Articles Tagged with LexisNexis

The legal analytics company Lex Machina today announced what it is describing as the most ambitious and largest expansion yet of its analytics into a new practice area, commercial litigation. Since its acquisition in November 2015 by LexisNexis, Lex Machina has been using LexisNexis’s collection of federal and state docket data to expand its analytics platform […]

Legal research company Fastcase today announced that Steve Errick, who was most recently vice president and managing director for research information at LexisNexis, will join the company on July 1 as chief operating officer. Steve Errick Ed Walters, Fastcase CEO, told me that Errick is being brought on to help lead the growth and expansion […]

As I reported yesterday, LexisNexis has acquired legal-research start-up Ravel Law. One of Ravel’s most significant projects over the past two years has been its collaboration with Harvard Law School to digitize Harvard’s entire collection of U.S. case law, said to be the most comprehensive and authoritative database of American cases anywhere outside the Library […]

In major legal-industry news, LexisNexis Legal & Professional today announced its acquisition of Ravel Law, the legal research, analytics and visualization platform that empowers users to contextualize and interpret large amounts of legal information to uncover valuable insights. Rumors of the impending acquisition have been circulating for weeks. This morning, I spoke with Jeff Pfeifer, VP of product […]

In what it says is an industry first for a legal research platform, LexisNexis today is launching a multimedia civil procedure practice guide within Lexis Advance that includes not only text but also a series of more than 150 short videos embedded within the content. The new practice guide, The Wagstaffe Group Practice Guide: Federal […]

LexisNexis will turn off its Firm Manager practice management platform on Oct. 31, 2017. This follows news reported here in January that LexisNexis was discontinuing sales and suspending development of Firm Manager. A LexisNexis spokesperson said that the company will continue to support and operate the platform until Oct. 31, but that customers would be […]

Wolters Kluwer today announced that Jonah Paransky has been named executive vice president and general manager of its ELM Solutions business, a part of its Governance, Risk & Compliance group. ELM Solutions provides enterprise legal management software to facilitate workflow and collaboration in law firms, corporate legal departments and insurance claims organizations. Paransky was formerly […]

A new Silicon Valley legal technology accelerator launched by LexisNexis today named five startups selected to be its first participants. As I wrote here in December, LexisNexis launched the accelerator to help give legal tech startups a leg up. It is based in the Menlo Park offices of Lex Machina. The five participants were chosen […]

Westlaw and LexisNexis are typically viewed as the dominant leaders among legal research services. But a recent survey found that Fastcase is in a virtual dead heat with Westlaw and LexisNexis among smaller-firm lawyers. The just-released information comes from a survey conducted in 2016 by law practice management company Clio. The survey asked Clio users […]

At Legaltech in New York today, LexisNexis is unveiling a new cloud-based version of Lexis for Microsoft Office that is natively designed to work with Microsoft Office 365. The new version provides direct access to Lexis research and citation tools from directly within Microsoft Word Online from both desktop and mobile devices. This should be […]

Ever since LexisNexis acquired the legal analytics platform Lex Machina in November 2015, the plan has been to integrate Lex Machina across a range of LexisNexis products and, in particular, its Lexis Advance legal research platform. Today at the Legalweek conference in New York, LexisNexis officially launched the first stage of that integration, judge analytics. Now, as a […]