On June 9, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Vann’s Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 783 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Supplemental Application to Employ Menke & Associates, Inc. as ESOP Advisors and Plan Consultants for Trustee; Filed by Trustee RICHARD J. SAMSON. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Professional’s Formal Proposal Regarding ESOP Plan Termination) (SAMSON, RICHARD)
Vann’s Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 5, 2012. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Montana. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 12-61281. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Whitney Rimel. The law firm of Perkins Coie LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Vann’s Inc. in the bankruptcy case.