This WLF Litigation Division feature highlights WLF court filings, as well as decisions issued in response to WLF’s court and agency filings. In this edition, we list November 2022 filings and results.

Click on the PDF button above for the full report.


NetChoice, LLC v. Attorney General of Florida—WLF urges the Supreme Court to clarify the First-Amendment limits of government-compelled speech.

In re Grand Jury—WLF asks the Supreme Court to recognize that some communications including both legal and non-legal advice are protected by attorney-client privilege.

In re Proposed California Privacy Rights Act Regulations—WLF urges California privacy regulators to cure procedural and administrative defects in a proposed privacy rule.

BP v. Mayor and City Council of Baltimore—WLF asks the Supreme Court to hear an important case about jurisdiction over greenhouse-gas litigation.

RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co. v. Los Angeles County—WLF urges the Supreme Court to review, and ultimately to reverse, the Ninth Circuit’s holding that the federal Tobacco Control Act does not preempt state and local sales bans of FDA-authorized tobacco products.

In re Reagan-Udall Foundation Operational Evaluation of FDA’s Tobacco Program—WLF submits comments to Regan-Udall Foundation on ways to improve FDA regulation of tobacco and vaping.

Vanda Pharmaceuticals v. FDA—WLF asks a federal trial court to reject FDA’s claim of deliberative-process privilege in an important FOIA dispute.

In re Standard for Determining Joint-Employer Status—WLF urges the NLRB to abandon plans to overhaul the agency’s joint-employer rule.


Earl v. The Boeing Co.—The Fifth Circuit rejects class certification for uninjured plaintiffs. *Victory*

StarKist Co. v. Olean Wholesale Cooperative—The Supreme Court declines to review a controversial class certification bottomed on an averaging of the class members’ alleged antitrust harms.