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.

Overly Broad Order to Preserve Electronic Records
U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
Other
Arbitration of Consumer Finance Agreements
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
Arbitration Agreements and Punitive Damages
Supreme Court of the United States
Victory
"Supremacy Clause" Cause of Action
Supreme Court of the United States
Other
U.S. Chamber argues description of a policy in an employee handbook is not an "offer" sufficient to form a contract (Pennsylvania Supreme Court)
Pennsylvania Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
U.S. Chamber argues states may not disfavor arbitration agreements (California Supreme Court)
California Supreme Court
Awaiting Decision
Court clarifies that 'federal officer removal' statute may apply to private federal contractors (Seventh Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
Victory
Appeals court overrules faulty class certification, finds district court failed to conduct "rigorous analysis" required by Wal-Mart v. Dukes (Fourth Circuit)
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Victory
U.S. Chamber argues class certifications must undergo rigorous scrutiny, and proposed class actions cannot include uninjured members
U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit
Victory
Bundling of Asbestos Litigation
Michigan Court of Appeals
Other