Recent Activity

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June 13, 2019

U.S. Chamber files brief urging Kentucky Supreme Court to affirm dismissal of uninjured plaintiffs’ claims for lack of standing under the state constitution.

June 13, 2019

Ninth Circuit invalidates and severs the Telephone Consumer Protection Act’s debt-collection exception.  The Chamber filed an amicus brief supporting the opposite.

June 12, 2019

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging D.C. Circuit to affirm trial court decision that vacated government’s arbitrary and capricious cancellation of oil and gas lease that disregarded private reliance interests.  Previously, the Chamber filed an amicus brief when this case was before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, supporting continuation of the lease.

June 12, 2019

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Third Circuit to reject narrow conception of Noerr-Pennington immunity and to hold that the FTC may not seek monetary relief under Section 13(b) of the FTC Act.

June 10, 2019

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief in support of petition for rehearing en banc concerning retroactive application of Dynamex decision.

June 10, 2019

Supreme Court grants cert. petition concerning federal preemption of state environmental remedies under CERCLA.  The Chamber filed a coalition amicus brief urging the Court to take this case.

June 10, 2019

Supreme Court denies cert. petition regarding Ninth Circuit judgment expanding scope of “arranger” liability under CERCLA.  The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief supporting the cert. petition.

June 10, 2019

Supreme Court unanimously agrees with U.S. Chamber that state wage-and-hour laws don’t apply to drilling rigs on the outer continental shelf.  The Chamber filed an amicus brief at the cert. stage, urging the Court to take up this case and filed an amicus brief at the merits supporting this outcome. 

June 10, 2019

Supreme Court holds that the federal government can’t file administrative review petitions challenging patents.  The Chamber filed a brief at the merits stage supporting this result.   

June 10, 2019

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief arguing Ninth Circuit should reverse district court order certifying a class of approximately 230 million people in indirect purchaser lawsuit brought under state law.

June 10, 2019

Supreme Court grants cert. petition concerning the causation standard for proving racial discrimination under 42 USC 1981.  The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the Court to take this case.

June 7, 2019

Divided Ninth Circuit panel reverses unanimous Tax Court decision holding that IRS violated Administrative Procedure Act regarding cost-sharing arrangements.  The U.S. Chamber previously filed two amicus briefs urging the Ninth Circuit to affirm.  

June 7, 2019

U.S. Chamber leads coalition brief urging D.C. Circuit to uphold the Department of Labor’s Association Health Plan Rule.  The U.S. Chamber previously filed a coalition amicus brief in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia supporting the Association Health Plan rule. 

June 7, 2019

U.S. and Georgia Chambers file amicus briefs urging Georgia Court of Appeals to reverse lower court decision that rejected standard principles of duty and would expand liability to actions of third parties who steal a defendant’s property and injure others with it.

June 7, 2019

U.S. and Georgia Chambers file amicus briefs urging Georgia Court of Appeals to reverse lower court decision that rejected standard principles of duty and would expand liability to actions of third parties who steal a defendant’s property and injure others with it.

June 6, 2019

U.S. Chamber urges Third Circuit to rehear panel decision that limits Twombly to antitrust claims and creates a lax pleading standard for ERISA cases.  The U.S. Chamber previously an amicus brief, which the dissent cited and found persuasive in its discussion of the pleading standard.  

June 4, 2019

Eighth Circuit denies interlocutory review and petition for writ of mandamus of district court decision allowing thousands of Peruvian nationals to sue American companies in federal court under Missouri law for alleged environmental damage occurring in Peru.  The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the opposite outcome.

June 4, 2019

District Court grants City’s motion for limited discovery before opposing U.S. Chamber’s motion for summary judgment in challenge to City of Seattle’s unionization ordinance for independent contractors.

June 3, 2019

Supreme Court grants cert. petition to review Second Circuit decision allowing ERISA “stock drop” suit to proceed.  The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant review.

June 3, 2019

Supreme Court declines to review whether Congress violated due process and the separation of powers by granting Amtrak regulatory authority over its competitors.  The U.S. Chamber filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant review.