LexisNexis Expands Lexis Practice Advisor with Launch of Two New Offerings
Addition of Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and Pennsylvania Practice brings the total of specialized practice area and jurisdictional offerings from LexisNexis to sixteen
September 25, 2017 — NEW YORK — LexisNexis® Legal & Professional today announced the launch of two new offerings within the company’s online practical guidance solution Lexis Practice Advisor®, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and Pennsylvania Practice. These new modules join a growing collection of Lexis Practice Advisor resources that provide deep and specialized expertise such as practice notes, annotated forms and checklists—all designed to help lawyers more confidently advise clients, negotiate and draft effective documents for a specific area of practice or jurisdiction while decreasing time spent on routine tasks.
With this launch, practical guidance is now available from Lexis Practice Advisor across sixteen practice areas and jurisdictions. All Lexis Practice Advisor modules are infused with content created and regularly updated by more than 650 expert attorney authors and practitioners representing more than 265 firms, ensuring the guidance provided is expansive, relevant and current.
“In today’s increasingly demanding legal environment, practitioners need truly authoritative and trusted content to work with, and they need it to be both timely and relevant to their area of practice—which is why we’re excited to announce two new offerings for Lexis Practice Advisor,” said Rachel Travers, vice president, Lexis Practice Advisor & Analytical. “For those practicing in the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation area of law or in Pennsylvania, Lexis Practice Advisor now offers a specialized, comprehensive set of content, resources and step-by-step guidance to help them serve their clients or organization more efficiently and confidently.”
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation (EBEC) empowers legal professionals with specific guidance on this sophisticated area of law. EBEC practice entails navigating numerous statutes enforced by a variety of agencies, and also interrelates with other practice areas such as tax, securities, M&A and labor and employment. Lexis Practice Advisor clarifies this complex web by providing practice expertise and deep insights through expert tips, annotated forms, checklists and more—helping attorneys of all experience levels complete their compliance, drafting and corporate transactional tasks with greater ease and certainty.
Pennsylvania Practice provides lawyers practicing in Pennsylvania or serving Pennsylvania-based clients with jurisdiction-specific resources and practical guidance such as tips and insights, expertly-drafted annotated forms, checklists and links to relevant cases, codes and treatises in important state-specific practice areas for Pennsylvania attorneys including: Pennsylvania state litigation, estate planning, probate & estate administration, family law and criminal law. This curated and continually updated set of content and expertise helps lawyers handle transactional and litigation matters faster and more effectively.
“The continual expansion of practical guidance and information within Lexis Practice Advisor is a significant part of our strategy to offer legal research capabilities tailored specifically to the daily needs of our customers,” said Travers. “Delivering exactly what a lawyer needs in a specialized practice area or jurisdiction helps them drive business and success for their practice.”
The Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and Pennsylvania Practice offerings are the fifteenth and sixteenth jurisdictional and practice area-specific modules available through Lexis Practice Advisor. Other available modules include practice area and industry-specific offerings for Bankruptcy, Capital Markets and Corporate Governance, Commercial Transactions, Corporate and M&A, Corporate Counsel, Intellectual Property and Technology, Labor and Employment, Finance, General Practice and Real Estate, as well as jurisdictional modules for California, Florida, New York and Texas. When logging in to access this new content, users will see and experience the recently refreshed Lexis Practice Advisor interface, designed to deliver an enhanced, intuitive experience that provides easier and faster access to the information they need.
To ensure seamless workflow, Lexis Practice Advisor is integrated with multiple LexisNexis products and services. Attorneys can access Lexis Practice Advisor from Lexis Advance®, easily source practical guidance via Lexis Practice Advisor from the Lexis® for Microsoft Office® toolbar and simultaneously search LexisNexis content and their firm’s internal documents with Lexis® Search Advantage. Using embedded links, the modules furnish deeper supporting content only available through LexisNexis, including but not limited to excerpts from Matthew Bender® treatises and legal news from Law360®.
More information is available within the Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation and Pennsylvania Practice brochures.
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