On June 11, 2015, an 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 280 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Tavenner & Beran, PLC as Counsel (Application For Order Authorizing Retention And Employment Of Tavenner & Beran, PLC, as Local Counsel to the Official Unsecured Creditors Committee) filed by Paula S. Beran of Tavenner & Beran, PLC on behalf of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. (Attachments: # (1) Schedule A) (Beran, Paula)
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.