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 supports D.C. Circuit challenge to risk-retention rule
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber argues that courts, not arbitrators, must decide the threshold question of whether parties agreed to class arbitration
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Awaiting Decision
FL Court of Appeals denies rehearing of bad faith action case
Florida Court of Appeals
Other
U.S. Chamber asks Ninth Circuit to enforce arbitration agreements under the FAA.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Supreme Court concludes that the Supremacy Clause does not confer a private right of action.
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber urges Sixth Circuit to review District Court’s ruling on ERISA benefits
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Victory
Chamber asks court to rein in FTC's use of contempt proceeding to change the law
U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
Awaiting Decision
Chamber argues for limited application of California law regarding "willful misclassification" of independent contractors
California Court of Appeals
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges Wisconsin court to grant motion to dismiss FCA case
Federal District Courts
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Suggests Summary Reversal of New Jersey Supreme Court Decision Requiring Special Notice in Arbitration Agreements
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision