U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


Cert. Denied

Lower Court Opinion


Questions Presented

Whether the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment bars states from outsourcing the investigation and prosecution of public claims to private contingency-fee lawyers who have a substantial personal stake in the outcome.

Case Updates

Cert. petition denied

March 05, 2018

U.S. Chamber supports Due Process challenge to contingency-fee arrangements that give private attorneys a direct financial stake in the outcome of government enforcement actions

November 30, 2017

Click here to view the Chamber's amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant the petition for a writ of certiorari.

Laura K. McNally, Andrew R. DeVooght, and Nina Ruvinsky of Loeb & Loeb LLP served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on behalf of the U.S. Chamber Litigation Center in this case.

Case Documents