Articles Tagged with Lex Machina

Aiming to help give legal tech startups a leg up, LexisNexis today announced the launch of a legal tech accelerator. It will be located in the Menlo Park, Calif., offices of its legal analytics unit, Lex Machina, and will be led by Lex Machina’s CEO Josh Becker. Josh Becker “The accelerator will leverage the vast […]

This is a screencap taking during a demo I was given last week by Brian Howard, Lex Machina’s legal data scientist. The legal analytics company Lex Machina is announcing today its expansion into a third practice area, antitrust law. This follows its expansion in July to add securities law. Until its acquisition last year by […]

Lex Machina today unveiled two “comparator apps” designed to make it simpler to access specific types of analytics insights. One, the Courts & Judges Comparator, allows up to four federal judges and courts to be compared for caseloads, case timelines, and other analytics. The other, the Law Firms Comparator, allows the same sorts of comparisons […]

Obtain breakdowns of case resolutions in securities matters. In the first of its promised expansions into other practice areas following its acquisition last November by LexisNexis, Lex Machina today announced its addition of securities law to its legal analytics platform. Until today, Lex Machina had focused exclusively on intellectual property. But ever since its acquisition […]

On this Friday the 13th, catching up on some of the week’s news and updates: How AI And Crowdsourcing Are Remaking The Legal Profession. Fast Company writer Sean Captain picks up on recent posts of mine about legal startups (here and here) and goes in deeper, looking at three of the startups leading the charge: […]

Lex Machina CEO Josh Becker and GC Owen Byrd at Legaltech in New York last week. Legal analytics company Lex Machina — which LexisNexis acquired in November — is introducing a new feature today that is designed to correct and improve upon the information PACER provides about attorneys of record in federal district court lawsuits. Called […]

I am very pleased to announce the launch of our new podcast, Law Technology Now, co-hosted with Monica Bay, longtime editor of Law Technology News now a fellow at CodeX, the Stanford Center for Legal Informatics, and produced by the Legal Talk Network. In each episode, Monica and I will explore the latest in legal […]

What have been 2015’s most important developments in legal technology? For the past two years, I’ve posted my picks of the top developments in legal tech (2014, 2013). With another year under our belts, it’s time to look back at 2015. What follows are my picks for the year’s most important legal technology developments. As […]

Last week – three weeks after the acquisition of Lex Machina by LexisNexis – I had an opportunity to talk to Josh Becker, Lex Machina’s CEO, about the deal and about what had transpired in its aftermath. My first question to him was why the deal made sense for Lex Machina. His answer in a […]

Following up on my posts earlier today (here and here) about the acquisition by LexisNexis of Silicon Valley legal analytics company Lex Machina, I had an opportunity to speak with Steven Errick, vice president and managing director of research services at LexisNexis, who gave me more details about the deal and plans for the future. With […]

[For an update, see: LexisNexis VP Steven Errick Discusses Lex Machina Acquisition.] Following up on my earlier post today, Rumor Mill: Is LexisNexis About to Buy Lex Machina?, I have received confirmation from LexisNexis that the acquisition has taken place. Here’s the note I received from Ashley Jefferson, communications coordinator for LexisNexis: In response to your recent inquiry, […]