Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Response To The Motion For Authority To Reject Agreements

On November 9, 2015, a response to the motion for authority to reject agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 999 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Response to (Re Item: [983] Response filed by Interested Party Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust by and through its Trustee, Southwest Bank) Walter Black Warrior Basin, LLC’s Response to Objection of Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust to Walter Black Warrior Basin, LLC’s Motion for Order Nunc Pro Tunc (A) Authorizing Walter Black Warrior Basin LLC to Reject Certain Agreements with Dominion Resources Black Warrior Trust, and (B) Granting Related Relief Filed by Debtor Walter Energy, Inc., et al. (Darby, Patrick)

Walter Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-02741. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tamara Mitchell. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Walter Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.


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