Yesterday I wrote a post which criticized the methodology used by Law360 Pulse in their newly released Prestige Leaders Survey. The survey results are a composite score using four criteria (financial, awards, news and desirability) to measure law firms “prestige” ranking. Although I was impressed with their use of sentiment analysis algorithms for assessing positive
State Litigation Analytics — California was ground zero for the development of federal and state analytics. Gavelytics and Judicata were two of the earliest startups to tackle the challenges of state litigation analytics. Lex Machina, the pioneer in federal litigation analytics, entered the state litigation analytics market with the February launch of California and Texas modules and launched New York Courts in the fall.
Westlaw and Bloomberg Law which previously launched state analytics continues to build out state analytics content. Starts-ups Trellis and Unicourt joined the state analytics party in 2020. Fastcase/DocketAlarm continued building out their state litigation analytics and late in the year announced the acquisition of Judicata.