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 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
U.S. Chamber Urges Second Circuit to Reverse Securities Class Action Certification upon Appeal
Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Status: Awaiting Decision
SCOTUS Declines to Review $235 Million “Trial by Formula” Jury Award
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat
Petition to Seek Review of Tenth Circuit Decision Creating Circuit Split on Question of Federal Preemption is Dismissed
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Other
U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Victorious Defendants may Receive Attorney’s Fees Even in Cases Not Resolved on the Merits
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Victory
U.S. Supreme Court Holds that State Court has Jurisdiction over Securities Suit Brought Under State Law
Court: Supreme Court of the United States
Status: Defeat

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