On February 6, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of First Mariner Bancorp and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 408 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration re: Final Supplement in Support of Application For Entry Of An Order Authorizing the Retention and Employment of Kirkland & Ellis, LLP as Attorneys Filed by Daniel Joseph Zeller (related document(s) Application to Employ filed by Creditor Committee The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of First Mariner Bancorp). (Zeller, Daniel)
First Mariner Bancorp filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 10, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-11952. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Rice. The law firm of Yumkas, Vidmar & Sweeney, LLC is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to First Mariner Bancorp in the bankruptcy case.