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Karl Harris Authors Article on Four Surprising Benefits of Legal Analytics

Attorney at Law Magazine recently featured an article written by Karl Harris, CEO of Lex Machina. In his article, Harris discusses recent “surprising” benefits of Legal Analytics: the optimization of the hiring process; the evolution of the alternative fee arrangement; the effectiveness and happiness of legal teams; and increased client transparency.

“These recent benefits may not have been the central focus when Legal Analytics was first launched,” Harris writes, “but they are as invaluable now as the original time-saving and opportunity-generating benefits.”

In the […]

By |2021-03-26T14:38:33-08:00March 31st, 2021|Analytics Articles|

Webcast on the Responsible Use of Legal Analytics

Lex Machina hosted a webcast on The Responsible Use of Legal Analytics on March 25, 2021. The webcast was hosted by Joshua Harvey, Manager of the Customer Success Team, and moderated by Carla Rydholm, Director of Product Management. The guest for the webcast was Kevin Miles, Manager of Library Services at Norton Rose Fulbright. The discussion covered several important topics including transparency, data interpretation, and user adoption.

“We get questions all the time about stats, and about graphs, and how those are created […]

By |2021-03-26T13:29:19-08:00March 29th, 2021|Analytics Articles, Legal Trends|

Exploring the Impact of the Pandemic on Litigation in Federal District Courts (January through October 2020)

Lex Machina monitors and reports on how courts are affected by the social changes due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic through our COVID-19 blog posts, the COVID-19 Impact Analyzer App that is publicly accessible, and in-product case tagging for litigation caused by COVID-19.  […]

By |2021-02-11T14:33:25-08:00December 3rd, 2020|Academic Articles, Analytics Articles, COVID-19, Legal Trends|

Lex Machina Releases its First Torts Report

Lex Machina is excited to announce the release of its first Torts Litigation Report. An overview of trends and insights in federal district court, the report includes data from 2010 through September 30, 2020. 

This report features statistics broken down into categories based on Lex Machina’s case-type tagging system.   […]

By |2021-02-11T14:36:37-08:00November 19th, 2020|Analytics Articles|

Lex Machina Releases 2020 Special Report: Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment Litigation

Lex Machina is proud to release its Special Report on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Employment Litigation in Federal Court. This Special Report examines the impact of COVID-19 on Employment litigation in federal district court. Part of this examination included surveying how court activity has changed in 2020 versus previous years. […]

By |2020-11-16T19:16:09-08:00November 2nd, 2020|Analytics Articles, Announcements, COVID-19, Reports|

The Ongoing Impact of the Pandemic on Case Filings in State Courts: June-September 2020

Not long after the COVID-19 pandemic began, Lex Machina analyzed its state civil trial court modules to examine how the pandemic-driven shutdown affected new case filings in state courts. Now, several months into the pandemic, Lex Machina conducted another survey of our state court data to provide an analysis of evolving trends. […]

By |2020-10-29T17:44:35-08:00October 28th, 2020|Analytics Articles, COVID-19, Legal Trends|

An Updated Analysis of Litigation Caused By COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to affect so many aspects of life, disputes caused by COVID-19 have increased and evolved. Lex Machina is tracking cases that have been filed due to the coronavirus health crisis or related societal changes. Previously, we tracked new litigation caused by COVID-19 for federal district court cases filed March 1 through May 2, 2020 and provided an update looking at March 1 through July 4, 2020.  […]

By |2020-10-28T00:54:51-08:00October 6th, 2020|Analytics Articles, COVID-19, Legal Trends|

Lex Machina Steps Forward to Fulfill Crucial Role in Wake of Pandemic

A recent article in CIO Applications discusses what happened when the disruptive effect of the pandemic extended to all areas of the legal profession. The article describes how Lex Machina stepped forward to aid the legal community by leveraging its position as a leading provider of legal analytics, in order to keep the legal industry apprised of updates in the court system. […]

By |2020-10-11T22:26:21-08:00September 28th, 2020|Analytics Articles, COVID-19|
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