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Washington area bankruptcy filings for the week of Feb. 6

These firms recently filed with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s local court clerk’s offices.

Under Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code, a company is protected from claims by creditors while it attempts to reorganize its finances under a plan approved by the court.

In a Chapter 7 liquidation, a court trustee sells assets to pay creditors’ claims. The company then ceases operations.

Eastern Virginia District

Alexandria Division

Wm. L. Griffith & Co.

580 Herndon Parkway, Ste. 500, Herndon, Va. 20170

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 12-10476-BFK

Date filed: Jan. 25

Attorney: Lawrence A. Katz, 703-584-8362

Assets: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Liabilities: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Largest unsecured creditor: BB&T, $350,165

Bengal Kabab Inc.

20070 Ashbrook Commons Plaza, Ashburn, Va. 20147

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 12-10596-BFK

Date filed: Jan. 31

Attorney: Katherine Martell, 703-385-6868

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: zero to $50,000

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

Maryland District

Greenbelt

W & P Enterprises Inc.

48673 Trapp Rd., Saint Inigoes, Md. 20684

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-11183

Date filed: Jan. 25

Attorney: Richard M. McGill, 301-627-5222

Assets: $100,001 to $500,000

Liabilities: $500,001 to $1 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

5001 SHR LLC

5001 Silver Hill Rd., Suitland, Md. 20746

Type of filing: Chapter 11 reorganization

Case number: 12-11287

Date filed: Jan. 26

Attorney: Justin P. Fasano, 703-280-3385

Assets: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Liabilities: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Unknown

Electric System Services LLC

22515 Gateway Center Dr., Clarksburg, Md. 20871

Type of filing: Chapter 7 liquidation

Case number: 12-11311

Date filed: Jan. 27

Attorney: Alan S. Kerxton, 301-838-3213

Assets: $100,001 to $500,000

Liabilities: $1,000,001 to $10 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

Interior Metal Equipment Erection

5339 46th Ave., Hyattsville, Md. 20781

Case number: Chapter 7 liquidation

Date filed: Jan. 27

Attorney: David E. Lynn, 301-255-0100

Assets: zero to $50,000

Liabilities: $500,001 to $1 million

Largest unsecured creditor: Not disclosed

— Compiled by Vanessa Small

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