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 asks First Circuit to reverse district court decision certifying a class without meeting the predominance requirement of Rule 23 (b)(3).
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
NY appellate court affirmed decision holding local zoning ordinances prohibiting oil and gas extraction through hydraulic fracturing are not preempted by state law (NY Court of Appeals)
New York Court of Appeals
Defeat
NY appellate court affirmed decision holding local zoning ordinances prohibiting oil and gas extraction through hydraulic fracturing are not preempted by state law (NY Court of Appeals)
New York Court of Appeals
Defeat
Chamber urges the Third Circuit to review the FTC's data security enforcement actions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber argues FAA requires enforcing agreements to arbitrate on an individual basis
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Victory
U.S. Chamber urges California Supreme Court to uphold individual arbitration agreement
California Supreme Court
Defeat
New York appellate court upholds ruling invalidating New York City's "soda ban," New York's highest court will now review
New York Court of Appeals
Victory
D.C. Circuit Court strengthens attorney-client privilege for internal investigation documents
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
U.S. Supreme Court rules for Noel Canning Corp. in recess appointments case
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory