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  • Manufacturers to Challenge EPA Ozone Regulation in Court

    23 December 2015 | Press Release

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued a statement announcing the Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action’s (MCLA) challenge to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) new ozone regulation.

  • Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action Launches Restore Our Courts Project

    19 June 2015 | Press Release

    NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly today announced the launch of the Restore Our Courts project, an initiative that will seek to level the judicial playing field for manufacturers.

  • Manufacturers Bulk Up Legal Muscle in Response to Aggressive NLRB

    02 April 2015 | Press Release

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action, the legal arm of the NAM, is bulking up its legal muscle with the establishment of the Manufacturers’ Compliance Institute (MCI).

  • Manufacturers Center for Legal Action Files Amicus Brief in Microsoft EMail Warrant Case

    15 December 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    The Manufacturers’ Center for Legal Action filed an amicus brief in the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals arguing to overturn a U.S. district judge’s ruling that the government can use a search warrant issued under the Stored Communications Act to gain access to e-mail accounts controlled and maintained by Microsoft Corporation.

  • Manufacturers Commend Court for Putting Law Above False Allegations

    05 March 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., March 5, 2014 – NAM Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued this statement following the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York's ruling that the judgment against Chevron Corporation in Ecuador was the product of fraud and racketeering and is, therefore, unenforceable:

  • Supreme Court Hears Case Against Frivolous Securities Class Action Lawsuits

    05 March 2014 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., March 5, 2014 – The Supreme Court heard arguments today against the legal precedent that has led to a proliferation of securities class action lawsuits over the past 25 years in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued this statement following today's sitting:

  • Manufacturers File Lawsuit to Rein in OFCCP Overreach

    18 December 2013 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C., December 18, 2013 – Continuing the fight against forced speech and aggressive overreach, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) and the Virginia Manufacturers Association (VMA) have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) from compelling speech and violating the First Amendment as a result of its –posting requirement– rule.

  • Manufacturers Fight Against Frivolous Lawsuits Reaches Supreme Court

    15 November 2013 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    November 15, 2013 - National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Senior Vice President and General Counsel Linda Kelly issued this statement following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to grant review in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc. The Manufacturers' Center for Legal Action recently joined other business groups in calling for the Supreme Court to hear the case.

  • Manufacturers Ask Supreme Court to Review Class Action Lawsuits That Hurt Competitiveness

    11 October 2013 | Press Release | Author: Jamie Hennigan

    Washington, D.C., October 11, 2013 - In a brief filed today, the Manufacturers' Center for Legal Action joined other business groups in calling for the U.S. Supreme Court to grant review in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc., challenging a key precedent in securities class action cases.

  • Court Upholds NAM Victory Over NLRB Overreach

    04 September 2013 | Press Release

    National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) President and CEO Jay Timmons issued a statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit refused the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) request to allow a rehearing of the NAM's victory over the NLRB's –posting requirement– rule issued by the court earlier this year.