Recent Activity

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February 26, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief in support of First Amendment challenge to San Francisco ordinance compelling businesses to provide health warnings on advertisements for sugar-sweetened beverages.  Previously, the U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief when this case was before the Ninth Circuit.

February 26, 2021

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to grant cert and decertify insurance class action because of intraclass conflict of interest.  Previously, the U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief when this case was before the Eighth Circuit.

February 23, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief in Second Circuit, arguing that the district court properly applied the doctrine of primary jurisdiction to dismiss plaintiffs’ workplace-safety and public-nuisance claims.  The brief also argues that plaintiffs’ public-nuisance claim fails to satisfy the special-injury rule.

February 22, 2021

Delaware Supreme Court affirms $12 million “mootness fee” in securities litigation suit. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief opposing this outcome. 

February 22, 2021

U.S Supreme Court. denies review of the question whether a statement must be objectively false to give rise to liability under the False Claims Act.  The U.S. Chamber filed a coalition amicus brief supporting review.

February 19, 2021

U.S. Chamber urges Eleventh Circuit to permit an interlocutory appeal of a ruling limiting the WARN Act’s “natural disaster” exception.

February 19, 2021

Second Circuit accepts interlocutory appeal of decision holding that the National Bank Act does not preempt state laws that require banks to pay interest on funds held in mortgage escrow accounts. The U.S. Chamber had filed a coalition amicus brief encouraging the district court to certify its decision for interlocutory appeal.

February 18, 2021

U.S. Chamber and industry associations move to intervene to help defend the 2020 review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Particulate Matter.

February 18, 2021

U.S. Chamber and industry associations move to intervene to help defend the 2020 review of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone. 

February 18, 2021

U.S. Chamber and industry associations file lawsuit challenging Maryland’s tax on digital advertising services.

February 17, 2021

California Court of Appeal vacates vague worker-reclassification injunction against Instacart, remanding for reconsideration in light of Proposition 22.  The U.S. Chamber filed a coalition amicus brief supporting this outcome.

February 16, 2021

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Second Circuit to grant interlocutory review and vacate class certification because district court found price impact without considering whether disclosures actually corrected earlier alleged misstatements.

February 16, 2021

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Ohio Supreme Court to apply presumption in favor of arbitration to the interpretation of arbitration clauses in collective-bargaining agreements.

February 11, 2021

The U.S. Chamber filed a motion – which the Ninth Circuit granted – to effectively put the government’s appeal in abeyance until after the non-immigrant visa proclamation is set to expire on March 31, 2021.  The U.S. Chamber secured a preliminary injunction against the proclamation in the district court, which is now guaranteed to remain in effect until the proclamation’s scheduled expiration date.

February 10, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus letter urging Supreme Court of Texas to grant mandamus and allow discovery into prices and practices of medical providers who have entered into protective agreements with counsel for personal injury plaintiffs.

February 10, 2021

California Supreme Court denies petitions for review, leaving in place injunctions requiring Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees despite the recent passage of Proposition 22, which deems them independent contractors. The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus letter opposing this outcome, and filed multiple amicus briefs in these cases.

February 10, 2021

California Supreme Court denies petition for review of decision that recognized compelled self-publication defamation as a tort.  The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus letter brief urging the court to grant review.  

February 10, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus letter urging Supreme Court of Texas to grant mandamus and allow discovery into prices and practices of medical providers who have entered into protective agreements with counsel for personal injury plaintiffs.

February 8, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition merits-stage amicus brief urging Supreme Court to reverse certification of a class action because the named plaintiff's alleged injury is atypical compared to the rest of the putative class members.  Previously, the U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief supporting the cert. petition.

February 8, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Sixth Circuit to hold that every plaintiff in an FLSA collective action filed in federal court must establish personal jurisdiction over the defendant.