On April 29, 2015, a application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of ESCO Marine, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 137 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion to (I) Employ and Retain AP Services, LLC and (II) Designate Richard Whitlock as Chief Restructuring Officer to the Debtor Filed by Debtor ESCO Marine, Inc. (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order # (2) Affidavit Declaration of Richard Whitlock # (3) Exhibit Engagement Letter) (Wilson, Natalie)
ESCO Marine, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 7, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-20107. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Richard Schmidt. The law firm of Langley Banack Inc. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to ESCO Marine, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.