On January 11, 2016, a motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 16 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion of Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC, et al., for Entry of Interim and Final Orders (I) Authorizing the Debtors to Pay Certain Prepetition Wages, Salaries, and Other Compensation and Reimbursable Employee Expenses and Continue Employee Benefits Programs in the Ordinary Course of Business, Including Payment of Certain Prepetition Obligations Related Thereto and (II) Directing Financial Institutions to Receive, Process, Honor, and Pay All Checks Presented for Payment and Electronic Payment Requests Related Thereto Filed by Debtor Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (Interim) # 2 Proposed Order (Final)) (Clement, Zack) (Entered: 01/11/2016)
Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 11, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-20012. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Jones. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) in the bankruptcy case.