On March 9, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Arch Coal, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 478 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Blackacre LLC as Coal Consultant Filed by Creditor Committee Unsecured Creditors Committee Hearing scheduled 3/23/2016 at 11:00 AM at Bankruptcy Courtroom 7 South. (Dreisewerd, Sherry)
Arch Coal, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 11, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-40120. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Judge Not Yet Assigned. The law firm of Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Arch Coal, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.