Recent Activity

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Pirundini v. J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Inc.

August 15, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in Second Circuit, arguing court should affirm dismissal of Section 36(b) fee claims

MCI Communication Services, Inc. v. Director

August 13, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging New Jersey Supreme Court to review lower court decision regarding combined tax reporting

Exxon Mobil Corp. v. Healey

August 10, 2018

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief in Second Circuit concerning First Amendment implications of prosecutorial overreach

U.S. ex rel. Wood v. Allergan, Inc.

August 9, 2018

Second Circuit holds violation of False Claims Act’s first-to-file bar cannot be cured by an amended or supplemented complaint

Pebley v. Santa Clara Organics, LLC

August 8, 2018

California Supreme Court declines to review lower court decision that erodes limitations on damages for some insured plaintiffs

GlaxoSmithKline LLC v. Louisiana

August 8, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to grant cert. petition concerning whether sovereign immunity bars a federal court from binding a state to a Rule 23 class settlement

Phone Recovery Services, LLC v. Verizon of New England, Inc.

August 7, 2018

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court holds that serial corporate relator does not have standing under the Massachusetts False Claims Act

Altera Corporation v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

August 7, 2018

Ninth Circuit withdraws panel decision reversing Tax Court decision that IRS violated Administrative Procedure Act regarding cost-sharing arrangements

Martin v. Behr Dayton Thermal Products LLC

August 6, 2018

U.S. Chamber leads coalition amicus brief urging Sixth Circuit to grant rehearing en banc of panel decision permitting “issues only” class action under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(c)(4) that fails Rule 23(b)(3)’s requirements of predominance and superiority

Chamber of Commerce v. City of Seattle (rehearing)

August 3, 2018

U.S. Chamber files opposition to City of Seattle’s petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc

Kisor v. O'Rourke

August 1, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in veterans’ benefits case urging Supreme Court to grant cert. in order to overrule Seminole Rock and Auer deference

Bellsouth Communications, LLC v. Cobb County

July 30, 2018

U.S. Chamber and Georgia Chamber file amicus brief in Georgia Supreme Court, arguing Georgia’s 911 Act precludes counties’ common law causes of actions against telecommunications providers

Goodman v. J.P. Morgan Investment Management, Inc.

July 27, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief arguing Sixth Circuit should affirm summary judgment in Section 36(b) fees case

Emerson Electric Co. v. Superior Court of California, Orange County

July 27, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to grant cert. to resolve whether the Occupational Safety and Health Act preempts state enforcement mechanisms not included in the state’s federally approved workplace safety plan

Virginia Uranium, Inc. v. Warren

July 26, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to reverse Fourth Circuit opinion that creates a loophole in the Atomic Energy Act’s exclusive control over nuclear energy concerns

Steak 'n Shake Operations, Inc. v. Mielo

July 26, 2018

Third Circuit reverses and remands nationwide class certification in a Title III ADA case, emphasizing the “rigorous analysis” required by Rule 23

Troester v. Starbucks Corporation

July 26, 2018

California Supreme Court holds that the de minimis defense does not apply to wage-and-hour claims

American Federation of Government Employees v. Office of Personnel Management

July 26, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief arguing D.C. Circuit should affirm decision on grounds that plaintiffs in OPM data breach litigation lack Article III standing and that government contractor is entitled to derivative sovereign immunity

Chamber of Commerce v. IRS

July 26, 2018

Government dismisses own appeal from Chamber victory against IRS rule used to block certain corporate mergers

Altera Corporation v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue

July 24, 2018

Divided Ninth Circuit panel reverses unanimous Tax Court decision that IRS violated Administrative Procedure Act regarding cost-sharing arrangements