Lex Machina Wins Best Big Data Legal Analytics Solution 2016

Lex Machina wins award for three years in a row, enters The Recorder’s Hall of Fame

Menlo Park, CA — September 7 , 2016 — Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, today announced that its Legal Analytics® platform was named the Best Big Data Legal Analytics Solution by ALM’s The Recorder for the third year in a row. The recognition comes as part of The Recorder’s 10th annual ‘The Best’ reader survey, in which more than 2,200 legal professionals cast their votes for the products and service providers they find best serve the needs of the legal marketplace.

Over the past year, Lex Machina has made several enhancements to its Legal Analytics platform, with many new features and improvements designed to make using Legal Analytics easier, more insightful and more productive, including:

  • Attorney Data Engine: Dramatically improved the quality and accuracy of attorney data for District Court cases by extracting previously untapped information from federal dockets and documents, giving users a competitive advantage when it comes to crafting successful litigation strategy
  • Legal Analytics Apps: A unique suite of legal applications that provide instant, data-driven insights to help attorneys leverage Legal Analytics to win cases and close business
  • Platform Expansion: In July, Lex Machina expanded Legal Analytics beyond IP to cover securities law, the first of many planned expansions to cover every federal practice area, including antitrust, commercial, product liability, employment, commercial bankruptcy and more

“We are thrilled that The Recorder’s readers have once again recognized Lex Machina and our Legal Analytics platform as the best legal analytics solution,” said Josh Becker, CEO of Lex Machina. “Analytics have transformed many industries and many are speculating when it will transform law. This award is recognition that Lex Machina is delivering on the promise of Legal Analytics today and that our customers are reaping the benefits.”

About Lex Machina
Lex Machina’s award-winning Legal Analytics platform is a new category of legal technology that fundamentally changes how companies and law firms compete in the business and practice of law. Delivered as Software-as a-Service, Lex Machina provides strategic insights on judges, lawyers, parties, and IP, mined from millions of pages of legal information. This allows law firms and companies to predict the behaviors and outcomes that different legal strategies will produce, enabling them to win cases and close business.

Lex Machina is used by established companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Nike, and eBay, and prominent law firms like Wilson Sonsini, Fish & Richardson and Fenwick & West. Lex Machina was named one of the “Best New Legal Services” by readers of The Recorder in 2014, 2015 and 2016, and received the “Best New Product of the Year” award in 2015 from the American Association of Law Libraries.

Based in Silicon Valley, Lex Machina is part of LexisNexis, a leading information provider and a pioneer in delivering trusted legal content and insights through innovative research and productivity solutions, supporting the needs of legal professionals at every step of their workflow. By harnessing the power of Big Data, LexisNexis provides legal professionals with essential information and insights derived from an unmatched collection of legal and news content—fueling productivity, confidence and better outcomes.