On January 5, 2016, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Samson Resources Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 555 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration of Disinterestedness of Alston & Bird LLP Pursuant to the Order Authorizing the Debtors to Retain and Compensate Professionals Utilized in the Ordinary Course of Business Filed by Samson Resources Corporation. (Pacitti, Domenic)
Samson Resources Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 16, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-11934. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Samson Resources Corporation in the bankruptcy case.