Atl. Marine Constr. Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dist. Ct. for W. Dist. of Tex
In Atl. Marine Constr. Co., Inc. v. U.S. Dist. Ct. for W. Dist. of Tex., 134 S. Ct. 568 , 580 (2013), the Supreme Court explained that an enforceable forum-selection clause carries near-determinative weight in this analysis. Id.
By agreeing to a forum-selection clause, the parties waive the right to challenge the preselected forum as inconvenient or less convenient for themselves or their witnesses, or for their pursuit of the litigation. Atl. Marine, 134 S. Ct. at 582.