On December 16, 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 1976 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration Sixth Supplemental Declaration of Eugene F. Assaf, P.C. in Support of Debtors’ Application for Entry of an Order Pursuant to Section 327(e) of the Bankruptcy Code Authorizing and Approving Employment and Retention of Kirkland & Ellis LLP as Special Litigation Counsel for Debtors Effective Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date (related document(s), , , , , ) filed by Christopher Marcus on behalf of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. (Marcus, Christopher)
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.