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
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges PA Court to Reaffirm Traditional Independent Contractor Defense to Tort Actions
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Argues That CERCLA Does Not Permit Liability for Air Emissions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Ohio Supreme Court Rejects Class Certification That Includes Uninjured Members
Ohio Supreme Court
Victory
U.S. Chamber Criticizes NLRB’s Re-write of Joint-Employer Standard
National Labor Relations Board
Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges Supreme Court to Reaffirm Supremacy of Federal Arbitration Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Third Circuit Upholds FTC's Data Security Enforcement Actions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Defeat
CA5 Vacates Portions of Department of Energy’s “Social Cost of Carbon Estimates”
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Other
U.S. Chamber Advocates for Dismissal of Off-Label Marketing Prosecution on First Amendment Grounds
U.S. District Court - Western District of Texas
Awaiting Decision
US Chamber Files Amicus Brief in Defense of Business Judgment Rule
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Victory