Recent Activity

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Safer Chemicals Healthy Families v. EPA

September 20, 2018

U.S. Chamber files intervenors brief against challenges to Risk Evaluation and Prioritization Rules under Toxic Substances Control Act

Bank of America, N.A. v. Lusnak

September 20, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges Supreme Court to review whether the National Bank Act preempts California’s state escrow interest law

Hill v. Ford Motor Co.

September 17, 2018

Georgia Court of Appeals rejects plaintiff’s attempt to block direct review of sanctions orders that essentially eliminate a defendant’s ability to present defense

Chamber of Commerce v. City of Seattle (rehearing)

September 14, 2018

Ninth Circuit denies rehearing petition in challenge to Seattle’s ordinance authorizing unionization of independent contractors

Hill v. Ford Motor Co.

September 13, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief with Georgia Court of Appeals supporting direct review of sanctions orders that essentially eliminate a defendant’s ability to present a defense

Timbs v. Indiana

September 12, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief arguing the Eighth Amendment’s Excessive Fines Clause applies to the States

Gallion v. Charter Communications, Inc.

September 6, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief on the proper remedy in a First Amendment challenge to a prohibition in the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, urging Ninth Circuit to strike the prohibition, rather than the exemptions, to address any constitutional flaw

First Solar, Inc. v. Mineworkers’ Pension Scheme

September 5, 2018

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Supreme Court to grant petition for writ of certiorari regarding loss-causation standard in securities class action litigation

Southern California Gas Co. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County

September 5, 2018

U.S. Chamber files merits stage amicus brief arguing California Supreme Court should not erode economic-loss doctrine

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. v. Arkansas Teachers Retirement System

September 4, 2018

U.S. Chamber urges Second Circuit to grant Rule 23(f) petition for review in securities class action concerning Halliburton and price impact

McArdle v. AT&T Mobility LLC (II)

September 4, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to grant Rule 23(f) petition to review district court’s certification of class in case concerning California’s Unfair Competition Law

Bandemer v. Ford Motor Co.

August 30, 2018

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief arguing Minnesota Supreme Court should reverse lower court’s finding of specific personal jurisdiction in products liability case

Bahamas Surgery Center, LLC v. Kimberly-Clark Corp.

August 29, 2018

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to reverse punitive damage award and decertify class

McDonald’s USA, LLC

August 28, 2018

U.S. Chamber joins coalition amicus brief in opposition to SEIU’s motion for recusal of Chairman Ring and Member Emanuel of National Labor Relations Board in McDonald’s joint employer litigation

Lorenzo v. SEC

August 27, 2018

U.S. Chamber files merits stage amicus brief arguing Supreme Court should reverse D.C. Circuit judgment permitting Rule 10b-5 liability

Kim v. Toyota Motor Corporation

August 27, 2018

California Supreme Court upholds admission of evidence of “industry custom and practice” in strict products liability case

Gustavsen v. Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

August 27, 2018

First Circuit affirms judgment that federal law preempts plaintiffs’ state-law claims against pharmaceutical companies’ refusal to alter size of eye-drop bottle

Portland Pipe Line Corp. v. City of South Portland

August 24, 2018

U.S. District Court for the District of Maine grants summary judgment against pipeline company on Commerce Clause challenges to municipal ordinance prohibiting oil exports

Rose v. Stephens Institute

August 24, 2018

Divided panel of Ninth Circuit affirms denial of summary judgment in False Claims Act case concerning the materiality standard in Escobar

Center for Biological Diversity v. EPA

August 23, 2018

U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Association of Manufacturers file amicus brief urging Fifth Circuit to uphold EPA’s long-standing and sensible approach to avoiding unnecessary and duplicative NEPA reviews when approving CWA nationwide permits