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LexisNexis delivers the superior content, products and support that New York attorneys like you rely upon daily.

  • Get must-have New York content
    Be confident that our primary law materials, secondary sources, news and public records will help you work faster and better.
  • Get more New York exclusives
    Exclusive Matthew Bender® treatises include sources specific to New York and surrounding states.
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Start with comprehensive state and local primary law content

LexisNexis has 119 more years of New York Attorney General Opinions than Westlaw®.* LexisNexis also offers 15 sets of municipal codes from New York, while Westlaw only offers 4 sets.

The Public Utilities Reports (PUR) are exclusive to LexisNexis. The PUR, with its synopses and headnotes, has become the “gold standard” for attorneys practicing in the areas of energy, utilities or telecommunications law.

Analyze this—Expert treatises and practice guides

Get straight to the point with expert insight and timesaving forms. Access proven practice guides written by New York practitioners. Explore legal issues and trends discussed in law reviews from across the state.

See the full list of New York treatises & practice guides

Enjoy 20/20 foresight with access to more verdicts & settlements

Do you take the case or pass? Compared to Westlaw, LexisNexis has almost twice the number of New York verdicts and settlements to help you better assess case value and limit your risk of exposure.

Get the facts fast from our unmatched news and legal news collection

Stay current with must-have state news sources, including LexisNexis® exclusives such as the New York Law Journal® from ALM® and full text content from The New York Times. With over 26,000 regional and national sources, no other provider even comes close to our depth and breadth of news content.

Connect people, property and assets with unrivaled public records

Locate elusive parties, research business records and identify assets in New York with our frequently updated collection of public records. We’ve got 45 billion public records … and counting.

See how our public records collection stacks up to Westlaw**:

  • LexisNexis Real Property Tax Assessors Records are updated more frequently than Westlaw in 100% of the counties in the state of New York.
  • LexisNexis Real Property Deeds/Mortgages go back further than Westlaw in 84% of the counties in the state of New York.

New York practical guidance—backed by New York experts

Lexis Practice Advisor® New York Business & Commercial is a beginning-to-end, practical guidance resource that provides comprehensive coverage of New York’s key practice areas.

You’ll find practical guidance written by New York’s foremost practicing attorney-authors, as well as forms and the information you need to succeed at each stage of your New York matter.

Find out if it’s still good law

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* Comparison data based on information available as of May 2016.
 Comparison data based on information available as of October 2015.
 Comparison data based on information available as of March 2016.
** Comparison data based on information available as of December 2015.