On May 15, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding 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 422 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration / Second Supplemental Declaration on Behalf of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP in Support of Application of Debtor Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 327(a) and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 2014(a) for Authority to Employ and Retain Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP as Attorneys for the Debtor Nunc Pro Tunc to the Commencement Date (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.