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.

Eighth Circuit Affirms that Minnesota Climate Change Law Violates Commerce Clause
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Status: Victory
U.S. Chamber Urges Third Circuit to Repudiate ADEA Class-Segmentation Theory
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Asks D.C. Circuit To Overturn NLRB’s “Joint-Employer” Decision
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges California Appeals Court to Reverse “Phantom Damages” Decision
Court: California Court of Appeals
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Supreme Court Reins in DOL Administrative Deference
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
Tennessee Supreme Court Declines to Address Constitutionality of Legislature’s Cap on Punitive Damages
Court: Tennessee Supreme Court
Status: Other
U.S. Chamber Argues that Established Fraud Pleading Standard Should Apply to FCA Qui Tam Claims
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges Sixth Circuit to Apply Correct Causation Principles in Toxic Tort Case
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Review Decision Jeopardizing Longstanding Usury Law Principle
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of Case Interpreting False Claims Act
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat

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