On March 17, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Capitol Lakes, Inc. (f/k/a Meriter Retirement Services, Inc.) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 186 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ DLA Piper LLP (US) as Counsel to the Debtor Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date filed by Thomas R. Califano on behalf of Capitol Lakes, Inc.. [Note: FRBP 6003 prohibits the Court from issuing an order prior to 3/31/2016.] (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit (s) A – Califano Declaration # (2) Exhibit (s) B – Conroy Declaration # (3) Exhibit (s) C – Engagement Letter # (4) Notice of Application) (Califano, Thomas)
Capitol Lakes, Inc. (f/k/a Meriter Retirement Services, Inc.) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 20, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Wisconsin. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-10158. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert Martin . The law firm of DLA Piper US LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Capitol Lakes, Inc. (f/k/a Meriter Retirement Services, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.