Sullivan & Cromwell Directing Dish's Clearwire Play

Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT) -- Sullivan & Cromwell LLP emerged Thursday as the law firm behind Dish Network Corp.'s play for Clearwire Corp. — not a surprise, given the firm's telecom work and its conspicuous absence so far, but finally answering one of the saga's big mysteries.

Representatives for the law firm and Dish had declined repeatedly to confirm the relationship. But it surfaced on a U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission filing, in which Dish detailed its eleventh-hour $6.6 billion bid for the struggling broadband company.

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