James River Coal Company (2014) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Motion For Authority To Assume And/Or Assign Agreements

On May 14, 2015, a motion for authority to assume and/or assign agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of James River Coal Company (2014) and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 1286 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Motion to Approve (Motion to Approve Stipulation Regarding Assumption and Assignment of Leases of Pocahontas Land Corporation) filed by Henry Pollard Long III of Hunton & Williams, LLP on behalf of James River Coal Company. (Long, Henry)

James River Coal Company (2014) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 7, 2014. 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 14-31848. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to James River Coal Company (2014) in the bankruptcy case.


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