Alpha Natural Resources, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On December 31, 2015, 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 1183 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Supplemental Application to Employ (Supplemental Application of the Debtors, Pursuant to Sections 327(a) and 1107(b) of the Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy Rule 2014(a) and Local Bankruptcy Rule 2014-1, for an Order Authorizing the Debtors to Expand the Scope of the Employment and Retention of Ernst & Young LLP, Effective as of December 7, 2015) 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.


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