On July 15, 2015, a motion for miscellaneous “first day” relief was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 35 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions The Debtors Motion for an Order, Pursuant to Sections 105(a), 363(b), 363(c) and 1107(a) of the Bankruptcy Code and Bankruptcy Rules 6003 and 6004(h) (A) Authorizing the Debtors to (I) Continue Insurance Policies and Agreements Relating Thereto and (II) Honor Certain Prepetition Obligations in Respect Thereof; and (B) Granting Related ReliefFiled by Debtor Walter Energy, Inc. (Darby) (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.