On June 9, 2015, a motion for the appointment of an official retiree committee was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 262 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Appoint Retiree Committee as Retiree Committee filed by Gordon S. Woodward of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP on behalf of Retiree VEBA Trust. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit(s) Exhibit A # (2) Proposed Order) (Woodward, Gordon)
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.