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.

Bifurcation of Class Actions
Florida Supreme Court
Defeat
Advancement of Attorneys’ Fees and the Right to Counsel
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
30(b)(6) Depositions and Default Judgments
Alabama Supreme Court
Victory
Constitutionality of Florida’s Asbestos Reform Law
Florida Court of Appeals
Victory
Pleading Standards for Officers and Directors
New York Court of Appeals
Defeat
Certification of Medical Liability Class Action
Colorado Supreme Court
Victory
Class Action as a Device to Extort Excessive Damages
Louisiana Supreme Court
Defeat
Jurisdiction under Class Action Fairness Act
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Victory
Attorney-Client Privilege
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Victory
Excessive Punitive Damages Award
Colorado Supreme Court
Defeat