On July 6, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 462 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Supplemental Declaration OF LAURA L. MORAN IN SUPPORT OF APPLICATIONS OF THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS OF PATRIOT COAL CORPORATION, et al., FOR ENTRY OF ORDERS PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 328(a) AND 1103(a) OF THE BANKRUPTCY CODE AND FED. R. BANKR. P. 2014 FOR AUTHORITY TO RETAIN AND EMPLOY MORRISON & FOERSTER LLP AND TAVENNER & BERAN PLC EFFECTIVE AS OF MAY 21, 2015 (Re: related document(s) Application to Employ filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors,  Application to Employ filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors,  Declaration filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors,  Affidavit filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors) filed by Lynn L. Tavenner of Tavenner & Beran, PLC on behalf of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. (Tavenner, Lynn)
Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-32450. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) in the bankruptcy case.