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.

U.S. Chamber urges high court to review FLSA case on security screening compensation
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Requirements for Settlement Approval
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
Supreme Court declines review of Third Circuit decision holding that state tort claims preempt the Clean Air Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to clarify what evidence a defendant must provide in order to remove a case under CAFA.
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
The New York Court of Appeals denies Greenberg's motion for summary judgement and rules that the Attorney General may proceed to trial seeking equitable relief.
New York Court of Appeals
Defeat
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