Swift Energy Company Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On February 16, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Swift Energy Company and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 278 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as Co Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors Filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. Hearing scheduled for 3/8/2016 at 11:30 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #4, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 3/1/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B # (3) Exhibit C) (Devan, Emily)

Swift Energy Company filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on December 31, 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 15-12670. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Swift Energy Company in the bankruptcy case.


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