Recent Case Activity

The National Chamber Litigation Center (NCLC) 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 NCLC’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.

U.S. Supreme Court sets Alien Tort Statute (ATS) case for re-argument in subsequent Term
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
Whistleblower Protection under Sarbanes-Oxley Act
U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
Victory
Interior Department Approval of Beaufort Sea Exploration Plan
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Victory
Minimum Wage and Tip Credit under the Fair Labor Standards Act
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
U.S. Supreme Court clarifies jurisdictional nature of Alien Tort Statute, limits its scope
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
Protecting Against Abusive Class Actions by Upholding SLUSA
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
U.S. Chamber argues that disclosure duty is not triggered by immaterial statements, or opinion statements
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Defeat
U.S. Supreme Court declines to clarify whether the False Claims Act permits so-called "implied certification" qui tam suits
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat
"Stock Drop" Liability under ERISA
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
Victory
Materiality Requirement for Securities Lawsuits Brought Under Sections 11 and 12
Supreme Court of the United States
Defeat