Business Coalition urges Supreme Court to overturn Seventh Circuit holding that EEOC’s conciliation efforts were not judicially reviewable
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges clarification of "suitable seating" rules
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges High Court to review Fifth Circuit Class Interpretation
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges the Texas Supreme Court to clarify the proper application of the “Texas resident exception” to the Texas forum non-conveniens statute
Texas Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Eighth Circuit denies petition for review therefore refusing to clarify the expanded reach of "whistleblower" provisions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Defeat
U.S. Chamber seeks permission from Supreme Court of Canada to file an amicus curiae brief ("intervernor's factum") to address global forum shopping
Supreme Court of Canada
Defeat
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
Decided