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 Sixth Circuit to review District Court’s ruling on ERISA benefits
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber argues that the Court should reverse the Ninth Circuit’s decision, which creates an end run around a well established preemption scheme in the airline sector.
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Chamber advises National Labor Review Board to adhere to Spielberg/Olin standard for deferral
National Labor Relations Board
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber, Farm Bureau ask U.S. Supreme Court to review D.C. Circuit decision
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
U.S. Chamber asks Supreme Court to review Delaware decision requiring public arbitration proceedings.
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber urges California Supreme Court to follow Supreme Court precedent and apply the rule of reason to “reverse-payment” settlements
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Chamber asks Kentucky Court of Appeals to review lower court’s erroneous interpretation of Clean Water Act.
State Courts
Awaiting Decision
Chamber asks Ninth Circuit to affirm District Court’s denial of class certification.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
EPA agrees to lift federal government exclusion of the company and all of its affiliates from any and all federal contracting
U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
Victory
Tenth Circuit declines review of district order refusing to exercise CAFA jurisdiction
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Defeat