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 Defends District Court’s Jurisdiction and Dismissal of Coastal Erosion Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Compliance, Cooperation with Regulators, and Other Factors Should Guide Clean Air Act Citizen Suit Penalty Awards, U.S. Chamber Argues to Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Supports District Court’s Rejection of Class Certification in Food Mislabeling Class Action
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Supports Summary Reversal of WV Supreme Court Decision on Delegation of Issue to Arbitrator
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Oregon Supreme Court Declines To Clarify Specific Personal Jurisdiction over Out-of-State Employees
Oregon Supreme Court
Defeat
New Hampshire Supreme Court Upholds $236 Million Judgment in Case Concerning Alleged MTBE Groundwater Contamination
New Hampshire
Defeat
Second Circuit Holds that Dodd-Frank “Whistleblower” Anti-Retaliation Provisions Apply to Employees who Did Not Report Wrongdoing to SEC
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Defeat
Second Circuit Rules that Economic Substance Doctrine Applies to Foreign Tax Credits
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Defeat
Ninth Circuit Rejects Preliminary Injunction Against Seattle Wage Ordinance
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Defeat
SCOTUS Declines To Review Refusal of WV Supreme Court To Consider Due Process Objection to Disproportionate Punitive Damages
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat