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 urges Second Circuit to review district court decision which impermissibly expands securities liability
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Colorado Supreme Court to uphold appellate court decision finding litigation financing firms to be lenders that should be regulated under the Colorado Uniform Consumer Credit Code.
Colorado Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court holds that Competitors may bring Lanham Act claims on food and drug labels regulated by the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber urges Supreme Court to review Eight Circuit’s holding regarding the economic substance doctrine
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Texas Supreme Court will review case to clarify Texas law regarding the scope of a former property owner's common law duties.
Texas Supreme Court
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