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.

California Supreme Court Upholds Inclusion of Brandt Fees in Calculation of the Ratio of Punitive to Compensatory Damages
Court: California Supreme Court
Status: Defeat
U.S. Chamber Urges California Appeals Court to Hold Substance was Unlawfully Listed Under Proposition 65
Court: California Court of Appeals
Status: Awaiting Decision
New Jersey Supreme Court Enforces Heightened Warning Requirements for Certain Arbitration Agreements
Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
Status: Defeat
U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Federal Bankruptcy Law Preempts Puerto Rico’s Recovery Act
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
U.S. Supreme Court Recognizes Limited Implied-Certification Theory as Basis for FCA Liability
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
Eighth Circuit Affirms that Minnesota Climate Change Law Violates Commerce Clause
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
Status: Victory
U.S. Chamber Urges Third Circuit to Repudiate ADEA Class-Segmentation Theory
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges California Appeals Court to Reverse “Phantom Damages” Decision
Court: California Court of Appeals
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Supreme Court Reins in DOL Administrative Deference
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
Tennessee Supreme Court Declines to Address Constitutionality of Legislature’s Cap on Punitive Damages
Court: Tennessee Supreme Court
Status: Other

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