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.

Class Certification Standards in Unfair Competition Law Claims
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Class Action & Notice Requirements
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Other
U.S. Supreme Court denies cert. petition seeking clarity on whether a class can be certified if some members suffered no Article III injury
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Punitive Damages Award
Oklahoma Supreme Court
Defeat
Early Disclosure of Nature of Alleged Claims
Texas Supreme Court
Other
Work Product Protection of Tax Workpapers
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Defeat
Scope of Corporate Executives' Fourth Amendment Rights
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Defeat
Noneconomic Damages Cap
Maryland Court of Appeals
Victory
Post-Sale Duty to Warn
California Supreme Court
Victory
NCLC to Supreme Court: Enforce Arbitration Clauses in Collective Bargaining Agreements
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory