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.

District Court Allows Implementation Of $15.37 Minimum Wage For L.A. Hotels
U.S. District Court - Central District of California
Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges California Supreme Court to Reject “Take-Home” Theory of Asbestos Liability
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges California Supreme Court to Reject “Take-Home” Theory of Asbestos Liability
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Chamber Asks Sixth Circuit To Decide Whether Clean Air Act Preempts Common Law Tort Claims
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Texas Supreme Court Strengthens Corporate Protections Under FCPA Investigations
Texas Supreme Court
Victory
Florida Supreme Court Declines To Clarify Legal Trigger for “Bad Faith” Insurance Claims
Florida Supreme Court
Defeat
Texas Supreme Court Dodges Bond Cap Issue
Texas Supreme Court
Victory
California Supreme Court Permits "Reverse Payment" Pharmaceutical Lawsuit to Proceed
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Chamber Urges U.S. Supreme Court To Correct Refusal of WV Supreme Court To Consider Federal Rights
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber Encourages Fifth Circuit To Set Aside NLRB’s Approval of Micro-Bargaining Unit
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Awaiting Decision