On June 16, 2015, an objection to the motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 316 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Limited Objection to (Re: related document(s) Motion to Approve filed by Patriot Coal Corporation) filed by Peter M. Pearl of Spilman Thomas & Battle PLLC on behalf of K Rail, LLC, Kanawha Rail, LLC, Loadout, LLC, Penn Virginia Operating Co., LLC, Suncrest Resources, LLC, Toney Fork, LLC. (Pearl, Peter)
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.