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. Supreme Court rules for Noel Canning Corp. in recess appointments case
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Supreme Court "inches toward bringing securities laws back in line with ordinary rules for proving fraud"
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Supreme Court repudiates EPA's approach to regulating GHGs, calls Agency's Clean Air Act re-write a violation of the Constitution's "separation of powers"
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber, Denver Chamber, others urge Colorado Supreme Court to uphold the authority of Colorado judges to use "Lone Pine" orders to weed out meritless toxic tort lawsuits (such as this "fracking" lawsuit)
Colorado Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court declines to review Auer doctrine
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber urges NLRB to affirm decision protecting employer provided communication systems.
National Labor Relations Board
Awaiting Decision
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
Chamber urges Second Circuit to review district court decision which impermissibly expands securities liability
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Awaiting Decision