On August 20, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Hercules Offshore, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 77 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP as Counsel for the Debtors Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date Filed by Hercules Offshore, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 9/8/2015 at 12:00 PM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #5, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 9/1/2015. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A # (2) Exhibit B # (3) Exhibit C # (4) Notice) (Minott, Tamara)
Hercules Offshore, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 13, 2015. 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 15-11685. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey. The law firm of Baker Botts LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Hercules Offshore, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.