On January 21, 2016, an application for final approval of professional compensation was filed in the bankruptcy case of LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 2452 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application for Final Professional Compensation / Final Fee Application Application of Kirkland & Ellis LLP as Special Litigation Counsel to the Debtors and Debtors in Possession for the Period from May 14, 2012 Through December 7, 2015 for Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Special Counsel, period: 5/14/2012 to 12/7/2015, fee:$4,671,381.35, expenses: $231,311.71. filed by Kirkland & Ellis LLP with hearing to be held on 3/1/2016 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 623 (SCC) Responses due by 2/23/2016,. (Marcus, Christopher)
LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 14, 2012. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 12-12080. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Shelley Chapman. The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.