On February 13, 2015, a application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Rapid-American Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 422 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Join / Joint Motion of the Official Commitee of Unsecured Creditors and the Future Claimants’ Representative to Expand the Scope of Services to be Provided by Gilbert LLP as Special Litigation Counsel filed by Elihu Inselbuch on behalf of Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered. with hearing to be held on 3/17/2015 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 723 (SMB) Responses due by 3/10/2015, (Attachments: # (1) Order) (Inselbuch, Elihu)
Rapid-American Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 8, 2013. 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 13-10687. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Reed Smith LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Rapid-American Corporation in the bankruptcy case.