On July 15, 2015, a motion for authority to obtain debtor-in-possession financing was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 42 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions The Debtors Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders Under 11 U.S.C. §§ 105, 361, 362, 363, 507 and 552, Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 4001, 6003, 6004 and 9014 (A) (I) Authorizing Postpetition Use of Cash Collateral, (II) Granting Adequate Protection to Prepetition Secured Parties, and (III) Scheduling a Final Hearing; and (B) Granting Related ReliefFiled by Debtor Walter Energy, Inc. (Darby, Patrick) (Entered: 07/15/2015)
Walter Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-02741. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tamara Mitchell. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Walter Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.