James River Coal Company (2014) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On February 5, 2015, a 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 875 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Motion to Approve (Motion of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of James River Coal Company, et al. for Entry of a Second Supplemental Order Modifying the Retention and Employment of Blackstone Advisory Partners L.P. as its Investment Banker) (Related Document(s)[269] 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.


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