On January 21, 2016, an 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 1349 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Zolfo Cooper, LLC as Bankruptcy Consultant and Financial Advisor for The Official Committee of Retired Employees of Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. et al. filed by Paula S. Beran of Tavenner & Beran, PLC on behalf of The Official Committee of Retired Employees. (Beran, Paula)
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.