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 California Supreme Court to affirm Court of Appeal's holding regarding Brandt fees
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber asks U.S. Supreme Court to reject over-broad reading of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) "anti-shredding" provision
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber asks California Supreme Court to review lower court's ruling which seeks to undermine policies under the Federal Arbitration Act ("FAA")
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Chamber urges the NLRB to adhere to current standard for determining joint-employer status
National Labor Relations Board
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Ninth Circuit to affirm district court's interpretation of the scope and applicability of the Clean Water Act permit shield
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Second Circuit to reverse the tax court's holding to override the foreign tax credit provisions of the Internal Revenue Code
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
California Supreme Court held that businesses are not required to keep AEDs on premises
California Supreme Court
Victory
Chamber asks Second Circuit to affirm district court's interpretation of the overtime provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA")
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Supreme Court to review and address whether the Fair Housing Act (FHA) allows
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges U.S. Supreme Court to review Fourth Circuit holding and determine the proper method of calculating civil penalties under the False Claims Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision