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.

Ordinary Principles of Tort Law and Admission of Expert Testimony
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Victory
U.S. Chamber argues class should be decertified (Minnesota Supreme Court)
Minnesota Supreme Court
Victory
Federal Preemption of Travel Sanctions by States
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Federal Preemption of California Rule That Prohibits Arbitration Provisions Waiving Classwide Resolution of Disputes
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Applicability of Apprendi v. New Jersey to Criminal Fines
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Federal Preemption Waiver for Auto Emissions Standards
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Defeat
Federal Preemption of Arizona Immigration Statute
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Liability for Secondary Exposure to Asbestos
Illinois Supreme Court
Other
Proof of Loss Causation in Securities Class Action
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
Relitigation of Class Certification Decisions
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat