On May 8, 2015, an objection to the 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 406 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Objection / Objection of Debtor to Application of Statutory Creditors Committee for an Order Authorizing Employment and Retention of Susman Godfrey L.L.P. and Ressler & Ressler as Special Litigation Co-Counsel (related document(s)) filed by Stephen Karotkin on behalf of SIGA Technologies, Inc.. (Karotkin, Stephen)
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.