Dana Bids To Retain Skadden Arps As Special Counsel

Law360, New York (August 23, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Beleaguered auto supplier Dana Corp. has asked the bankruptcy court for permission to retain Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP as its special counsel throughout its Chapter 11 proceedings.

Dana filed the request on Tuesday with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan, just six months after the Ohio-based manufacturer first entered bankruptcy protection.

If the bid is approved, D.J. Baker will front Skadden Arps’ efforts as the principal assigned to the case.

The firm’s duties will include advising the audit committee and independent directors of...
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