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Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. EPA (WOTUS Rule - Oklahoma District Court)

February 20, 2018

Tenth Circuit reverses district court’s dismissal on jurisdictional grounds of U.S. Chamber’s challenge to Obama administration’s WOTUS rule; remands to district court for further proceedings

White v. Chevron Corp.

February 15, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in Ninth Circuit regarding the appropriate pleading standard for ERISA cases and the broad discretion to which ERISA fiduciaries are entitled 

California v. ConAgra Grocery Products Co.

February 14, 2018

California Supreme Court declines to review lower courts’ misapplication of public nuisance liability

Lamps Plus, Inc. v. Varela

February 12, 2018

U.S. Chamber asks Supreme Court to summarily reverse Ninth Circuit decision imposing class arbitration based on routine agreement to arbitrate 

Torres v. BNSF Railway Co.

February 12, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges New Mexico Court of Appeals to reject take home theory of asbestos liability

Bradford v. CITGO Petroleum Corp.

February 9, 2018

U.S. Chamber files brief urging Louisiana Supreme Court to clarify standards for proving causation in toxic tort cases

Loan Syndication and Trading Association v. SEC

February 9, 2018

D.C. Circuit vacates SEC risk retention rule as it applies to open-market CLO managers

Tennessee Valley Authority v. Tennessee Clean Water Network

February 7, 2018

U.S. Chamber and coalition of business groups file amicus brief urging the Sixth Circuit to overturn a broad expansion of the CWA point source program that conflicts with the statute and other programs designed to protect water quality

Prime International Trading Ltd. v. BP PLC

February 7, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges Second Circuit to affirm district court decision holding that plaintiffs' Commodity Exchange Act claims exceed the territorial scope of that statute 

Phone Recovery Services, LLC v. Qwest Corp.

February 7, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Minnesota Supreme Court to hold relator’s Minnesota False Claims Act lawsuit is forbidden by tax bar

CTIA-The Wireless Association v. City of Berkeley, California

February 7, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to take up First Amendment challenge to City of Berkeley’s compelled cell phone warnings 

Serrano v. Union Pacific Railroad Company

February 6, 2018

Ninth Circuit upholds railroad’s right to lease land under right of way for pipeline use

Mayo v. Wisconsin Injured Patients and Families Compensation Fund

February 5, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges Wisconsin Supreme Court to hold that statutory cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice actions is constitutionally valid

Lower East Side People’s Federal Credit Union v. Trump

February 1, 2018

Second challenge to appointment of Mulvaney as Acting Director of CFPB dismissed for lack of Article III standing

Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. U.S. ex rel. Campie

February 1, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in support of cert. petition to resolve circuit split on materiality under False Claims Act 

Satterfield v. Ameritech Mobile Communications, Inc.

January 31, 2018

Ohio Supreme Court agrees to review no-injury class actions that risk arbitrary class-wide damages awards

Air Alliance Houston v. EPA (Risk Management Program)

January 31, 2018

U.S. Chamber and RMP Coalition file intervenor brief in support of EPA’s delay of effective date of Risk Management Program rule

PHH Corporation v. CFPB (rehearing)

January 31, 2018

D.C. Circuit issues 7-3 decision upholding constitutionality of removal limitations on the Director of the CFPB

Chamber of Commerce v. EPA (Regional Haze Rule)

January 30, 2018

Regional Haze Program Rule appeal held in abeyance at the D.C. Circuit

Dolin v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC

January 29, 2018

U.S. Chamber argues that Illinois law does not recognize “innovator liability” theory for manufacturers of FDA approved medication