Media & Entertainment Group Of The Year: Weil Gotshal

Law360, New York (January 13, 2012, 5:49 PM EST) -- When EchoStar Satellite LLC accused a group of  Walt Disney Co. networks of breach of contract, it was Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP's grasp on the complex technology at issue that saved the day, preserving $56 million for the broadcasters and earning Weil a place among Law360's Media and Entertainment Groups of 2011.

Weil's defense of accusations that the Disney channels tacked on extra charges for the licensing of their high-definition broadcast feeds, resolved successfully in October, serves as an example of the central challenge facing...
To view the full article, register now.