On February 24, 2015, an application for interim approval of professional compensation was filed in the bankruptcy case of LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 2097 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Fourth Application for Interim Professional Compensation /Fourth Interim Application of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, as Counsel to the Special Committee of the Boards of Directors of LightSquared Inc. and LightSquared GP Inc. for the Period from September 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014 for Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Other Professional, period: 9/1/2014 to 12/31/2014, fee:$615,634.50, expenses: $30,670.13.(related document(s)) filed by Kirkland & Ellis LLP with hearing to be held on 3/25/2015 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 623 (SCC) Responses due by 3/18/2025,. (Sussberg, Joshua)
LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 14, 2012. 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 12-12080. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Shelley Chapman. The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.