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.

Appeals court overrules faulty class certification, finds district court failed to conduct "rigorous analysis" required by Wal-Mart v. Dukes (Fourth Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Victory
U.S. Chamber argues class certifications must undergo rigorous scrutiny, and proposed class actions cannot include uninjured members
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
Bundling of Asbestos Litigation
Michigan Court of Appeals
Other
Enforcement of Wal-Mart v. Dukes "Rigorous Analysis" Requirement for Class Certification
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Defeat
Reaffirming Individual Arbitration Agreements
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Other
Class Waivers in Employment Arbitration
National Labor Relations Board
Defeat
Free Speech Privileges in Labor Disputes
California Supreme Court
Defeat
NLRB requires employers to turn over confidential witness statements to labor unions (NLRB Board)
National Labor Relations Board
Defeat
Federal Preemption of Oklahoma Immigration Law
U.S. District Court - Western District of Oklahoma
Other
Extraterritorial Labeling Requirements and Criminal Penalties
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Victory