On December 1, 2015, an application for interim approval of professional compensation was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1138 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application for Compensation First Monthly Fee Application of Keightley & Ashner LLP for Compensation Earned and Expenses Incurred as Special Pension Benefits Counsel for Debtors for the Period from September 9, 2015 through October 31, 2015 for Walter Energy, Inc., et al., Debtor’s Attorney, Period: 9/9/2015 to 10/31/2015, Fee: $36,279.00, Expenses: $0.00. Filed by (Moore, Cathleen)
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.