On May 17, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 398 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application/Motion to Employ/Retain Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP as Special Counsel Filed by Don Beskrone. Hearing scheduled for 7/8/2016 at 11:00 AM at US Bankruptcy Court, 824 Market St., 5th Fl., Courtroom #6, Wilmington, Delaware. Objections due by 6/29/2016. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Declaration # (2) Exhibit B – Proposed Order # (3) Notice # (4) Certificate of Service) (Mickler, IV, Frederick)
Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 14, 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 15-12136. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of McDermott Will & Emery is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.