Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On May 29, 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 152 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Amended Application to Employ Kutak Rock LLP as Attorneys for the Debtors and Debtors in Possession Effective Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date (Related Document(s)[105] Application to Employ filed by Patriot Coal Corporation) 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.


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