On June 10, 2014, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1578 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration of Disinterestedness of Covington & Burling LLP in Support of Retention as Ordinary Course Professional filed by Ronald A. Hewitt on behalf of Covington & Burling LLP. (Hewitt, Ronald)
LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 14, 2012. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 12-12080. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Shelley Chapman. The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.