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 Urges CA4 to Uphold Hiring a Full-Time Personal Driver as an Unreasonable Burden on an Employer
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Delaware Supreme Court Concurs that Plaintiff Cannot Collect Phantom Medical Expenses
Delaware Supreme Court
Victory
Court of Appeals Refuses to Evaluate EPA's Proposed GHG rule
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges Supreme Court to Reaffirm Supremacy of Federal Arbitration Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Ninth Circuit Considers Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements Under the FAA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Ninth Circuit Considers Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements Under the FAA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges appellate court to affirm district court decision and reject overly broad interpretation of first-to-file bar (D.C. Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
US Chamber Files Amicus Brief in Defense of Business Judgment Rule
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
NY Court Grants Leave to Appeal on Tort Liability for Corporate Parent Based on Actions of Foreign Subsidiary
New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division
Victory
U.S. Chamber Defends Corporate Separateness and Opposes Expansion of Liability under ATS in CA2
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision