Pa. Gov. Taps Ex-Cozen Atty As Harrisburg Receiver

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 4:01 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Friday that he had tapped a former Cozen O'Connor attorney who specializes in public finance to head a state takeover of Harrisburg, Pa., which filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in October.

Under Corbett's direction, the secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development filed a petition in Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Friday to appoint David Unkovic as receiver for the distressed capital city. The court has 15 days to hold a hearing on the petition and 60 days to...
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