On January 15, 2016, a motion for setoff or recoupment of claims was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 2064 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Authorize Motion of Realco Limited Liability Company for Entry of an Order Authorizing the Reduction, Recoupment or Offset of its Section 502(b)(6) Lease Rejection Claim by Application of Lease Deposit filed by Augustus C. Epps Jr. of Christian & Barton, L.L.P. on behalf of Realco Limited Liability Company. (Epps, Augustus)
Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 12, 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 15-32450. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) in the bankruptcy case.