“LexisNexis Legal & Professional is eliminating 205 positions nationally, according to an email from Mike Walsh, chief executive of LexisNexis Legal & Professional, sent to employees Thursday afternoon. The cuts are coming after a recent joint venture of a LexisNexis’ Internet marketing division with marketing company Internet Brands, which was announced Aug. 30.” (via Dayton Daily News)
Lexis Advance Voted Best Online Legal Research Provider in Annual The Legal Intelligencer “Best Of” Reader Survey
“LexisNexis® Legal & Professional announced today that Lexis Advance, the company’s primary online legal research solution, has been voted the best online legal research provider in The Legal Intelligencer’s “Best Of 2013” survey of Pennsylvania legal professionals. The recognition is one of six category wins for LexisNexis solutions in this year’s survey.” (via LexisNexis.
“Walking through LexisNexis’ Cary facility underscores big changes in the legal-services industry. The company’s hallmark service has long provided information about court cases to attorneys. More recently, it has expanded into software – particularly programs for managing law firms of varying sizes – mainly by buying smaller developers. Those operations are centered at LexisNexis’ facility on Regency Parkway, where about 225 people now work.” (via Triangle Business Journal)
“LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that, together with Reed Elsevier Properties SA, it has acquired the acclaimed publishing brands and businesses of Sheshunoff™ and A.S. Pratt from the Thompson Media Group. Financial details of the transaction are not being disclosed. Widely known for its “how to” guides for compliance professionals, the Sheshunoff collection of publications includes more than 100 titles offering expert information critical for the financial services industry with a strong focus on federally regulated banking and credit union lending activities. The A.S. Pratt collection has established itself as the “gold standard” of analytical content for the banking and commercial practice areas and includes 40 industry-leading titles covering key legal and regulatory issues – including respected treatises, journals and newsletters such as the Banking Law Journal, Pratt’s Letter, Brady on Bank Checks, Clark’s The Law of Secured Transactions, and others” (via LexisNeis)
New Release of Lexis for Microsoft Office Now Integrates with Lexis Advance Content and Expands Functionality
“NEW YORK, LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading provider of content and technology solutions, today announced that its industry-leading legal drafting solution, Lexis® for Microsoft® Office now integrates with Lexis Advance®. With the advanced features, functionality and content of Lexis Advance, Lexis for Microsoft Office now offers users even more options to quickly surface relevant results directly within their legal drafting process, streamline their workflow and improve the quality of their work product – directly embedded within Microsoft® Word and Outlook®.” (via LexisNexis)