On December 15, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1083 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration (Second Supplemental Declaration of Luke A. Barefoot in Support of Application Authorizing the Debtors to Retain Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP as Special Counsel, Effective Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date) (Re: related document(s) Application to Employ filed by Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.) filed by Henry Pollard Long III of Hunton & Williams, LLP on behalf of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.. (Long, Henry)
Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 3, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-33896. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Huennekens. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.