National Steel Corp.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $4,137 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $3,831 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 8,342
  • Sub-industry: 33 Primary Metal Industries
  • Place of incorporation: DE
  • Court for city of headquarters: IN South Bend
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Piper Rudnick
  • Date of filing: March 6, 2002
  • Judge at filing: John H. Squires
  • Court district of filing: IL ND
  • Court city of filing: Chicago
  • Case number: 02-08699
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Not tort
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop

  • Case transferred? no
  • Destination court of transfer: not applicable
  • Creditors committee appointed? yes
  • ยง363 sale: 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? yes
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: October 23, 2003
  • Judge at disposition: John H. Squires
  • Days from filing to disposition: 596

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? company did not emerge
  • Did firm refile? not emerged 5 years

The BRD has been supported by grants from these organizations:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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