Philadelphia Newspapers Seeks To Probe Recordings

Law360, New York (March 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bankrupt Philadelphia Newspapers LLC has asked a judge to allow it to hire a law firm to investigate unauthorized recordings of confidential prepetition meetings between the company and senior secured lenders.

In a filing Monday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the newspaper company asked to hire Elliott Greenleaf & Siedzikowski PC as special counsel to perform “specific nonbankruptcy related legal services.”

Philadelphia Newspapers said it wants to hire the firm to investigate the possibility that the meetings were recorded. It...
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