Nortel Networks Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On December 23, 2014, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Nortel Networks Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 14967 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLC as Successor Co-Counsel Filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Nortel Networks Inc., et al.. Hearing scheduled for 1/20/2015 at 10:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #3, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 1/6/2015. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Exhibit A (Samis Affidavit) # (3) Exhibit B (Proposed Order) # (4) Certificate of Service) (Samis, Christopher)

Nortel Networks Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 14, 2009. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 09-10138. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross. The law firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Nortel Networks Inc. in the bankruptcy case.


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