U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


Cert. Denied

Lower Court Opinion


Questions Presented

Whether a State may exercise specific personal jurisdiction over an out-of-state defendant because the defendant knew (or should have known) that its conduct would have in-state effects, where all of the defendant’s relevant conduct occurred out of state and the in-state effects resulted from the unilateral actions of a third party.

Case Updates

Cert. petition denied

January 19, 2021

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Supreme Court to grant cert and reject personal jurisdiction based merely on the foreseeable effects of a defendant’s out-of-state conduct that result from the independent actions of a third party

September 28, 2020

Click here to view the amicus brief filed jointly by the U.S. Chamber, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, and National Federation of Independent Business. Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, Ashley C. Parrish, and I. Cason Hewgley IV of King & Spalding LLP served as co-counsel for the amici.

Case Documents