Recent Case Activity

The National Chamber Litigation Center (NCLC) 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 NCLC’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 U.S. Supreme Court to clarify proper treatment of state taxes that discriminate against interstate commerce.
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber asks the Supreme Court to restore appropriate constitutional limitations on no-injury lawsuits.
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Chamber urges Ninth Circuit holding of lack of jurisdiction in mooted class actions
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
D.C. Circuit: OSHA has no authority to issue rules regarding the preemptive effect of OSH Act; however, preemption interpretation not ripe for APA review
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Other
U.S. Chamber files brief on behalf of member, Noel Canning Corp., in recess appointments case
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber urges DOL's Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals to review "notify and consider" requirements
Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals
Other
U.S. Supreme Court hears oral argument regarding D.C. Circuit ruling that invalidated EPA's sweeping and costly "Transport Rule"
Supreme Court of the United States
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Supreme hears oral argument in airline security case
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
U.S. Chamber argues FAA requires enforcing agreements to arbitrate on an individual basis
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Awaiting Decision