Case Background

On December 14, 2016, Violin Memory, Inc. (the "Debtor") filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case is pending before the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein.

The Bar Date established by the Bankruptcy Court for filing Proofs of Claim was March 21, 2017.

Important Information & Dates

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtor's First Day Motions was held on December 15, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. (ET) before the Honorable Laurie Selber Silverstein, United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 Market St., 6th Fl., Courtroom #2, Wilmington, Delaware. A final hearing on certain First Day Motions was held on January 6, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. (ET).

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

First Day Motions

First Day Orders

Sale of Company Assets

On December 14, 2016, the Debtors filed a motion to sell substantially all of their assets. On January 6, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving bidding and auction procedures in connection with such sale. The Bankruptcy Court held a hearing to consider approval of the sale on January 30, 2017.

Please click below to view and download documents related to the Debtors' Sale:

Sale Documents

Deadline to File Claims

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

General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units): March 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (ET) (extended from March 20, 2017)

Governmental Unit Bar Date: June 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

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



Plan Effective Date


Omnibus Hearing

11:00 a.m. (ET)
10:00 AM (ET)

Further Interim Hearing Date


Debtors' Counsel

Bayard, P.A.

222 Delaware Avenue, Suite 900
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.655.5000
Scott D. Cousins
Justin R. Alberto
Gregory J. Flasser

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

1540 Broadway
New York, NY   10036-4039
Phone: 212.858.1000
Deryck A. Palmer
David S. Forsh

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Four Embarcadero Center, 22nd Floor
San Francisco, CA   94111-5998
Phone: 415.983.1000
Cecily A. Dumas

Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors

Cooley LLP

The Grace Building
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY   10036-7798
Phone: 212.479.6000
Fax: 212.479.6275
Jay Indyke
Robert Winning

Elliott Greenleaf

1105 North Market Street
Suite 1700
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.384.9401
Fax: 302.384.9399
Rafael X. Zahralddin

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

844 King Street, Suite 2207
Lockbox 35
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.573.6491
Fax: 302.573.6497
Tim Fox

United States Bankruptcy Court

824 Market Street North, 3rd Floor
Wilmington, DE   19801
Phone: 302.252.2900


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
16-12782 Violin Memory, Inc. December 14, 2016