On April 29, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of SIGA Technologies, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 386 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Ressler & Ressler as Special Litigation Co-Counsel / Application of the Statutory Creditors’ Committee to Employ Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Ressler & Ressler as Special Litigation Co-Counsel filed by Scott K. Rutsky on behalf of Statutory Creditors’ Committee of SIGA Technologies, Inc.. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A- Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B # (3) Exhibit C # (4) Exhibit D # (5) Exhibit E) (Rutsky, Scott)
SIGA Technologies, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 16, 2014. 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 14-12623. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to SIGA Technologies, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.