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 281 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Jefferies LLC as Investment Banker (Application Of The Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors For Entry Of An Order (A) Authorizing The Committee To Retain And Employ Jefferies LLC As Investment Banker, Nunc Pro Tunc To May 21, 2015, (B) Waiving Certain Time-Keeping Requirements And (C) Granting Related Relief) 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.