Safer Chemicals Healthy Families v. EPA
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
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.
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)
Ninth Circuit denies rehearing petition in challenge to Seattle’s ordinance authorizing unionization of independent contractors
Hill v. Ford Motor Co.
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
U.S. Chamber files amicus brief arguing the Eighth Amendment’s Excessive Fines Clause applies to the States
Gallion v. Charter Communications, Inc.
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
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
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
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)
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.
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.
U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Ninth Circuit to reverse punitive damage award and decertify class
McDonald’s USA, LLC
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
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
California Supreme Court upholds admission of evidence of “industry custom and practice” in strict products liability case
Gustavsen v. Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
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
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
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
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