“Uncertainty”
is the word which best describes the atmosphere in Washington, DC as the city
prepares for the new administration. This uncertainty is driving traffic
to  a relatively new product called  VoxGov.  The VoxGov website
offers a treasure-trove of hidden government data and an alerting system for anyone trying to understand
track  the statements

When Lex Machina was acquired by LexisNexis last year, the company promised that the huge Lexis data archive would be leveraged to expand Lex Machina beyond its original intellectual property
offerings. Last summer they announced the launch of a securities analytics product. Today they are announcing the launch of an antitrust analytics product.The new module

Today Bloomberg announced the launch of a new analytics
product that transforms data on more than 3 .5 million companies, 7,000 law
firms and all active federal judges into actionable insights. The product is positioned as strategic planning tool for litigators by analyzing   past patterns of judges behavior such as motion grants/denials and time to trial.

Coverage:*

  • Motion Outcomes and

Just in case you are not tuning out any mention of the 2016 Presidential Election– I recently learned that LexisNexis has posted  an interactive 2016 Presidential Election News  Tracker Page. The page shows coverage trends  for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton,  and  the Vice Presidential Candidates Mike Pence and Tim Kaine. It also charts, share

Lex Machina is not a hard product to use. It is loaded with data and offers lawyers an infinite landscape of  data permutations. As I have often said “lawyers don’t want research products that make them feel like they are wiring a powerplant. They want to flip a light switch.” In 2014 Lex Machina launched three desktop ‘” apps”: the early case assessor,

AALL has released the September/October  issue of Spectrum magazine. Articles of interest to law firm leaders include:
  • Zena Applebaum on 10 Best Practices for Competitive Intelligence;
  • Rand Christianson on managing your PR message;
  • Michael Saint-Onge – Upping Your Swagger
  • Sarah Mauldin and Diane Koppang on Legal Analytics
  • Mark Gediman on Artificial Intelligence
  • Jean O’Grady on 13

Today Lex Machina launched the first
analytics product for securities litigators at event in New York City, which was held at the Park
Avenue Gansevoort Hotel. I had the opportunity to attend today’s event featuring two of  Lex Machina’s top executives. Josh Becker, CEO introduced the company and Owen Byrd, Chief
Evangelist and General Counsel,

Last month LexisNexis 
announced a new release of Lexis Advance which offered customers enhanced news
services and legislative insights. Legislative Outlook offers predictive
analytics and data visualization for proposed legislation.  Legislative
Outlook will be available  at no charge to subscribers through November
30, 2016, except where a gratis subscription is precluded by law (e.g. Federal