U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


Cert. Denied


Questions Presented

Whether the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (“FAAAA”) preempts the application to motor carriers of a state worker-classification law that effectively precludes motor carriers from using independent owner-operators to provide trucking services.

Case Updates

Cert. petition denied

June 30, 2022

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to review whether Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act preempts California’s A.B. 5 as applied to motor carriers

September 10, 2021

Click here to view the brief. Theane Evangelis, Blaine H. Evanson, and Alexander N. Harris of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

The U.S. Chamber filed multiple amicus briefs in the Ninth Circuit.

Case Documents