On May 20, 2015, a application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 111 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Authorize (I) the Retention and Compensation of Professionals Utilized in the Ordinary Course of Business and (II) Granting Related Relief filed by Michael A. Condyles of Kutak Rock LLP on behalf of Patriot Coal Corporation. (Condyles, Michael)
Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-32450. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) in the bankruptcy case.