Modell’s Sporting Goods, Inc.

Case No. 20-14179


Case Background

On March 11, 2020, Modell's Sporting Goods, Inc. and thirteen 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 District of New Jersey.  The cases are pending before the Honorable Vincent F. Papalia, and are jointly administered under Case No. 20-14179.

Important Information & Dates

 

Temporary Suspension of Debtors' Chapter 11 Cases

On March 27, 2020, the Court entered an order suspending these chapter 11 cases through and including April 30, 2020, without prejudice to the Debtors’ right to seek further extensions of time [Docket No. 166]. A hearing is scheduled for April 30, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. to consider, among other things, a further extension of the suspension.

First Day Hearing

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on March 13, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (ET) before the Honorable Vincent F. Papalia, in Courtroom 3B of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey, 50 Walnut Street, Third Floor, Newark, New Jersey 07102. 

The final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions previously scheduled for April 6, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (ET), will be rescheduled for a later date.  This webpage will be updated as soon as more information is available.

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

First Day Motions
First Day Orders

Section 341 Meeting of Creditors

In accordance with Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code, a meeting of the Debtors' creditors is scheduled for June 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (ET), at One Newark Center, Suite 1401, Newark, NJ 07102

In the event the meeting is conducted telephonically or rescheduled to a later date, such information will appear here and on the court docket. Please check before you attend the meeting.

The debtors’ representative must attend the meeting to be questioned under oath. Creditors may attend, but are not required to do so.


Dates

April 30 2020 Hearing to Consider Case Suspension Extension 10:00 a.m. (ET)   Add to Calendar
June 3 2020 Meeting of Creditors 10:00 a.m. (ET) Document re: N... Add to Calendar

Parties

Debtors' Counsel

  • Cole Schotz P.C.

    25 Main Street
    P.O. Box 800
    Hackensack, NJ   07601
    https://www.coleschotz.com/
    Phone: 201.489.3000
    Fax: 201.489.1536

    Michael D. Sirota
    David M. Bass
    Felice R. Yudkin

Creditors' Committee Counsel

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP (NY)

    1251 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY   10020
    Phone: 212.262.6700

    Jeffrey Cohen

  • Lowenstein Sandler LLP (NJ)

    One Lowenstein Drive
    Roseland, NJ   07068
    Phone: 973.597.2500

    Nicole Fulfree
    Michael Papandrea

United States Trustee and Court Information

Debtors

Case Number Debtor Name Petition Date
Case Number 20-14179 Debtor Name Modell’s Sporting Goods, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14182 Debtor Name Modell’s CT II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14193 Debtor Name Modell’s DC II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14194 Debtor Name Modell’s DE II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14195 Debtor Name Modell’s II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14197 Debtor Name Modell’s Maryland II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14202 Debtor Name Modell’s Massachusetts, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14206 Debtor Name Modell’s NH, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14178 Debtor Name Modell’s NJ II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14208 Debtor Name Modell’s NY II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14209 Debtor Name Modell’s Online, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14211 Debtor Name Modell’s PA II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14212 Debtor Name Modell’s VA II, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020
Case Number 20-14213 Debtor Name MSG Licensing, Inc. Petition Date March 11, 2020