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.

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
U.S. Chamber, business coalition file motion for stay of the SEC's "Conflict Minerals" Rule with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
Chamber asks the U.S. Supreme Court to review holdings in important False Claims Act case
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to clarify Second Circuit decision in RICO class action.
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber urges Fourth Circuit to reject EEOC's attempt to rewrite Title VII.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber asks Second Circuit to affirm district court's enforcement of international arbitration award.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges California Supreme Court to reject claim in asbestos case.
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber joins coalition urging Supreme Court to review Second Circuit case that significantly departs from the Court’s rulings on constitutional standing
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
U.S. Chamber challenges NLRB's anti-arbitration decision; petitioner files new brief on unconstitutional recess appointments
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Victory
Chamber urges appellate court to affirm district court decision and reject overly broad interpretation of first-to-file bar (D.C. Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory