On January 6, 2016, a motion for authority to modify retiree benefits was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Budd Company, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1378 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Notice of Motion and Motion to Approve Modification of UAW Retiree Benefits Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §1114 Filed by Brandon Levitan on behalf of The Budd Company, Inc.. Hearing scheduled for 1/19/2016 at 10:00 AM at 219 South Dearborn, Courtroom 682, Chicago, Illinois 60604. (Attachments: # (1) Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit 1 # (3) Exhibit 2 # (4) Exhibit 3 # (5) Exhibit 4 # (6) Exhibit 5 # (7) Exhibit 6 # (8) Exhibit 7) (Levitan, Brandon)
The Budd Company, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 31, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Illinois . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-11873. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Jack Schmetterer. The law firm of Proskauer Rose LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to The Budd Company, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.