On January 15, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of James River Coal Company (2014) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 849 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration (Supplemental Declaration of Michael S. Stamer in Support of the Application of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of James River Coal Company, et al. to Retain and Employ Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP as Counsel, nunc pro tunc to April 16, 2014) (Re: related document(s) Application to Employ filed by The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors) filed by Jonathan L. Gold of LeClairRyan, A Professional Corporation on behalf of The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. (Gold, Jonathan)
James River Coal Company (2014) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 7, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-31848. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to James River Coal Company (2014) in the bankruptcy case.