Articles Tagged with Lex Machina

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, […]

Ravel Law’s Judge Analytics. Imagine if you could predict how a particular judge might rule on your summary judgment motion. Or if you knew which cases the judge found most persuasive so you could emphasize them in your memorandum? How would it affect your pretrial strategy if you knew your opponent’s motion might not get […]

At her Dewey B. Strategic blog, Jean O’Grady took an unscientific but nonetheless fascinating poll of her readers to ask them about the best new products they became aware of in 2014. She also asked them about the products or services they would like to have but that do not currently exist. Jean is director […]