On October 20, 2015, an application for interim approval of professional compensation was filed in the bankruptcy case of James River Coal Company (2014) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1487 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application for Compensation for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as Counsel (Sixth Interim Application of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP for Allowance of Compensation for Services Rendered and Reimbursement of Expenses as Counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors for the Period From July 1, 2015 Through September 30, 2015) filed by Jonathan L. Gold of LeClairRyan, A Professional Corporation on behalf of The Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. (Gold, Jonathan)
James River Coal Company (2014) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 7, 2014. 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 14-31848. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to James River Coal Company (2014) in the bankruptcy case.