WCI Steel Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $693 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $540 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 1,800
  • Sub-industry: 33 Primary Metal Industries
  • Place of incorporation: OH
  • Court for city of headquarters: OH Youngstown
  • In business at filing? yes

Chapter 11 case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Squire Sanders
  • Date of filing: 9/16/2003
  • Court district of filing: OH ND
  • Court city of filing: Youngstown
  • Case number: 03-44662
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Filed at headquarters

  • Case transferred? yes
  • Destination court of transfer: Akron
  • Creditors committee appointed? yes
  • §363 sale: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? yes
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: 3/30/2006
  • Judge at disposition: Marilyn Shea-Stonum
  • Days from filing to disposition: 926

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Company emerged
  • Did firm refile? emerged 5 years, did not refile

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