Quick Tools

Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics Quick Tools combine instant access to analytic insights with ultimate ease of use. They deliver answers for specific use cases, such as comparing courts, judges, or law firms, early case assessment, motion strategy, and patent portfolio evaluation. These unique tools leverage Lex Machina’s Legal Analytics platform and our underlying data modules.

Outside Counsel Selector

Outside Counsel Selector enables you to create a quick but comprehensive side-by-side comparison of prospective outside counsel. You can search by practice area and venue (both federal district courts, state courts, or a combination of the two) to derive data-driven insights on the litigation experience of a selection of attorneys. For each practitioner being compared, you will gain an understanding of the number of cases litigated, case resolutions, top findings and remedies, and total damage awards.

This Quick Tool is a crucial asset in the important process of evaluating and assessing prospective outside counsel.

Outside Counsel Selector

Parties Comparator App

Parties Comparator

Parties Comparator allows lawyers to compare parties by different criteria, such as litigation volume, performance, and outcomes. For each party being compared, the tool shows damages, remedies and findings won and lost.

This Quick Tool is invaluable for companies to perform peer benchmarking and for law firms to better understand clients and assess prospects.

Courts & Judges Comparator

Courts and Judges Comparator enables attorneys to compare up to four federal districts and judges, to gain critical insights regarding caseloads, timing to key milestones, case resolutions, specific findings, and damages.

Plaintiffs’ attorneys can use the tool to compare multiple districts prior to filing, to select the one most likely to provide the most favorable outcome in the shortest amount of time.

Defense counsel can use the tool to make data-driven decisions about whether or not to pursue a transfer of venue and, if so, to which district.

Courts and Judges Comparator App

Law Firms Comparator

Law Firms Comparator enables powerful side-by-side comparison of up to four law firms, with instant display of a broad range of case-specific data.

It helps in-house counsel compare key factors, like win-rate, previous experience, case timing, and damages history.

Outside counsel can easily size up the competition, and business development can find new ways to tout their firm’s success.

Attorney Team Analyzer

Attorney Team Analyzer makes it easy to see the shared case history of a team of attorneys. How recently did these attorneys work together and on what cases? Enter up to five attorney names to see their personal case counts, the group’s shared case frequency, case type frequency, and a comprehensive list of all shared cases.

In-house counsel can use this information to size-up potential outside counsel by seeing how well and how often they’ve worked together in the past.

Attorney Team Analyzer App
Early Case Assessor

Early Case Assessor

Early Case Assessor enables lawyers to quickly assess the threat posed by a new case. Enter the name of the plaintiff and the plaintiff’s law firm, and immediately get an overview of the plaintiff’s litigation history.

  • Did the plaintiff recently file cases against many other defendants like you?
  • Where does the plaintiff typically file suit?
  • How much experience does the law firm have?
  • What kind of clients do they typically represent?

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Patent Portfolio Evaluator

Patent Portfolio Evaluator gives attorneys the complete litigation history for an entire patent portfolio in one report.

  • See the District Court, PTAB, and ITC cases in which each patent has been litigated.
  • Examine any damages awarded or findings of infringement, invalidity, or unenforceability.
  • Quickly determine whether each patent has been battle-tested by extensive litigation, and understand the results of that litigation.

Product Liability Expert Explorer

Product Liability Expert Explorer gives attorneys insight into the admissibility of expert witness testimony in Product Liability cases. Enter the name of an expert witness, and immediately see their admissibility record, which judges ruled on their admissibility, top parties who retained the expert, and all relevant admissibility orders. Searching by judge or court provides analytics on admissibility of expert witnesses, top witnesses, and top parties moving to retain.

COVID-19 Impact Analyzer

Lex Machina’s COVID-19 Impact Analyzer gives attorneys invaluable insights into how COVID-19 affected federal district court litigation. It provides curated data and Legal Analytics from cases filed in federal district court that can be analyzed by the total number of cases filed, new case filings by practice area, findings, and complaints that reference COVID-19. This powerful tool allows individuals and organizations to gain data-driven understanding of how COVID-19 impacted the legal profession.

A version of COVID-19 Impact Analyzer is available to the general public here.

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COVID-19 Impact Analyzer App

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