On March 7, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Verso Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 389 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP as Co-Counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors Filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors. Hearing scheduled for 4/20/2016 at 10:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #3, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 4/4/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Notice # (2) Proposed Form of Order # (3) Declaration of Glenn Reisman # (4) Declaration of Ericka F. Johnson # (5) Certificate of Service) (Johnson, Ericka)
Verso Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 26, 2016. 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 16-10163. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Gross. The law firm of O’Melveny & Myers LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Verso Corporation in the bankruptcy case.