U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Fifth Circuit holds that the Covid-19 pandemic is not a natural disaster under the WARN Act and that the natural-disaster exception incorporates proximate causation
June 15, 2022
Click here to view the opinion.
U.S. Chamber files amicus brief on the scope of the WARN Act’s “natural disaster” exception in the context of the global pandemic
December 06, 2021
Click here to view the Chamber’s amicus brief. Philip A. Miscimarra and Bryan Killian of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.
- District Court Memorandum Opinion and Order on Summary Judgment Denying Reconsideration -- Easom v. US Well Services, Inc. (S.D. Tex.).pdf
- U.S. Chamber Amicus Brief -- Easom v. US Well Services, Inc. (Fifth Circuit).pdf
- Opinion -- Easom v. US Well Services, Inc. (Fifth Circuit).pdf