U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

Case Status


Docket Number

18-5343 and 18-5345


Case Updates

D.C. Circuit reverses lower court decision that had vacated the government’s revocation of a long-standing oil lease for arbitrarily failing to consider reliance interests

June 16, 2020

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber urges 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

June 12, 2019

Click here to view the Chamber’s amicus brief.

Thomas A. Lorenzen of Crowell & Moring LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center.

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