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.

New York Court of Appeals Upholds Manufacturer’s Liability for Failure to Warn of the Hazards of Third-Party Products
Court: New York Court of Appeals
Status: Defeat
Second Circuit Declines to Address “Jurisdiction-by-Business-Registration” Theory
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
Eighth Circuit Affirms Prison Sentence for Corporate Officers
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges Supreme Court to Overturn Line of Ninth Circuit Decisions that Reduce CAFA Protections
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Supports Cert. Petition Arguing for Exclusive Federal Jurisdiction of Federal Securities Class Actions Under SLUSA
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Supports Cert. Petition Seeking to Enforce Multistate Tax Compact
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Awaiting Decision
Fifth Circuit Remands Case for Reassessment of Clean Air Act Penalty Awards
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Status: Defeat
Unanimous Supreme Court Victory in Administrative Law Case
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
Fifth Circuit Upholds NLRB’s Approval of Micro Bargaining Unit
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Status: Defeat
U.S. District Court Upholds Constitutionality of Contingency-Fee Agreement
Court: U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
Status: Defeat

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