Recent Case Activity

U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to reverse Third Circuit; argues the text of the Fair Housing Act does not authorize a private right of action for disparate impact claims (U.S. Supreme Court)
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Decided
Montana Supreme Court strikes down "punitives only" class actions
Montana Supreme Court
Victory
California Supreme Court declines to review decision that superimposes wage-and-hour rules to piece-rate compensation system (Cal. Supreme Court)
California Supreme Court
Defeat
U.S. Chamber urges review of Montana Supreme Court arbitration decision that is irreconcilable with Supreme Court precedent (U.S. Supreme Court)
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
Chamber supports mandamus petition seeking review of a district court’s forum non conveniens issue
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Second Circuit orders dismissal of ATS lawsuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
Tennessee Supreme Court rejects attempt to eliminate well-established "learned intermediary" defense
Tennessee Supreme Court
Victory
U.S. Chamber urges California high court to review decision that effectively adopts "any exposure" theory of liability for asbestos-related claims (California Supreme Court)
California Supreme Court
Other
Federal appeals court declines to hear appeal of NLRB decision allowing certification of "micro-unions" (Sixth Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Defeat