Case Background

On March 31, 2018, FirstEnergy Solutions, Corp. and 6 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Judge Alan M. Koschik and are jointly administered under Case No. 18-50757.

Important Information & Dates

Plan & Disclosure Statement

On February 11, 2019, the Debtors filed their Plan of Reorganization and the Disclosure Statement related thereto. On May 29, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement. The Bankruptcy Court held a hearing to consider confirmation of the Plan on August 20, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. (ET).  The hearing has been continued to a date not yet set by the Court.

Deadline to File Claims

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

General Bar Date: October 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Prevailing Eastern Time)

Governmental Unit Bar Date: October 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (Prevailing Eastern Time)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on April 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM (ET) before the Honorable Judge Alan M. Koschik, United States Bankruptcy Judge for United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio, at 455 U.S. Courthouse, 2 South Main Street, Akron, Ohio 44308.  A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on April 26, 2018 at 9:00 AM (ET).

The Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors was held on May 30, 2018 at 1:00 PM (ET).

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Parties wishing to appear or audit hearings telephonically must register with Court Solutions, a private vendor, at Court Solutions will provide call-in instructions on their website to registered participants. A daily fee will apply. In order to access the hearing, participants will need the name of the presiding judge and the scheduled date and time of the hearing.

Please click below to view and download the Form Declaration of Disinterestedness:

Form Declaration of Disinterestedness

Please click below to view and download the Schedule of Searched Parties (Schedule 1 to Akin Gump Retention Application [Docket No. 234]):

Schedule of Searched Parties

Additional Schedule of Searched Parties

Second Additional Schedule of Searched Parties



Confirmation Hearing

9:30 a.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)

Omnibus Hearing

10:00 a.m. (ET)
9:00 AM (ET)

Final Hearing on Certain of the First Day Motions

10:00 AM (ET)

Hearing re Contracts

10:00 AM (ET)

Hearing re Payments

2:30 p.m. (ET)

Confirmation Telephonic Conference

9:30 a.m. (ET)


Debtors' Counsel

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

One Bryant Park
Bank of America Tower
New York, NY   10036-6745
Phone: 212.872.1000
Fax: 212.872.1002
Ira Dizengoff
Lisa Beckerman
Brad Kahn

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

1333 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.   20036
Phone: 202.887.4000
Fax: 202.887.4288
Scott Alberino
Kate Doorley

Brouse McDowell LPA

388 South Main Street
Suite 500
Akron, OH   44311
Phone: 330.535.5711
Fax: 330.253.8601
Marc B. Merklin
Kate M. Bradley
Bridget A. Franklin

Debtors' Financial Advisors

Alvarez & Marsal North America, LLC

600 Madison Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY   10022
Phone: 212.759.4433
Fax: 212.759.5532

Counsel to The Unsecured Creditors Committee

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

28 Liberty Street
New York, NY   10005
Phone: 212.530.5567
Fax: 212.530.5219
Evan R. Fleck, Esq.
Dennis F. Dunne, Esq.
Parker Milender, Esq.; Alexander B. Lees, Esq.

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

1850 KI Street, NW
Suite 1100
Washington, DC   20006
Phone: 202.835.7500
Fax: 202.263.7586
Andrew M. Leblanc, Esq.
Aaron L. Renenger, Esq.

Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP

200 Public Square
Suite 2800
Cleveland, OH   44114
Phone: 216.621.0150
Fax: 216.241.2824
Lawrence E. Oscar, Esq.
Daniel A. DeMarco, Esq.
Christopher B. Wick, Esq.; Rocco I. Debitetto, Esq.

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of The United States Trustee

Howard M. Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse
201 Superior Avenue East, Suite 441
Cleveland, OH   44114
Phone: 216.522.7800
Fax: 216.522.7193
Tiiara Patton

United States Bankruptcy Court

John F. Seiberling Federal Building Courthouse
455 U.S. Courthouse
2 South Main Street
Akron, OH   44308
Phone: 330.252.6100
Fax: 330.252.6115


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-50757 FirstEnergy Solutions Corp. March 31, 2018
18-50759 FE Aircraft Leasing Corp. March 31, 2018
18-50762 FirstEnergy Generation, LLC March 31, 2018
18-50763 FirstEnergy Generation Mansfield Unit 1 Corp. March 31, 2018
18-50760 FirstEnergy Nuclear Generation, LLC March 31, 2018
18-50761 FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Company March 31, 2018
18-50764 Norton Energy Storage L.L.C. March 31, 2018