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Top Challenges Solved by State & Local Government Users of Lexis Advance

What challenges are you solving by using Lexis Advance?

Need for legal research
86%
Need for greater search efficiency
42%
Need for comprehensive & relevant results
41%
Need for increased breadth and strength of content
22%
Need to access public records
22%
Need to control research costs
17%
Need to check citation formats & build TOAs
13%
Need to stay current on latest developments
12%
Need to access research on my tablet or smartphone
8%
Need to manage risk
6%
Other
5%

Most Trusted Source for Locating or Investigating People and Businesses

Is Accurint for Legal Professionals the source you trust most to locate and/or investigate people or businesses?

Yes: 81%
No: 19%

Confidence in Accurint for Legal Professionals

When using Accurint for Legal Professionals, are you confident you’re searching the most comprehensive public records database in the industry?

Yes: 77%
No: 23%

Superior Public Records Content for Solo Attorneys on Accurint for Legal Professionals

Which content sets/offerings within Accurint for Legal Professionals do you feel are superior to other public records providers?

Comprehensive Person reports
83%
Motor Vehicle data
33%
Real-time phones
28%

Superior Public Records Content Available on Accurint for Legal Professionals

Which content sets/offerings within Accurint for Legal Professionals do you feel are superior to other public records providers?

Comprehensive Person reports
73%
Real-time phones
33%
Motor Vehicle data
26%
Comprehensive Business reports
26%

Top 5 Ways Solo Attorneys Use Accurint for Legal Professionals

For what tasks do you use Accurint for Legal Professionals?

Locate people such as witnesses, parties to legal action, etc.
83%
Investigate people and businesses
78%
Track ownership of assets
50%
Identify associates, relatives and neighbors
39%
Locate beneficiaries
22%

Top 5 Ways to Use Accurint for Legal Professionals

For what tasks do you use Accurint for Legal Professionals?

Locate people such as witnesses, parties to legal action, etc.
85%
Investigate people and businesses
68%
Track ownership of assets
45%
Identify associates, relatives and neighbors
32%
Research fact or expert witnesses
25%

Top 5 Reasons Solo Attorneys Use Accurint for Legal Professionals

Why does your organization use Accurint for Legal Professionals?

Is the best source for locating people
83%
Uncovers information we wouldn’t otherwise find
67%
Offers the most accurate information available
56%
Enables us to spend less time data gathering and more time analyzing/decision making
50%
Allows us to check all 50 states with one search
44%

Top 5 Reasons to use Accurint for Legal Professionals

Why does your organization use Accurint for Legal Professionals?

Is the best source for locating people
61%
Uncovers information we wouldn’t otherwise find
45%
Is the best source for investigating people and businesses
44%
Allows us to check all 50 states with one search
40%
Enables us to spend less time data gathering and more time analyzing/decision making
38%

Shepard’s® Customer Survey

What types of challenges does Shepard’s help you solve?

Know that authorities are still good law
97%
Improve productivity by streamlining & expediting research
59%
Find additional authority to bolster arguments
88%
Ensure you aren’t missing pertinent legal info that could hurt your case
71%
Improve service to clients and/or internal stakeholders
20%
Avoid costly mistakes
38%
Reduce research costs
21%
Other
2%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

What critical labor or employment law-related tasks do you perform with LexisNexis?

Conduct research to understand legal issues
88%
Set up alerts to stay on top of news, emerging issues and trends
8%
Use treatises, checklists and guides for task-based expert guidance
26%
Locate precedent language for drafting
40%
Prepare for negotiation, arbitration and mediation
29%
Advise clients and/or employers regarding laws and regulations impacting employment practices
47%
Determine cause of action
29%
Prepare for trial
52%
Research parties involved in a case
25%
Other
5%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

What value does LexisNexis provide for your labor or employment matters or practice?

Helps strengthen labor or employment work with guidance from leading authoritative treatises and expert analyses
25%
Helps us be thorough in our labor or employment research with access to the primary sources we need
70%
Helps us be more confident in the accuracy of our labor or employment work
41%
Helps gain insight to form successful labor or employment litigation or compliance strategies
22%
Helps us stay informed of developing news and trends in labor and employment so that we are aware of changes and events that impact our clients or organization
16%
Helps save time and research labor or employment matters more efficiently
52%
Other
11%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

Choose the statements below that represent the value LexisNexis provides for your labor or employment matters or practice.

Helps strengthen labor or employment work with guidance from leading authoritative treatises and expert analyses
25%
Helps us be thorough in our labor or employment research with access to the primary sources we need
67%
Helps us be more confident in the accuracy of our labor or employment work
37%
Helps gain insight to form successful labor or employment litigation or compliance strategies
16%
Helps us stay informed of developing news and trends in labor and employment so that we are aware of changes and events that impact our clients or organization
12%
Helps save time and research labor or employment matters more efficiently
55%
Other
15%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

What types of law-related labor or employment challenges does LexisNexis help you solve?

The need to stay on top of emerging issues and trends
32%
The need to know the current state of the law (case law, statutes, regulations, etc.)
82%
The need for practical guidance from authorities in the field
29%
The need to pinpoint precedent language for drafting and negotiating
37%
The need to maintain employment compliance
21%
The need to access comprehensive content to help research and prepare cases
61%
The need to inform litigation strategies
36%
Other
5%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

What critical labor or employment law-related tasks do you perform with LexisNexis?

Conduct research to understand legal issues
89%
Set up alerts to stay on top of news, emerging issues and trends
6%
Use treatises, checklists and guides for task-based expert guidance
27%
Locate precedent language for drafting
41%
Prepare for negotiation, arbitration and mediation
32%
Advise clients and/or employers regarding laws and regulations impacting employment practices
46%
Determine cause of action
39%
Prepare for trial
55%
Research parties involved in a case
24%
Other
6%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

What types of labor or employment law-related challenges does LexisNexis help you solve?

The need to stay on top of emerging issues and trends
30%
The need to know the current state of the law (case law, statutes, regulations, etc.)
81%
The need for practical guidance from authorities in the field
30%
The need to pinpoint precedent language for drafting and negotiating
35%
The need to maintain employment compliance
18%
The need to access comprehensive content to help research and prepare cases
62%
The need to inform litigation strategies
32%
Other
7%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

What types of labor or employment law-related challenges does LexisNexis help you solve?

The need to stay on top of emerging issues and trends
30%
The need to know the current state of the law (case law, statutes, regulations, etc.)
81%
The need for practical guidance from authorities in the field
30%
The need to pinpoint precedent language for drafting and negotiating
35%
The need to maintain employment compliance
18%
The need to access comprehensive content to help research and prepare cases
62%
The need to inform litigation strategies
32%
Other
7%

LexisNexis for Labor & Employment

What types of labor or employment law-related challenges does LexisNexis help you solve?

The need to stay on top of emerging issues and trends
32%
The need to know the current state of the law (case law, statutes, regulations, etc.)
82%
The need for practical guidance from authorities in the field
29%
The need to pinpoint precedent language for drafting and negotiating
37%
The need to maintain employment compliance
21%
The need to access comprehensive content to help research and prepare cases
61%
The need to inform litigation strategies
36%
Other
5%

LexisNexis for labor or employment

Why did your organization subscribe to LexisNexis for labor or employment law-related content or tools?

Access content and tools to efficiently research and prepare cases
76%
Access content and tools to efficiently research and stay compliant
22%
Access trusted and authoritative labor and employment treatises and analyses
30%
Access labor and employment-related agency and administrative materials
34%
Ability to better serve your clients/organization
44%
Ability to better leverage staff and resources
10%
Other
13%

Business Professionals Leverage LexisNexis CourtLink For Timely Insight

Why did your organization subscribe to CourtLink?

Access to relevant documents
67%
Receive updates about new and ongoing litigation faster than we would through other sources.
58%
Uncover critical information we wouldn’t have otherwise found
56%
Ability to search across the full-text of more than 168 million dockets and documents in one place
53%
Access to the largest collection of full-dockets
44%
Ability to pursue new business opportunities we wouldn’t have otherwise known about
42%
Access to litigation profiles of key players
42%
Ability to share information with others on my team
33%
Enables us to spend less time data gathering and more time analyzing/decision making
28%
Ability to receive timely alerts of new and ongoing litigation on our mobile devices
22%
Access to key information on expert witnesses
19%
Other
11%

Knowledge Mosaic: Corporate Legal Department Usage

For what tasks do you use Knowledge Mosaic?

Research SEC filings
49%
Stay informed of daily securities news
82%
Reference model documents
12%
Access to advanced alerts
1%
Search laws, rules, and agency materials
30%
Stay abreast of Dodd-Frank rulemaking and changes
39%
Analyze trends and identify precedent in the enforcement arena
12%
Use investigation disclosures
1%
Investigate executive compensation
1%
Support and perform corporate governance tasks
14%
Review Law Firm Memos
12%

Knowledge Mosaic: Corporate Legal & Governance/Compliance Challenges

What challenges did your organization face with securities research prior to purchasing Knowledge Mosaic?

Needed information that is not readily accessible
45%
Deep searching not available
39%
Accurate information is difficult to find
3%
Current source is too complex
15%
Had to use multiple sources to find info we need
48%
Managing multiple sources is expensive
21%
Spending too much time data gathering
27%
Difficulty analyzing data for decision making
12%
No or little customer support available to assist research needs
6%
Other
9%

Corporate Counsel prefer to use Lexis Advance for their legal research

I prefer to use Lexis Advance over:

WestlawClassic®
65%
WestlawNext®
31%
Bloomberg Law®
17%
Other
14%

Law firms prefer to use Lexis Advance for their legal research

I prefer to use Lexis Advance over:

WestlawClassic®
44%
WestlawNext®
34%
Bloomberg Law®
20%
Other
13%

Shepard’s Delivers a Positive Return on Investment to Corporate Attorneys

Do you feel the value of Shepard’s to your research provides a positive return on investment?

Extremely high ROI
17%
High ROI
40%
Positive ROI
44%
Negative ROI
0%

LexisNexis CourtLink Provides Multiple Benefits

What are the benefits of using CourtLink?

Ease of use
64%
Provides comprehensive results
58%
Ability to search across federal and state courts in a single click
57%
Efficient
56%
Offers access to the courts you need
53%
Instant access to briefs, pleading and motions
46%
Ability to share updates with colleagues or others working on the case
36%
Provides the fastest Alerts with the complaint attached
26%
Provides the fastest Tracks
21%
Ability to scan alerts for relevant keywords
15%
Has a mobile app functionality for Alerts and Tracks
6%
Other
3%

Challenges Solved With LexisNexis CourtLink

What challenges do you solve using CourtLink?

Access dockets and documents from federal courts
90%
Track activity and parties in ongoing cases
90%
Access dockets and documents from state courts
89%
Access dockets and documents from federal and state courts in one search
78%
Conduct research on opposing counsel or judge
68%
Conduct research on your case
56%
Find new business opportunities
51%
Gather competitive intelligence
50%
FOIA requests
1%
Other
10%



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