September 4, 2009
The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel reported that the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Bender Shipbuilding & Repair has retained Kelley Drye & Warren LLP as counsel.
It noted that three of Bender's creditors filed an involuntary Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Alabama. On July 1, 2009 Bender consented to the bankruptcy filing and had its case converted to Chapter 11.
On July 31, 2009, the Committee selected Kelley Drye as counsel.