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.

SCOTUS Vacates D.C. Circuit Rejecting Overly Broad Interpretation of First-to-File Bar
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges D.C. Circuit to Hold that a Relator’s Claims are Barred by the First-to-File and Public Disclosure Bars
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges Ninth Circuit to Reject NLRB’s D.R. Horton Rule Prohibiting Arbitration
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
D.C. Circuit Reverses Unconstitutional Delegation of Authority to Amtrak
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Status: Victory
Chamber urges ARB to address the proper burden-shifting framework for whistleblower claims which arise under a variety of statutes
Court: U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board
Status: Defeat
Supreme Court To Review Ninth Circuit’s Voluntary Dismissal Rule for Class Certifications
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Awaiting Decision
California Supreme Court Adopts “Sophisticated Intermediary Doctrine” Regarding Duty-to-Warn Liability of Asbestos Products
Court: California Supreme Court
Status: Decided
California Supreme Court Declines to Review Erroneous Punitive Damages Jury Instructions
Court: California Supreme Court
Status: Defeat
New York Court of Appeals Overturns Decision Expanding Corporate Liability of Parent Companies with International Subsidiaries
Court: New York Court of Appeals
Status: Victory
U.S. Chamber Urges Third Circuit to Reject NLRB’s D.R. Horton Rule Prohibiting Arbitration
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision

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