On July 15, 2015, a voluntary petition for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Chapter 11 Voluntary Petition. Fee Amount $1717 Filed by 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.