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.

Meaning of “Enterprise” under RICO
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Assessment of a Defendant's Ability to Pay Punitive Damages Awards
California Supreme Court
Defeat
Federal Preemption of Mandatory Point-of-Sale Anti-Tobacco Messages
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
Meaning of “Enterprise” under RICO
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Removal Jurisdiction and the Class Action Fairness Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Excessive Punitive Damages
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Fair Labor Standards Act Class Action
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Other
Statute of Limitations on Asbestos Exposure Claims
North Dakota Supreme Court
Victory
Federal Preemption of Design Defect Claims
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Preemption of Vaccine Design-Defect Claims
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory