Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Motion For The Appointment Of An Official Retiree Committee

On July 15, 2015, a motion for the appointment of an official retiree committee was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 48 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Motion to Appoint Creditors Committee The Debtors’ Motion for an Order (A)(I) Authorizing the Formation of a Committee of Retired Employees Pursuant to Section 1114(c)(2) and 1114(d) of the Bankruptcy Code, and (II) Establishing Procedures for Selecting Committee Members and (B) Granting Related Relief Filed 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.


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