On May 27, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 277 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as Committee Counsel. Objections/Request for Hearing Due in 7 days. Filed by Creditor Committee Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Goodrich Petroleum Corporation, et al. (Schultz, Sarah)
Goodrich Petroleum Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 15, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-31975. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Marvin Isgur. The law firm of Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Goodrich Petroleum Corporation in the bankruptcy case.