U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

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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.

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