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.

U.S. Chamber asks federal District Court to vacate CFTC’s Cross-Border rule; argues the CFTC exceeded its limited extraterritorial jurisdiction and that the rule places U.S. companies at a disadvantage by increasing transaction costs
U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
Defeat
Chamber urges Supreme Court to overturn jurisdictional bar in certain state tax cases
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges reversal in important Work Product Doctrine case
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to review case that allows trial lawyers to file duplicative claims under the False Claims Act (U.S. Supreme Court)
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Texas Supreme Court to review admissibility of seat belt evidence
Texas Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Business Coalition urges Supreme Court to overturn Seventh Circuit holding that EEOC’s conciliation efforts were not judicially reviewable
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges clarification of "suitable seating" rules
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges High Court to review Fifth Circuit Class Interpretation
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges the Texas Supreme Court to clarify the proper application of the “Texas resident exception” to the Texas forum non-conveniens statute
Texas Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear case clarifying the Pregnancy Discrimination Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision