On October 19, 2015, a motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of LB Steel, LLC (d/b/a Concord Steel; Topeka Metal Specialties) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 11 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Notice of Motion and Motion to Authorize Debtor to Pay Prepetition Employee Obligations, Continue Administration of Employee Benefit Plans and Direct all Banks to Honor Prepetition Checks for Payment of Prepetition Employee Obligations Filed by Daniel A Zazove on behalf of LB Steel, LLC. Hearing scheduled for 10/21/2015 at 03:00 PM at 219 South Dearborn, Courtroom 615, Chicago, Illinois 60604. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Zazove, Daniel) (Entered: 10/19/2015)
LB Steel, LLC (d/b/a Concord Steel; Topeka Metal Specialties) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 18, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-35358. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Janet Baer. The law firm of Perkins Coie LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to LB Steel, LLC (d/b/a Concord Steel; Topeka Metal Specialties) in the bankruptcy case.