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.

Chamber Files Amicus Brief Urging U.S. Supreme Court To Review Fifth Circuit’s Interpretation Of The Clean Water Act
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges Tenth Circuit to Halt Bureau of Land Management’s Hydraulic Fracturing Rule
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges Oklahoma Supreme Court to Uphold Noneconomic Damages Cap for Personal Injury Cases as Constitutional
Court: Oklahoma Supreme Court
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Joins Fight Against EPA’s Proposed “Regional Haze” Regulation
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
Lawsuit Filed to Challenge New Department of Labor Rule That Prevents Financial Professionals from Best Serving Retirement Savers
Court: U.S. District Court - Northern District of Texas
Status: Awaiting Decision
Texas Supreme Court Holds that Civil Penalties Sought by Private Litigants Are Subject to Statutory Limit on Damages
Court: Texas Supreme Court
Status: Victory
U.S. Chamber Submits Amicus Briefs Urging Supreme Court of Texas To Reject Unreasonable E-Discovery Request
Court: Texas Supreme Court
Status: Awaiting Decision
Noneconomic Damages Cap in Oregon Survives a Challenge
Court: Oregon Supreme Court
Status: Victory
California Supreme Court Declines to Review Asbestos "Any Exposure" Causation Theory
Court: California Supreme Court
Status: Defeat
Second Circuit Reverses $1.2 Billion Civil Monetary Penalty Imposed Through Novel Use of FIRREA
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory

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