Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On January 11, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 1603 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Application to Employ Houlihan Lokey Capital, Inc. as Investment Banker Filed by Creditor Committee Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Walter Energy, Inc., et al. (Bensinger, Bill)

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.


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