U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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Fifth Circuit holds that plaintiff asserted meritless claims against improperly joined in-state defendants, failing to defeat diversity jurisdiction

August 22, 2023

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U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging Fifth Circuit to reject plaintiffs’ attempt to defeat federal removal by adding meritless claims against in-state corporate employees

November 17, 2022

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Jonathan S. Franklin and Charlotte Kelly of Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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