Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On July 15, 2015, an order regarding the application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 55 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order Granting Debtors Application for an Order Authorizing the Employment, Retention and Appointment of Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC as Claims and Noticing Agent and Administrative Advisor for the Debtors Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date. KCC is authorized and directed to perform noticing services and to receive, maintain, record and otherwise administer the proofs of claim filed in these cases and all related tasks, all as described in the KCC Application. KCC shall serve as the custodian of court records and shall be designated as the authorized repository for all proofs of claim filed in these cases and is authorized and directed to maintain a Claims Register for each of the Debtors (Related Doc # [8]) Signed on 7/15/2015. (klt)

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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