On January 8, 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 1586 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Expedite Hearing (related documents  Motion to Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens,  Motion to Seal) Motion for Expedited Hearings on (I) Walter Coke, Inc.’s Motion Nunc Pro Tunc to Approve Coke Supply Agreement and Grant Relief from the Automatic Stay; and (II) Walter Coke Inc.’s Motions for an Order Pursuant to Bankruptcy Code Sections 104(a) and 107(b) and Bankruptcy Rule 9018 Authorizing the Filing of Coke Supply Agreement Under Seal Filed by Debtor Walter Energy, Inc., et al. (Bender, Jay)
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.