On August 3, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 10 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ (Application of the Debtors, Pursuant to Section 105(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, 28 U.S.C. § 156(c) and Bankruptcy Rule 2002, for an Order Authorizing Retention and Employment of Kurtzman Carson Consultants, LLC as Claims, Ballot and Noticing Agent, Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date) filed by Henry Pollard Long III of Hunton & Williams, LLP on behalf of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.. (Long, Henry)
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 3, 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 15-33896. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.