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.

NLRB affirms and applies Specialty Healthcare decision to fragrance department at Macy's
National Labor Relations Board
Defeat
Second Circuit affirms district court holding dismissing surcharge claim as moot.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Decided
D.C. Circuit rejects auto manufacturer's challenge to $72 million EPA fine
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat
EPA, Sierra Club voluntarily dismiss litigation over GHG memorandum in light of industry victory in UARG, Chamber, et al. v. EPA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
EPA, Sierra Club voluntarily dismiss litigation over GHG memorandum in light of industry victory in UARG, Chamber, et al. v. EPA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
California Supreme Court declines to review lower court decision exposing insurance adjusters to personal liability when processing insurance claims
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Chamber urges U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the judgment of the Eleventh Circuit regarding the Telecommunications Act of 1996
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Texas Supreme Court reaffirms traditional causation requirements for asbestos cases, expresses criticism of "any exposure" theory
Texas Supreme Court
Victory
U.S. Chamber, Virginia Chamber urge the Virginia Supreme Court to address issues of first impression in an implied warranty products liability case.
Virginia Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
D.C. Circuit reverses judgement against EPA in decision affecting the agency's use of guidance as rulemaking
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat