U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

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Eleventh Circuit vacates overly broad construction of FAA’s exception for “workers engaged . . . in interstate commerce,” holding that the exemption applies only to transportation industry workers actually engaged in foreign or interstate commerce

July 09, 2021

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber urges Eleventh Circuit to reject District Court's overly broad construction of the Federal Arbitration Act’s exception for “workers engaged ... in interstate commerce” and misreading of arbitration agreement’s choice-of-law clause

June 10, 2020

Click here to view the Chamber’s amicus brief. Archis A. Parasharami and Daniel E. Jones of Mayer Brown 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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