Media & Entertainment MVP: Weil's David Yohai

By Kat Greene (November 19, 2013, 7:13 PM EST) -- Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP attorney David Yohai spared client ESPN Inc. from having to pay nearly $280 million in separate contractual disputes this year, earning him a spot on Law360's list of Media & Entertainment MVPs.

Yohai is co-head of Weil's complex commercial litigation practice, and in his work for clients such as ESPN, Discovery Communications Inc., Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. and DirecTV, he's becoming something of an expert in the contractual disputes that arise between the creators of content and the distributors.

The changing landscape of how viewers watch television and the willingness of his clients to go to...

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