How They Won It: Gibson Dunn Hunch Nets Cablevision $700M

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 4:43 PM EST) -- Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP got a whiff of something fishy on the eve of the jury trial they were litigating for Cablevision Systems Corp. and former subsidiary AMC Networks Inc. over high-definition television programming — and pursuing that suspicion proved pivotal to securing a $700 million settlement with Dish Network Corp. not long after.

When Dish's Morrison & Foerster LLP attorneys asked during a pretrial conference earlier this year that the jury not be told attorney-client privilege was the reason for some of the redactions...
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