On January 13, 2016, a motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1620 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion to Expedite Hearing (related documents  Motion To Stay Pending Appeal) Filed by Creditors United Mine Workers of America 1992 Benefit Plan and its Trustees, United Mine Workers of America Combined Benefit Fund and its Trustees (Connor, Glen)
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.