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LexisNexis® CourtLink® Strategic Profiles

LexisNexis CourtLink Strategic Profiles help you gain insight into a public company's litigation history, attorney experience on a particular nature or suit, and map out litigation trends. CourtLink searches the most in depth historical civil online database of court records covering 10-20 years of cases to pinpoint relevant information and to provide you a Strategic Profile with easy to read graphs, data charts and facts.

Litigators - Argue more effectively

  • Litigant Strategic Profile
    Gain meaningful insight into a public or private company, subsidiary or individual’s litigation history. View a directional overview of litigation activity by nature of suit and geography. Determine which law firms have represented the company in the past. Drill down into the associated dockets and supporting documents to see patterns of settlements, mediation, etc. Be sure to update all cases identified at the bottom of the page as having "No defense Counsel assigned" to ensure you see the most up to date view of competitive and share activity.
  • Attorney/Law Firm Strategic Profile
    See a sampling of an attorney or law firm’s experience in a specific nature of suit or in front of a particular judge. View associated dockets to see patterns in legal tactics employed and to identify case resolution history. To ensure attorney profiles reflect all relevant cases, start first with a case type profile and update all dockets where defense counsel is not present.
  • Judicial Profile
    Run a Strategic Profile to uncover a judge’s experience in a case type. Drill down into attorneys who have argued the case type in front of the judge in the past. View dockets and order motions, pleadings, etc to see the legal tactics the judge found compelling.

Marketing/Client Development Professions - Grow your business

  • Litigant Profile
    Identify client or prospect litigation trends and drill down to see activity by a specific nature of suit. This will help you identify matches between a companies' needs and your law firm’s area of specialty allowing you to target client development activities. Get a better handle on your firm's share of total available business from a client and see trends within your prospect or client base.
  • Nature of Suit Profile
    View nature of suit trends and identify growth opportunities nationally. Compare trends on a court-by-court basis. Monitor case types that seem to be on the decline and flag emerging risk. Gain insight into market trends so that you can make the best business development and practice area expansion decisions.
  • US District Court or State Court Profile
    Conduct geographic analysis and evaluate litigation trends by practice area. Compare nature of suit trends within a US District Court so you know what practice area to expand in.<<Example>>

Corporate Counsel/General Counsel - Hire and Manage Law Firms More Effectively and Identify Risk To Your Business

  • Litigant Strategic Profile
    Reveal litigation history of a public or private company, subsidiary or individual. Uncover patterns in business practices and trends in legal strategy. Strategic Profiles help you develop valuable insight into litigation involving your competitors, vendors, partners or prospective partners for a better understanding of potential legal risks. Be sure to update all cases identified at the bottom of the page as having "No defense Counsel assigned" to ensure you see the most up to date view of competitive and share activity.
  • Attorney/Law Firm Profile
    Drill down into an attorney or law firm's experience in a nature of suit and in front of a particular judge. View dockets of relevant cases to see the legal tactics they used in the past, case resolution and track record.
  • Judicial Profile
    Identify attorneys who have argued cases in front of the judge presiding on your particular case by running a Judicial Strategic Profile to see the number of times each attorney has been in front of the judge.
  • US District Court or State Court Profile
    Conduct geographic analysis and evaluate litigation trends by practice area. Compare nature of suit trends within a US District Court so you know where potential risk exists.
  • Nature of Suit Profile
    View nature of suit trends and identify areas of increasing or decreasing litigation nationally. Compare trends on a court-by-court basis. Monitor case types that seem to be on the decline and flag emerging risk. Gain insight into market trends to make well informed decisions.

Insurance Professionals—Improve Profitability by preventing & detecting fraud

  • Litigant Profile
    Uncover current and past litigation activity to reveal trends, motivations and tendencies involving an organization of interest…then red flag these high-risk relationships.
  • Nature of Suit Profile
    Identify opportunities and threats associated with litigation trends in your industry or geographic area.
    Financial Services Professionals—Identify risk & assess opportunity
  • Company Profile
    Uncover litigation history and trends to reveal patterns in business practices by an organization.
  • Nature of Suit Profile
    Identify opportunities and threats associated with litigation trends in your industry or geographic area.

Once Strategic Profiles have helped you identify the cases, trends, competitors, or litigation activity you want to follow, use Track to find out about activity in existing cases and Alert to be notified of newly filed cases of interest to you.
 


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