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.

Evading Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) Jurisdiction Through Stipulated Damages Limits
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Enforceability of Employment Contracts that Preclude Classwide Arbitration
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Certifiability of Title VII Disparate Impact Class Actions Post-Wal-Mart v. Dukes
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Other
Duty to Warn of Third Party Products
California Supreme Court
Victory
Evidence Standards for Class Certifications
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
Elimination of the Presumption Against Preemption in Express Preemption Cases
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Due Process Rights and Class Action Suits
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Overly Broad Order to Preserve Electronic Records
U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
Other
Arbitration of Consumer Finance Agreements
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Arbitration Agreements and Punitive Damages
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory