On May 6, 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 359 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP as Special Litigation Counsel Filed by Debtor Peabody Energy Corporation (Cousins, Steven)
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.