Bankrupt Transmission Plant Hires Midwest Firm

Law360, New York (November 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Getrag Transmission Manufacturing LLC has retained the Midwest firm of McDonald Hopkins LLC as it navigates a potentially complex bankruptcy that grew out of a botched deal with Chrysler LLC to build a $530 million transmission plant.

The debtor filed a motion Monday to retain the 150-attorney Cleveland-based firm in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

"We're going to work as expeditiously as possible" on the case, McDonald Hopkins Partner Stephen M. Gross said on Tuesday. "Our intent is to pursue recovery...
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