Peabody Energy Corporation Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Application For Authority To Retain Professionals

On June 1, 2016, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Peabody Energy Corporation and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 630 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Application to Employ Spencer Fane, LLP as Local Counsel for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors Filed by Creditor Committee The Official Unsecured Creditors Committee (Dreisewerd, Sherry)

Peabody Energy Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on April 13, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-42529. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Barry Schermer. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Peabody Energy Corporation in the bankruptcy case.


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