On June 25, 2015, a application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Energy Future Holdings Corp. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 4867 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Authorize (Motion of Energy Future Holdings Corp., et al., for Entry of an Order Expanding the Retention and Employment of McDermott Will & Emery LLP Special Counsel for Certain Energy Related and REIT Transactional Matters, Effective Nunc Pro Tunc to June 2, 2015) Filed by Energy Future Holdings Corp.. Hearing scheduled for 7/16/2015 at 09:30 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #6, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 7/9/2015. (Attachments: # (1) Notice of Motion and Hearing # (2) Exhibit A) (Madron, Jason)
Energy Future Holdings Corp. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 29, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-10979. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Energy Future Holdings Corp. in the bankruptcy case.