Recent Case Activity

California Supreme Court affirms decision that "trial by formula" denies defendant's right to defend itself
California Supreme Court
Victory
Fifth circuit denies BP’s petitions for rehearing
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Defeat
U.S. Chamber of Commerce asks Supreme Court to review applicability of laches defense
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Scope of OSHA General Duty Clause
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Review Commission
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to provide clear rule in collective bargaining agreement LMRA cases
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges district court to review a case involving the CPSC's statutory authority under the Consumer Product Safety Act.
U.S. District Court - District of Maryland
Other
D.C. Circuit Court denies to review petition challenging the EPA's Final Rule
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat
The Second Circuit NCLC urged the Second Circuit affirmed the order of the District Court which dismissed claims arising out of transactions on foreign exchanges
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
U.S. Chamber asks California Court of Appeals to affirm class action decertification
California Court of Appeals
Awaiting Decision
Ninth Circuit rejects rehearing petition regarding PAGA removal under the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Defeat