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.

First Circuit Declines to Reconsider Implications of Video Privacy Protection Act on Media Sectors
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Status: Defeat
Chamber Files Amicus Brief Urging U.S. Supreme Court To Review Fifth Circuit’s Interpretation Of The Clean Water Act
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
Texas Supreme Court Holds that Civil Penalties Sought by Private Litigants Are Subject to Statutory Limit on Damages
Court: Texas Supreme Court
Status: Victory
U.S. Chamber Submits Amicus Briefs Urging Supreme Court of Texas To Reject Unreasonable E-Discovery Request
Court: Texas Supreme Court
Status: Awaiting Decision
Noneconomic Damages Cap in Oregon Survives a Challenge
Court: Oregon Supreme Court
Status: Victory
California Supreme Court Declines to Review Asbestos "Any Exposure" Causation Theory
Court: California Supreme Court
Status: Defeat
Second Circuit Reverses $1.2 Billion Civil Monetary Penalty Imposed Through Novel Use of FIRREA
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Victory
U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Requirement that Plaintiff Suffer Concrete Injury from Alleged Statutory Violation
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
U.S. Chamber Files Brief in Risk Retention Rule Case Transferred to the U.S. District Court for D.C.
Court: U.S. District Court - District of Columbia
Status: Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber Urges Texas Federal Court to Hold That the Secretary of State's Prohibition of the Keystone XL Pipeline Was Unconstitutional
Court: U.S. District Court - Southern District of Texas
Status: Awaiting Decision

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